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Reference Number 10209
Position Title Support Worker
Employment Type Flexible Part Time
Department Region-Wheatbelt CL
Location Wheatbelt Hub
Enterprise Agreement Classification Senses Collective Agreem - Support Worker
Salary $25.00 to $31.00
Position Summary

Are you a passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability? Maybe you are looking for a flexible workplace or your next career change. If so this is the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Senses Australia has been providing world class disability services to the Western Australian community for more than 120 years. Every day, we help well over 650 children, adults and seniors with a wide range of disabilities reach their full potential. The number of individuals choosing Senses Australia as their provider of choice is growing more and more each week – this is why we need you to join our team!

 

We are seeking experienced and committed Support Workers to deliver services in the Wheatbelt area.  We are looking for candidates whose values align with ours, strive for excellence and are passionate in providing the best possible service to people with a disability. Our Community Living staff encourage clients and their families to have choice and control over their services, achieve their goals in their individual plans including improved wellbeing, healthier relationships, participation in their chosen community and independence.

 

Respite House shifts available in York are (flexible part-time hours):

  • 7.30am to 2.30pm
  • 2pm to 8pm
  • 7.30pm to 8am
  • There are also varying shifts in the community within the Wheatbelt.

 

What is in it for you?

  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,899
  • Competitive remuneration based on experience
  • Healthy work life balance
  • A supportive, multidiscipline team based workplace
  • Career development opportunities
  • Ongoing training and development

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Applicants to list their availability from Monday to Sunday describing the times that they are available to accept shifts each day and night.
  • Located within or willing to travel throughout the Wheatbelt region.
  • An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of personal, social and leisure activities.
  • An ability and willingness to provide personal care to people who need it including support with showering and toileting.
  • Previous experience working with a person living with a disability
  • Sound ability to use a computer and mobile phone to access work emails and web based applications, training material.
  • Hold a current and valid Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Hold a National Police Clearance (no older than 6 months). Please address any convictions in the online application.
  • Hold a "Provide First Aid HTLAID003" Certificate (with at least 12 months remaining to expiry).
  • Understand our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Excellence and to promote them.
  • A sound understanding of working within an organisation's policies and procedures.
  • Understanding of importance to maintaining professional boundaries.

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with people with a disability with med-high care needs
  • Previous experience working with people who may communicate unmet needs through behaviours that can be challenging.

 

How to Apply:

Click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the onscreen prompts to complete your online application.  The system will prompt you to answer the selection criteria. Please ensure you submit your latest resume and a cover letter that addresses the reason you are applying for this position.

For further information please contact our recruitment team via email on recruitment@senses.org.au

Please note: only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted and the position may be filled prior to the stated closing date.

We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

 

Senses Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We are also committed to maintaining a non-smoking environment.

Selection Criteria Essential: Please list your availability from Monday to Sunday describing the times that you are available each day.
Essential: Located within or willing to travel throughout the Wheatbelt region.
Essential: An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of personal, social and leisure activities.
Essential: An ability and willingness to provide personal care to people who need it including support with showering and toileting.
Essential: Previous experience working with a person living with a disability.
Essential: Sound ability to use a computer and mobile phone to access work emails and web based applications, training material.
Essential: Hold a current and valid Australian Drivers Licence.
Essential: Hold a National Police Clearance (no older than 6 months). Please address any convictions in the online application.
Essential: Currently hold or willing to obtain a "Provide First Aid HTLAID003" Certificate (with at least 12 months remaining to expiry).
Essential: Understand our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Excellence and to promote them.
Essential: A sound understanding of working within an organisation's policies and procedures.
Essential: Understanding of importance to maintaining professional boundaries.
Desirable: Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or equivalent
Desirable: Previous experience working with people with a disability with med-high care needs
Desirable: Previous experience working with people who may communicate unmet needs through behaviours that can be challenging.
Contact Person Tatianna Dupre
Alternate Contact Person Senses Australia Recruitment
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email recruitment@senses.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.