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Disability Support Worker - Central Coast


Community Care and Disability
Location: NSW
Work Type: Part Time contract
  • Great opportunity to join a newly created team and contribute to its growth
  • Flexible hours with work availabe at both ends of the Central Coast
  • Electronic roster and timesheet with weekly pay

McArthur is one of the most recognised and respected names in the Australian recruitment industry providing carers and recruitment solutions to the Aged and Disability Care sector for over 40 years. McArthur Community Care has been established from a deep desire to provide trusted and tailored care to support people to live independently. We are committed to providing the highest quality service to maintain people's independence, choice and control.

As a new NDIS Registered Service Provider, we specialise in delivering individualised and flexible supports through a holistic and person-centred approach to maintain independence and social connection with the community.

About the role:

We are offering exciting career opportunities for the right people to become part of this newly created team. We are seeking qualified disability support workers who have specific experience in working with people with high support needs and challenging behaviours.

As a Disability Support Worker, you will be required to assist people to remain living independently in their home by assisting them with:

  • Personal care - showering, dressing, grooming, assist in/out of bed
  • Household tasks - household cleaning and laundry
  • Skill development - shopping, cooking, catching public transport
  • Transport - transport to appointments and/or shopping
  • Social & Community participation - engage in the community, meet people
  • Role modeling and mentoring

Suitable applicants MUST have:

  • Minimum 6 months experience as a disability support worker role or in a similar position or life experience (essential)
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours and/or high support needs (essential)
  • Certificate III in Individual Supports; Disability or equivalent (essential)
  • Current Police Check and Working with Children Check (essential)
  • Current First Aid Certificate incl. CPR (essential)
  • Current Manual Handling Certificate (essential)
  • Valid Driver's Licence (essential)
  • Fully insured vehicle (to be used for work purposes)
  • Experience with Positive Behaviour Supports
  • Possess a high level of trust, honest and integrity and be able to maintain a professional relationship with all participants

Why work for McArthur Community Care

We value our Support Workers and seek regular feedback on all Participants and services.

We celebrate and thank our Support Worker's dedication and flexibility with our "Carer of the Month" award.

All Support Workers are eligible for our "Refer a Friend" or "Refer a Client" promotion - ask for further details during your interview.

We provide ongoing support and development for all Support Workers as required

If this sounds like the right job for you and you meet all of the above criteria - don't want - APPLY NOW

138635 Posted On:17/07/2019