Disability Support Worker

Uniting

Location
South West and M5 Corridor
Reference #
493576
Closing Date
08-06-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

 About the opportunity 

Uniting has an exciting opportunity for a Disability Support Worker to join our accommodation team on a permanent part time basis in Campbelltown. Uniting Disability offers a range of services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants providing support to both adults and young people living with a disability.

As our service operates in a 24/7 environment, so we are looking for flexible staff who are available to work a rotating roster with set shifts. Applicant’s rosters will have a mixture of shifts - morning, evening and overnight including weekends.



Key Responsibilities: 

As a Disability Support Worker, you will: 

  • Support clients to identify and achieve goals
  • Support daily living activities through capacity building
  • Maximise independence and confidence through enabling clients to access the community
  • Implement unique behaviour support plans
  • Implement routines and structures through positive role modelling
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Build effective relationships with clients and their families and carers



Skills & Experience 

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability, or equivalent accreditation in social science/community services
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care
  • Demonstrated experience managing challenging behaviours and behaviour support plans
  • Demonstrated experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to maintain accurate records
  • Experience supporting participants from Aboriginal and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds would be advantageous
  • Current paid Working with Children Check
  • Full NSW Driver’s licence and fully insured vehicle 
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Willing to travel across the greater Sydney area



Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Play a significant role in supporting NDIS participants to achieve their goals through capacity building
  • Opportunities to work with a diverse client base across multiple environments (group home, in-home, respite care)
  • Comprehensive induction training from Day 1
  • Paid travel entitlements between clients


Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

Find your next job faster than ever!

  • FREE online registration
  • Daily job alerts
  • Online profile & CV (searchable by clients)
  • Large client & agency database

Register now

Maximize your chances!

Ensure that your online CV is up to date as employers are always searching our online CV database of candidates.

Modify your profile

Need assistance?

A member of our staff is ready to help you with any questions you may have.

Contact us for a fast response