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Disability Support Worker

Organisation : Achieve Australia

Location : NSW Regional (Casino)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time, Casual/Vacation

Profession : Community Services, Education & Training, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Engagement, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

We are Achieve Australia!

  • Opportunities available for casual and permanent – part-time roles
  • SCHACDS award Level 2 – plus generous Salary packaging and Superannuation
  • Base location: Casino.

About the role:

At Achieve Australia we are wanting our community and lifestyle activities to set us apart from the rest, and be industry leaders when it comes to variety, skill development and levels of client engagement. We want our clients to be able to pursue their passions and hobbies as well as engage with the community.

To help us achieve this goal we are looking for people with experience in facilitating, and/or a passion in, the following areas:

  • Art
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Fitness – including personal training, swimming instructing
  • Yoga and holistic life skills
  • Music
  • Information Technology

If you haven’t worked in the disability sector before but have a passion to help others and experience/skill in an area mentioned above, or maybe you have early childhood experience and want a change in the industry, then Apply Now for a rewarding career.

More detailed information about the role is available in the attached Position Description.

About you:

Achieve Australia supports a workplace that embraces all people’s unique contributions and fosters social inclusion through the experience of belonging. Aboriginal Australians and people from diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply for this job.

To be successful in this role you will be required to address the following selection criteria:

  • Minimum Cert III Individual Support or Disability with 2 years’ experience working within the disability sector/ or
  • Experience in another specialty you can bring to the program, and a willingness to complete Cert III
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Understanding and commitment to the Disability Standards and WHS.
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability.
  • Sound interpersonal, role modeling and customer service skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments.
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW Driver’s Licence (Green P2 or Full).
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Our benefits:

 Our employees are the champions of an inclusive world and in return we offer:

  • Working as part of a team that makes a difference in people’s lives
  • Access to Employee Assistance and Fitness Passport programs
  • Supportive, friendly team environment and culture

 

The Selection Process:

Applicants interested in this opportunity are encouraged to submit their resumes and answer a few short application questions, to help us understand more about you.

In determining suitability, you will be asked to complete an on-demand interview, psychometric assessment and attend an online assessment centre.

Pre-employment checks: Achieve Australia is committed to implementing safer recruitment practices. This means we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and staff are expected to share this commitment. Applications will be assessed on merit.

Candidates successful from the selection process will require to complete the following checks:

  • Reference checks
  • Police check (Please note criminal history does not immediately affect employment opportunities)
  • WWCC
  • NDIS WC
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Medical assessment

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Achieve Australia

At Achieve Australia we are wanting our community and lifestyle activities to set us apart from the rest, and be industry leaders when it comes to variety, skill development and levels of client engagement. We want our clients to be able to pursue their passions and hobbies as well as engage with the community.

How to apply

To register your interest apply online, providing an updated resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

If this sounds like you and you want to make a difference in people’s lives, APPLY NOW!

Contact us if you have any questions about this position, would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment process, or require an alternate method of submitting your application:

#PBA1

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


Profession: #Community_Services, #Education_and_Training, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Children, #Community_Engagement, #Disabilities
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