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April

Disability Support Worker

Estia Foundation of Australia - Gladesville, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Estia Foundation is seeking a person to provide direct hands on care to adults (18 years - 65 years) with intellectual and physical disabilities in a supported accommodation environment. This includes assistance in all aspects of daily living including feeding, personal hygiene and community access.

The Estia Foundation of Australia operates five facilities: two in Gladesville, one in North Ryde, one in Roselands and one in Blakehurst. The successful applicant would be based at our Blakehurst site but would need to be willing to travel to a facility in any of the above locations if the need arose according to the roster. 

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

1. Providing direct quality care to service users in accordance to individual needs and a person centred approach.

2. To transport and accompany service users to facilities in the local community, including appointments.

3. Administration of medications in Webster Packs.

4. Written and verbal communication skills and completion of set documentation.

5. Ensuring service users have their meals, sometimes feeding, meal preparation and adhering to nutrition and dietary needs.

6. Ensuring personal hygiene of service users is upheld on a daily basis including assistance in bowel care.

7. Ensuring facility is hygienically maintained with a high level of performance and safety.

9. Use of mobility aid equipment.

The following are essential. Applicants who do not possess the following criteria need not apply.

Essential:

  • Full current NSW Drivers Licence. No International Licence or Provisional Licences are accepted.
  • Effective oral and written communication in English.
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and other administrative tasks.
  • Experienced in the disability field and/or aged care.
  • Good at domestic duties.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work rotating shifts including weekends.
  • Willingness to travel to Blakehurst and on occasions to Roselands, Gladesville or North Ryde facilities.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Police Check clearance.
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate

Base rate: $24.99 - $29.99 per hour plus penalty rates apply.

Gladesville, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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