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Organisation : EACH

Location : Melbourne (Lilydale)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 8 Dec, 2019

About the role

Who we’re looking for
As part of our team at Lilydale, EACH is looking for several Support Workers to provide support services, making a huge difference to the lives of our clients.

If you’re a Support Worker, qualified with a Cert III in Mental health, Aged Care or Disability, valid Working with Children Check, current drivers license and Australian residency status or valid Australian working rights and relevant experience and enjoy variety in your day, you might be exactly the per son we’re looking for!

Suitable applicants would have previous experience delivering home support to a variety of customers from early childhood to older adults. Each has documented policies and procedures to support the staff and customers. Opportunities exist for professional and personal development to enhance your work experience.

What you’ll be doing
If you have a keen desire to provide our customers with a caring and empathetic response to their needs, then we want to hear from you. These positions offer casual employment where you are able to work the hours to suit allowing flexibility for a positive work-life balance.

We’ll be looking to you to provide support services to Customers (as outlined in their care or service delivery plan) to assist them in maintaining independence and achieving identified goals such as cooking, nutrition, social engagement, personal care (i.e. toileting, showering, medication, grooming, and dressing) and budgeting.

The support services and capacity building for each customer are unique and may cover one or more of the following areas: Daily Living, Relationships, Social and Community Participation, Health & Wellbeing, Home environment, Lifelong Learning, work, Choice & Control. You will require a basic understanding of the NDIS and the Aged Care System; an understanding of approaches in the support of people living with complex needs, and a demonstrated cultural awareness with a commitment to social inclusiveness and diversity.

A basic level of physical fitness required as you will be participating in activities such as shopping, domestic skills, maintaining tenancy, using public transport, attending appointments and a degree of flexibility depending on Customer needs. Shifts may include early start, late finishes and weekend work.

Who you’ll be working with
Support Workers are well supported by the Customer Service Delivery Leads (CSDL’s) and the Team Leader. The Support Worker role is very independent, however, our CSDL’s are always available to guide you. Our team is dedicated to giving clients and each other the best possible support.

What we offer
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a family-friendly workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Next steps
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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