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Support Workers – SIL & Core Supports – Illawarra and Shoalhaven

We are seeking caring and reliable in our Supported Independent Living residences, and our Core Support Services team, who assist our disability clients to live as independently as possible in their own homes.


Locations: Illawarra and Shoalhaven

Salary: from $30 per hour and upward commensurate with experience

Schedule: Monday to Friday, Morning and Afternoon shifts.

Duties include:

Key roles in  “24/7 day” care and support to a client in the Shellharbour residential area. The successful applicants will be responsible for all aspects of the clients daily living routine which can range from personal care and domestic assistance to community access and social support which will require the following:
  • Supporting the client to make decisions and have choices
  • Supporting the client to identify and achieve goals
  • Promoting independence and independent living skills
  • Implementing and maintaining the behavioural support plan
  • Assisting with appointments and transport needs
  • Engaging the client within the community
  • Assisting with any personal care necessary
  • Monitoring the administration of medication

About You:

  • Genuine care and aptitude for working with and supporting people with disability
  • Empathy, a caring, nurturing nature, and patience
  • Trustworthy, honest, behaving with integrity and respect
  • Positive, friendly, hopeful, and encouraging
  • Practical problem solvers and do-ers

Your experience:

  • 1-3+ years paid experience as a disability support worker
  • Experience working one-to-one with individuals with physical and mental health disabilities.
  • Experience implementing behavioural support plans
  • Mental Health qualification and experience
  • Australian Business Number (ABN) (optional at this stage)
  • Flexibility regarding scheduling of shifts

Essentials: Licences and Certifications must be current or willing to obtain:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Disability or similar qualification and experience in related fields
  • NSW Driver Licence and Comprehensive Insurance for your car
  • Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check or NDIS Workers Clearance (preferred)
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Full Covid-19 Vaccination and Certificate

Work Eligibility: Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Preferred)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Join our friendly and supportive Illawarra and Shoalhaven Team

Send an expression of interest in a Support Worker role using the Contact form.

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