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Disability Support Worker (Day Services)

Able Australia - Launceston, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Multiple Opportunities within our Day Support Services in Launceston area
More about the role

This role is suitable for an enthusiastic and caring individual who takes a person-centred approach when supporting people with disability. You will be empathetic, patient and passionate about supporting others to achieve their life goals.

In this role, you will be providing active support to people with disabilities, within their home and in the community, developing skills, independence and friendships. You will be supporting and encouraging clients to participate in a range of day-to-day activities based on their hobbies, interests and goals set within their NDIS support plans.

We are looking for highly motivated people to join our existing team that strives for service excellence and supporting our clients with respect, privacy and dignity.

To be considered for one of these exciting and unique roles, you must be available at least two to three days per week, shifts will be between 8:30am - 4:00pm.

Skills and experience required to be successful in this role

Experience working in the Disability or Aged Care sector.
Intermediate computer skills (ie: using Microsoft Outlook, documentation in a client management tool/CRM).
Must be available at least two to three days per week shifts will be between 8:30am - 4:00pm
Tasmanian Driver’s Licence (International licence and/or learners licence will not be considered)
Access to a reliable, insured vehicle (subject to suitability assessment / screening)
International Police Check if you have lived or worked overseas for more than one year within the last ten years
Right to work in Australia
NDIS Worker Orientation Module Training Certificate
National police check (less than 6 months older) / willingness to obtain
Provide First Aid & CPR / willingness to obtain
Manual handling Certificate

A relevant qualification in Disability, Aged Care, Individual Support, Allied Health, Mental Health or working towards it
Training Certificate - Recognise Healthy Body Systems (HLTAAP001) and Assist Clients with Medications (HLTHPS006).
Experience supporting those with mental health issues and/or trauma informed practice will be highly regarded.
Experience using Carelink+ or a similar client management tool.
Auslan qualifications will be highly regarded.

Benefits of joining Able Australia

Opportunity to work for a growing organisation that demonstrates industry leadership
Attractive Salary packaging benefits in addition to above award conditions (25% loading for casual staff)
Excellent work/life balance
Training and professional development opportunities to grow your career
Genuinely supportive team environment including a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
How to apply

Please click on the APPLY NOW button and complete the online application form. You will need to upload your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this job along with your skills and experience. You will be requested to upload a copy of your Working with Vulnerable People card (TAS) and Tasmanian driver’s licence.

Applications must be submitted by COB Monday, 1 February 2021

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. Employment is conditional upon screening checks throughout employment. If you have any particular question regarding the position or need to find out more, get in touch with Paula Cronly, Team Leader-Tas on 03 6240 8625.

Able Australia embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, members of LGBTQI community, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage and people of all abilities to apply.

Launceston, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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