House with No Steps Support Workers- Sydney, NSW Part Time in Sutherland Shire NSW

House with No Steps

Branch Sutherland Shire NSW AU

Support Workers- Sydney, NSW
Sutherland Shire NSW

Willingness to use own vehicle (if required) with comprehensive insurance. Knowledge of and awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)….

Specialist Disability Support Workers House with No Steps (HWNS) is a leading provider of quality residential, employment and business services to people with disabilities throughout NSW, VIC, ACT and QLD. We are committed to innovation, continuous improvement and building strong relationships. We currently have a number of exciting opportunities for part-time and casual Support Workers to deliver supports across a range of services across multiple sites and programs such as Supported Living, Drop in Support, and Flexible Support in the Southern Sydney and South Western Sydney areas (i.e. Penrith, Liverpool, Panania, Hurstville, Sutherland, and Cronulla). To become part of the team at HWNS and work in roles that are both challenging and rewarding you will: Have genuine and positive regard for people with a disability and their families. Enjoy supporting people to be active participants in their community, with a commitment to motivating people to achieve personal goals and independence. Understand the importance and processes of active support to ensure inclusion and promote independence. To be considered for these roles, applicants: 1. Must address the selection criteria below in their application letter and 2. Attach a resume Essential Experience working with and commitment to empowering people with a disability and/or mental health diagnosis. Experience working with challenging behaviours. Commitment to motivating people we support to achieve personal goals, enabling community participation and independence skills building, through person centred practices. Knowledge of and awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Available to work on a rotating flexible roster, which may include a combination of shifts including days, afternoons, active nights, sleepovers and weekend shifts. A capacity to meet the physical requirements of the job that may include manual handling tasks and personal care Well-developed communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage the administrative tasks associated with the role and good computer competency with MS Office. A willingness to learn and grow within the support worker role including participation in ongoing training. The capacity to work in a small team environment and at times independently. A commitment to gaining an understanding of and working with HWNS Values, Mission and the Disability Services Standards. Current Drivers Licence. Willingness to use own vehicle (if required) with comprehensive insurance. Current First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain). Current Working with Children Check (or willing to obtain). If you are passionate about supporting people with disabilities to be active, inclusive participants in their communities and would like to work in a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you. We offer career development opportunities, access to comprehensive competency based staff training, salary packaging options and access to employee benefits programs (incl. gym membership, health fund, pharmacy discounts). How to Apply: Please apply via our website http://careers.hwns.com.au and include a covering letter addressing the above selection criteria and a current resume outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. Please quote reference number SYDSW0417 in your application. Applications close: Friday 19th May 2017 Contact Us: Further enquiries please contact: Name: Elana Coundrelis Email: [email protected]

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Sutherland Shire, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-26
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