Support Worker – Narara

We currently have fixed term full-time position from June 2021 to February 2022 (with potential to extend) 76hours per fortnight and ongoing casual positions, vacant in one of our high support houses in Narara on the Central Coast.

We are looking for a supportive, reliable, highly motivated and energetic Support Worker to work with previous experience managing challenging behaviours to provide in-house support for clients with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). Ability to support participants to their appointments and varying activities.

These participants enjoy physical activity and you will need to be actively involved with these activities. You will be required to undertake sleepover night shifts. Have a personal car with comprehensive insurance to transport clients to various activities and appointments. You will need to be willing to provide for the participants in meal planning and food preparations along with other day-to-day activities.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in supporting people with Intellectual Disability (ID) and/or other relevant industry experience •Ability to work in Gosford area
  • Demonstrated resilience to episodes of challenging behaviour(Experience working with PWS is an advantage)
  • Willingness to work across a range of shifts including split shifts, weekends/public holidays, sleepover and active wake shifts
  • Willingness to complete personal care such as assisting in showering and toileting
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a team as well as autonomously
  • Computer literate with capability in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and other related software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one before the commencement of employment
  • Current driver’s licence and a reliable insured vehicle
  • Valid NDIS Workers Screening Check or willing to obtain one before commencement of employment
  • Willingness to support participants when they are unwell including in the event that they contracted Covid-19

If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you!

Interaction offers an attractive remuneration package. In addition, Salary Packaging is available to the successful applicant which can increase take home pay substantially.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Katherine Rooney at careers@interactionservices.orgquoting the reference number Fixed-term Full time N01 or Casual N00.

All successful candidates will be subject to receiving appropriate/suitable clearances, including an NDIS Worker’s Screening Check or a National Criminal History Record Check, and required to maintain these clearances throughout employment with Interaction.

People with disability are encouraged to apply.

Interaction Disability Services is an EEO employer and encourages people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. Only Australian citizens, permanent residents or those with working rights in Australia are eligible to apply.

Applications Close COB 5th May 2021.

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