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March

Residential Care Officer / Disability Support Worker

Private Company - Ashfield, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

TLC Nursing Agency is looking for a full-time Disabilities Services Officer who can be responsible to provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, recreational, health, housing and other social welfare matters.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • assessing clients' needs; provide direct support to people with a disability, on a day to day basis, according to individual needs, plans, programs and direct observation.
  • developing and implementing support programs; communicate and interact with consumers, families, community agencies and staff on day to day and other matters as necessary.
  • interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties
  • monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients: maintain consumer and home records, write notes and routine reports
  • assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services
  • liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services
  • supporting families
  • driving clients to and from medical appointments

Skills & Experience

  • Qualifications in the Aged Care industry
  • Over 2 years of work experience in the industry
  • An understanding of the ageing process
  • A comprehensive clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues
  • Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience interacting with a wide range of people
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to residents needs
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

The successful candidate will receive a salary package of $55,000 - $65,000 p.a. + superannuation.

Ashfield, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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