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Reference Number 10275
Position Title Support Worker
Employment Type Limited Term Part Time
Department Community Living Service
Location Bassendean
Enterprise Agreement Classification Senses Collective Agreem - Support Worker
Salary $26.00 to $34.00
Position Summary

Are you a passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

 

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!

 

About the position:

We are currently recruiting support workers to fill our holiday vacancies. The position is for a 3 month contract over the summer months. Senses Australia’s Support Workers work alongside our clients to assist them with all aspects of daily living, community access, social inclusion and much more.  As part of the Community Living department , each support worker will report to a Regional Area Supervisor or Team Leader who offers support and guidance in your role.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • An ability to use a computer and mobile phone to access work emails and web based applications e.g. submit case notes, check roster
  • An ability and willingness to provide personal care to people who need it including support with showering and toileting.
  • Strong understanding of professional boundaries in the context of disability services and an ability to maintain professional boundaries during service delivery.
  • An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of social and leisure activities.
  • Work in a manner which empowers and values people with a disability.
  • Understand the needs of vulnerable people and be able to use your own initiative.
  • An understanding of Senses Australia’s values of integrity, respect, innovation and excellence and a willingness to promote them.
  • Hold a current Australian Drivers Licence and have access to a reliable car (covered by full comprehensive insurance).
  • Hold a current Provide First Aid Certificate (obtained within the previous 2 years).
  • Hold a National Police Clearance (obtained within the previous 6 months).
     

Desirable Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate 3 in Disability or equivalent
  • Previous experience in successfully supporting people who communicate unmet needs through behaviours that can be challenging.


 
Benefits:

Competitive salary
Salary sacrificing options
Work within a dedicated and supportive environment
Help improve the quality of life to those you support


 
How to apply:

You must apply online through our website and fill out the online job application form to be considered for this position. To do this select ‘Apply for this position’ and follow the onscreen prompts. Please do not email us your resume your application must be through our website.

For further other information please contact Recruitment recruitment@senses.org.au

Please note: this position may be filled prior to the stated closing date. Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

 

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: An ability and willingness to provide personal care to people who need it including support with dressing and toileting.
Essential: An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of social and leisure activities.
Essential: Hold a current Australian Drivers Licence, and willingness to transport clients in personal vehicle during shifts.
Essential: An ability to use a computer and mobile phone to access work emails and web based applications e.g. submit case notes, check roster.
Essential: Strong understanding of professional boundaries in the context of disability services and an ability to maintain professional boundaries during service delivery.
Essential: Understand the needs of vulnerable people and be able to use your own initiative.
Essential: An understanding of Senses Australia’s values of integrity, respect, innovation and excellence and a willingness to promote them.
Contact Person Karina Lodge
Alternate Contact Person Senses Australia Recruitment Team
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email recruitment@senses.org.au
Closing Date 31/12/2019
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.