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March

Disability Support Worker

ZEST CARE - Parramatta, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About Zest Care

Zest Care is a Government-approved Disability Support Provider offering quality, personalized care plans designed around an individual's needs and goals. We have a dedicated team of passionate professionals whose aim is to provide the best possible support for our customers. Zest have extensive experience in supporting individuals and families with physical disabilities, mental health, behavioural difficulties and special education needs. Our support workers are carefully selected to make a positive impact and help clients achieve their goals.

About the role

Zest Care are currently looking for passionate and caring individuals who are interested in gaining casual employment to work hand in hand with our clients.

You will be working with a range of clients and you must:

  • Be comfortable working with people with a range of disabilities (physical and mental)
  • Have commitment to family and person centered approaches, supporting inclusion and participation
  • Have the ability to build and manage friendly relationships within a team environment
  • Be able to think critically, problem solve and have strong decision making skills
  • Be able to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Providing community inclusion and networking opportunities for client and supporting client's recreational activities
  • Be willing to transport clients in your vehicle
  • Be reliable and have exceptional communication skills

You must have at a minimum:

  • 6 months experience in supporting people with a disability/aged care/mental health
  • A relevant tertiary certificate (minimum Cert III) - ideal
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • Current Paid Working with Children Check
  • Police Check (under 6 months olds)
  • NSW Driving Licence

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours - weekdays, school holidays, weekend, nights
  • Ongoing and casual placements available to suit you
  • Penalty rates on evenings, nights and weekends
  • Rewarding career making a real difference
  • Supportive Office team to help where they can