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June

Disability Support Worker

Total Support Services Ltd - Hobart, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you have a passion for making a difference and helping people to achieve their goals? Do you want to work with a company that cares about clients and staff like family?

Total Support Services is always looking for enthusiastic and experienced Support Workers to work around Hobart and surrounding areas. Send your resume, and we will contact you if we have a suitable position for you. Please let us know the distance you are willing to travel (10k, 25k, 50k).

Who we are:

As a family-owned business, we like to extend this feeling of belonging to our staff and clients. Which means we work together to succeed together.

Total Support Services has seen massive growth in the past years, and we invite you to be part of it. The organisation has been supporting people with disability for over ten years. We have offices in South Australia, Tasmania, and Queensland.

We like to think outside the box, like exceeding expectations, and most importantly, we do everything we can to support people with disability. Our latest Employee Staff Satisfaction survey has shown that 93% of our employees were satisfied with the organisation.

What will be your role?

We are looking for support workers for Hobart and the surrounding areas. You will provide care to your clients living in the community, supporting their independence and improving their life quality….. interacting one-on-one with clients, completing activities that may include but are not limited to:

  • In-home personal care, daily living assistance, including showering, personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, laundry & ironing.
  • Providing care in accordance with the client’s individualized Care and Meal Plan.
  • Supporting with community-based recreational and social activities.

Commitment to total quality support is the most important value a Total Support Services Support Worker holds – a true dedication to supporting people with disability to live with dignity and as independently as possible. We are looking for a reliable Support Worker to assist clients around Hobart and the surrounding areas.

The Support Worker is responsible for providing support and supervision for people in the home or workplace. You provide companionship and emotional support, and you promote independence and community participation at every opportunity. From time to time, you will work with other health professionals to maximise our clients physical and mental well-being.

The Support Worker is a core member of our team and contributes to service practice development through regular staff meetings, planning processes, and policy reviews. All service delivery must be in line with the Policies and Procedures of Total Support Services and the requirements of State and National Disability Services Acts.

PURPOSE

  • Provide support services to clients to meet their individual needs and be in line with Policies and procedures
  • Provide services to clients as directed and/or documented with the Individual Client Support Plans.
  • Maintain a high standard of practice when providing support to clients
  • Maintain a high standard of confidentiality regarding service provision to clients and operations of Total Support Services

MANDATORY SELECTION CRITERIA

MSC1: Certificate III in Disability / Aged Care or a minimum of 3 years experience in the field

MSC2: Previous experience in working with People with Disabilities

MSC3: Current ‘C’ class driver’s license

MSC4: Current working with children clearance applicable to the state in which they work

MSC5: Certificate in First Aid

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

KSC1: Demonstrated commitment to ‘Inclusion’ principles and adherence to Disability Service Standards

KSC2: Highly developed time management skills

KSC3: Working towards obtaining certificate III in Disability

KSC4: Certificate in manual handling

DESIRABLE SELECTION CRITERIA

DSC1: Working knowledge of the disability sector and NDIS

DSC2: An understanding of the complexities of a community-based service provision

DSC3: Clear understanding of disability service standards

DSC4: Clear understanding or Worksafe Practise

BENEFITS

We will provide you with a central office, computer, phone and access to pool cars, gratifying career, great pay rates and a friendly and collaborative environment.

Please send your resume with a cover letter telling us about your likes (music, sports, book, gym, walk, etc.) and your extra skills (if you have done a course in accounting, theatre, etc.). Therefore we can match you with someone you can support and get along with.

We can't wait to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Casual

Salary: $31.00 – $61.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • Flexible hours
  • Monday to Friday
  • Public holidays
  • Rotating roster
  • Shift work
  • Weekend

Supplementary Pay:

  • Overtime pay
  • Penalty rates

Hobart, TAS

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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