We currently have a permanent part-time position, 47 hours per fortnight vacant in one of our high support houses in Baulkham Hills. We are looking for a supportive, reliable, highly motivated and energetic Support Worker to work with 3 residents with Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS). Shifts include morning shifts during the week and sleepover shifts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights on a set rotating roster.
What we are looking for:
Experience in supporting people with an Intellectual Disability (ID), PWS and/or other relevant industry experience
Demonstrated resilience to episodes of challenging behaviour
Willingness to work across a range of shifts including split shifts, weekends/public holidays and sleep overs
Willingness to complete personal care such as assisting in showering and toileting
Willingness and ability to provide active support in the community undertaking activities such as nature walks, exercise programs, swimming and attending the movies
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 license and a reliable insured vehicle
Valid NDIS Workers Screening Check or willing to obtain one before commencement of employment
Cert 3 in Disability
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 Jemima Mastroianni at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference number #KE02.
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.