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Careers

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Our priority at NDIS For You is to ensure that people with disability continue to get the support they need. We need dedicated and motivated people working with us to make this happen. If you would like to join our dynamic team, we warmly invite you to apply for an open position. 

Open Positions

Please see our open positions below and if you feel like a good match to any of them, feel free to send your application! 

Disability Support Worker

 OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • To contribute to the provision of quality respite to people with a disability and their carers
  • To promote the philosophy of people with disabilities being valued members of the community
  • To enhance the role of the carer not to replace it
  • To work as an affective team member of NDIS For You to achieve the purpose of the role
  • To function within the mission and objectives of NDIS For You
  • To maintain competency in fulfilling the requirements of the role

 

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

  • The purpose of the position is to provide personal care and or community access support to people with a disability and their families within their own residence or their local community
  • The position works under the support and supervision of the consumer and service co-ordinator
  • The position works within a negotiated care plan and the written policies of NDIS For You

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW Driver’s License
  • Minimum of Certificate III in Disability Services/individual Support and or Aged Care fields
  • Previous experience in Disability Services and or Age Care field is desirable

 

GENERAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Provision of personal care support: all aspects of personal hygiene and grooming
  • Ability to undertake specific domestic tasks: making beds, cleaning bathroom area after use, collection of soiled clothes and linen for washing
  • Ability to communicate with families and consumers
  • Ability to work and adapt to a range of environments and family cultures
  • Ability to maintain consumer and family confidentiality
  • Ability to provide the service within a negotiated care plan
  • Ability to provide support to the consumer in their local community to assist them to access a recreational or social activity of their choice
  • Ability to transfer/lift consumers manually or with consumers equipment
  • Ability to attend in/out service training for career and service development
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to perform basic administration tasks associated with the position

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Personal Care/ In-Home Respite:

  • Bathing
  • Showering
  • Transferring and lifting
  • Toileting
  • Meal Assistance
  • Shaving
  • Dressing/Undressing
  • Allied tasks such as making of persons bed
  • Washing soiled linen/clothes

 

Community Access:

  • Recreational or social activities within their local community that the consumer identifies with Eg. Movies, picnics, shopping, bowling
  • Some transferring and lifting involved

SELECTION CRITERIA

 

SC1        Qualifications in the disability and or aged care fields

 

SC2        Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment

 

SC3        Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision

 

SC4        Ability to utilise effective communication skills

 

SC5        Ability to complete administration tasks involved with position

(Eg. General forms, timesheets, reports etc.)

 

SC6        First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain

 

SC7        Knowledge of “Duty of Care” principles or ability to rapidly acquire

 

SC8        Knowledge of Disability Services Act (1992) or ability to rapidly acquire

 

N.B. Selection criteria must be addressed before applications will be reviewed. Any questions regarding the above can be directed to the Service Co-ordinator or Service manager.

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