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Disability Support Worker

Achieve Australia

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  • Generous employee benefits
  • Rewarding role in a values driven organisation
  • NFP Salary packaging benefits - up to $18,550 per year

This job advertisement is to fill currently available Job opportunities across Sydney and to build a talent pool for upcoming roles.

We are Achieve Australia!

  • Opportunities available for the maximum term and permanent - part-time roles
  • SCHADS award Level 2 plus generous Salary packaging and benefits
  • Base locations: Meadowbank, Villawood, Guildford, Hills, Hornsby.

About us:

Achieve Australia has been providing services to people with disability since the 1950s. Today, we are a registered NDIS provider offering accommodation, community participation, supported employment and support coordination services in Greater Sydney and in Northern Rivers regions in NSW. We are driven by our Passion, Purpose and Principles:

· Our Passion is social inclusion for people with disability.

· Our Purpose is to build extraordinary lives, supporting people with disability to be well, have a home, choose a career, learn new skills, participate in their community and enjoy a full life.

· We live by our Principles of inclusiveness, stewardship, extraordinary outcomes and ethical practices.

About the role:

Undertake routine processes and procedures to assist in providing clients with quality client nursing and disability support services, taking a person-centred approach in line with the customer service framework and in compliance with the organisation’s policies, processes and procedures, to meet the National Standards for Disability Services and all regulatory and legislative requirements.

About you:

Apply the organisation’s customer service framework and a person-centred approach to provide quality support and assistance to clients in their daily activities to develop skills, maximise their independence, participate within the community and facilitate relationships in line with their Individual Plans (IP).

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

  • Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting people with disability and their families.
  • Certificate III in Disability or equivalent, or willingness to work towards same within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Understanding and commitment to the Disability Service Standards and WHS;
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with a disability;
  • Experience in working with and supporting individuals who have challenging behaviours and/or complex needs;
  • Sound interpersonal, role modelling and customer service skills;
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt to changing environments;
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check and NSW Driver's Licence (Green P2 or Full); and
  • Experience in working with and supporting adults deemed as having significant complexity in their lives.

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

If you have questions about this role, please direct enquiries to [email protected]

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)
  • Working with Children check
  • NDIS Worker check.
  • First Aid Certificate

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!

We have a Covid-19 Safety Plan in place including policies and procedures to support our clients and our workforce. The Covid-19 Management Committee meet on a regular basis to ensure our responses continue to be proactive and comprehensive, ensuring the safety of stakeholders at all times.


Job details
Date posted
10 Jun 2021
Social Work & Community Services
Aged & Disability Support
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