Support Worker - Disability
About the role
As a Support Worker, you play a vital role in supporting people to live their best life and we’d love you to join our Supported Independent Living and Community Access team as we grow our services.
This is an opportunity to join a team who are highly motivated and committed to deliver innovative and contemporary models of support that demonstrate positive impact to people with physical and psychosocial disabilities.
We are offering 2 part-time positions with a minimum of 30 hrs per fortnight as well as several casual positions.
Extra annual leave, salary packaging and on-the-job-learning are just some of the reasons to apply for a Support Worker role with Uniting WA. You’ll also be joining a supportive team who value your individual skills and life experience and want to see you thrive.
You will be
- Someone enjoys life and wants to support our participants, and helps participants to build their capacity to maintain their independence where possible.
- Present in the moment and give positive encouragement to our participants
- Flexible and can adapt to changes day to day
- Person-centred and know how to provide strength-based support
So, if this sounds like you, keep reading as there are a few more things Uniting will need you to have such as:
- A qualification in Disability or relevant demonstrated experience
- A current First Aid, Medication Administration and Manual Handling Certificates
- A valid C class Australian driver's licence and your own reliable vehicle
- An NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
- Completion of the NDIS Worker Orientation Module
Working with Uniting
At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected
As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
We're a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.
We're bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we'll support you to belong and thrive.
We value social and cultural diversity, and we're committed to a safe workplace. We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.
Uniting is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.
How to apply
Please apply through the SEEK website providing a current resume and a covering letter. We are looking for some outstanding staff who want to make a difference so make sure you tell about your experience and why you are the best person to support our participants.
If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role, please contact Operations Lead Barsha Shahi on 0468 610 399.
A position description outlining further details will be available at https://unitingwa.org.au/join-the-team/
- Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
- Do you have prior experience as a disability support worker?
- Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
- Do you own or have regular access to a car?
- Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
- Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?
- Do you have a current manual handling certificate and medication certificate?
- Would you prefer the part time or casual position?
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