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Disability Support Workers - Blackheath and Katoomba

Advertiser: Kirinari Community ServicesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
26 Jul 2019
Location
Blue Mountains & Central West
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About Kirinari

Kirinari is a dynamic, growing organisation that provides high quality service in NSW and Victoria. Our business is growing at a rapid rate to provide services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) customers. We employ over 500 employees and provide a fun and proactive team environment with great job satisfaction.

About Your Role

We are looking for engaging, motivated and passionate people to come and join us. You may be an experienced support worker or someone that is thinking of a career change into the disability sector.

To become part of the Kirinari team we are looking for applicants who are:

  • Willing to support customers across a 24 hour, 7 day a week roster cycle.
  • Willing to work shift work, including regular sleepovers, weekends, public and school holidays which can assist you to meet your work/life balance needs.

Applicants 

Our DSW’s are responsible for the day to day support of our customers, this ranges from support within shared accommodation, domestic and personal assistance and support with accessing community access.

Successful applicants will possess resilience, self-confidence and a willingness to engage customers with various backgrounds and needs. You will need to have strong communication skills and an ability to develop positive relationships with customers and actively support their individual needs in line with their NDIS goals.

Kirinari employees enjoy working within a friendly and supportive workplace environment where your own hobbies and interests can be woven into the supports provided to our customers. A wage will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on their qualifications and experience. *Salary packaging is available to Full-time and Part-time employees.

If you wish to join our team, please submit an application that includes a cover letter detailing your relevant qualifications, experience and/or transferrable skills and a copy of your current resume by 5pm, Friday 16 August 2019. You are required to have a current driver’s license, basic IT skills and a smart phone.

For more information please call one of our People and Culture Leaders in the Blue Mountains Region on 024782 9371.    

You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

No agencies or third party applications please.

At Kirinari we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and promote diversity. We encourage people of all ages and abilities including those with lived experience or knowledge of disability to consider a career with us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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