Job details: Part-time
Delightful young woman with cerebral palsy requires some new people to join her support team. She requires assistance with all aspects of daily living including personal care, mealtime assistance, communication, outings in the community, driving to and from activities and medical and therapy appointments. No previous experience in disability support is required as full training is provided on the job. Shifts are generally weekdays 2.5 hours in the morning, 4.5 hours afternoon / evening. There are also weekend and evening shifts available. Many of our current team are uni students studying nursing, other allied health and special education degrees. We can work around uni timetables and placements. Most of our team stay 2+ years and find that they gain invaluable experience and insight. However, we welcome applications from anyone who has a genuine interest in disability support work and meets the criteria listed below. We pay above award rates and superannuation.
-positive attitude and willingness to learn
-clean driving record and with confidence to drive large people mover vehicle
-punctual and reliable with a strong work ethic
-Passionate about people with disability living ordinary lives where they are connected to and belong in their community
-Physically fit and strong enough to carry out personal care and therapy tasks as well as pushing a heavy wheelchair around.
-Available for at least 2 - 4 shifts per week, for a total of 12 - 15 hours. (Could be more if desired)
-High level of spoken and written English
-Permanent resident or Australian citizen
-Covid vaccination x 2 (Our family, along with all of our existing support workers are fully vaccinated)
-can provide refernces from current &/or previous employers
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