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Disability Support Worker - Permanent Part Time Positions

Supporting people with disability to gain skills, confidence and independence is an important and rewarding job.

 

Work with heart

This is a job that makes a real difference in people’s lives. We want you to bring your whole person to work – your compassion and resilience, and also your sense of humour and creativity.

We welcome people with a variety of life experiences. You will be empathetic, have a flexible approach and believe in everyone’s ability to grow and achieve.

We are interested to know your skills and experience, but we also want to know about what you do for fun outside work. This is valuable as it helps us match your interests with those of our clients.

 

About Us:

Possability is an Australian non-profit organisation, providing a range of quality individual and flexible support options, supported accommodation, employment and training, respite and intensive support for people with disability and children and young people with a history of adversity. Possability is the trading name for all disability services and child and youth services that we deliver in Tasmania, Victoria, and Queensland.

We are currently seeking a number of permanent part time Support Professionals to work with a new complex client in the Wynyard area. The ideal applicant will be flexible, be able to think on their feet, follow specific support plans and be willing to work in a 1 to 1 support environment. All necessary client specific training will be provided. In return, we offer a challenging but rewarding opportunity to support people to maintain their independence and build additional skills.

Positions available: three 30 hour per fortnight positions. These hours are the minimum guaranteed hours that you will be rostered each fortnight while employed with Possability. The current proposed rosters have additional hours; ranging from 32-50 hours per fortnight. You will also have the opportunity to be rostered or pick up additional shifts.

The rostered shifts are proposed to be either 9 am to 5pm, or 5 pm to 9 am (sleepover) on a rotating roster which covers 7 day support for the client. Weekend work is an expectation and a requirement for this position, however all rosters allow one full weekend off each month.

 

Essential Skills Required:

  • Experience working in an Intensive or Complex Client Support Service role.
  • A current, unrestricted driver’s licence.
  • A Certificate III or above in a related field (desirable).
  • Provision of a satisfactory pre–employment medical report.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate.

 

To apply:

Before you consider submitting an application take a moment to review our values and the Position Description.

Please note that to complete the application form you will need to upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this job and your skills and experience.

We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to commencement; you will be required to undertake a National Police Check, a Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check with an NDIS endorsement, and a NDIS Worker Screening Check.

For more information email us at careers@possability.com.au or call 1300 067 067.

Applications must be submitted via our website by 9 am, 23rd of February, 2021

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