Casual Disability Support Worker – Far West District – Broken Hill

  • Company:
    Ageing, Disability and Home Care
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

<div align="center"><div align="center"><b></b><p style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><b>Family &amp; Community Services </b></p><p style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><b>Ageing, Disability and Home Care</b></p><p style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><b>Disability Support Worker</b></p><p style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><b style="">Broken Hill,&nbsp;</b><b style="">Far West District</b></p><div><br></div><div><div align="center" style="'Times New Roman', Verdana, sans-serif;"><b>Casual Opportunities Now Available</b></div><div align="center" style="'Times New Roman', Verdana, sans-serif;"><b>Please Note: a Recruitment Pool may be created to fill future Ongoing vacancies</b></div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div align="left" style="'times new roman', verdana, sans-serif;"><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b>Salary</b>: Ongoing Part-Time rates startingfrom $51,044 – $62,847 p.a. (plus employer's contribution to superannuation andannual leave loading) Casual rates starting from $25.74-$31.70 per hour (plusleave loading and penalties).&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">Family &amp; Community Services are currentlyseeking enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to &nbsp;provide care and support to people withdisabilities living in community based group homes/respite centres by promotingtheir independence, skill development and community engagement through a personcentred approach.</p><div>&nbsp;</div><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">FACS is still recruiting Disability Support Workers as we continue toprovide services to people with disability. Disability Support Workers willprogressively transfer to non-government organisations from September 2017 andwill maintain their FACS employment conditions for 2 years. Please call 1800 203 966 if you have any questions or if you would like to discuss this further.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><div><b><u>About the Disability Support Worker</u></b></div><div><b><u><br></u></b></div><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">Thiscareer involves a lot of variety and no two days are the same. Supportingpeople with a disability is rewarding as well as challenging an unpredictable.But you will be trained and supported to manage the range of work required. Yourresponsibilities may include:</p><ul type="disc"><li>Implementing person centred life style plans to enable learning, independence and safe living skills that will improve the person’s quality of life</li><li>Creating and maintaining an environment that empowers people with a disability</li><li>Develop and implement programs to support clients to develop their skills and abilities so they are more able to make decisions affecting their lives, live as independently as possible and to help them participate in the community &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</li><li>Encourage clients to develop and maintain relationships with their family, friends, advocates and the broader community</li><li>Help them to develop and maintain independence and safety in personal care, health and hygiene such as eating, dressing toileting and bathing</li><li>Performing various household tasks including menu planning, cooking and serving meals, cleaning, shopping and other activities of daily living</li><li>Implementing behavioural support plans aimed at assisting individuals who demonstrate challenging behaviours to achieve their goals</li><li>Administration duties – completing and maintaining quality records</li></ul><br><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b><u>You will enjoy a range ofbenefits including</u></b></p><ul><li>CompetitiveRates: Ongoing Part-Time rates starting from $51,044 – $62,847 p.a. (plusemployer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading)</li><li>Flexibleshift arrangements – 24/7 rostering, opportunities for additional hours</li><li>Provisionsfor penalty rates for shift work as well as loading for additional hours</li><li>Ongoingtraining and career development </li><li>Rewardingwork environment </li></ul><br><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">Click&nbsp;<a href="file://bizlink/DHS/BL/USERS/THORNV.BIZLINK/Role Description – Disability Support Worker.pdf">here</a>&nbsp;toview the Role Description for the Disability Support Worker role</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">To find out more about working for Ageing, Disability and Home Careclick&nbsp;<a href="https://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/">here</a><br>&nbsp;<br><b><u>Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion</u></b><br>&nbsp;<br>FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity andinclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability,Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.<br>&nbsp;<br>FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will providereasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call oremail the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferredmethod of communication.<br>&nbsp;<br><b><u>Requirements</u></b><br>&nbsp;<br>To be eligible and considered for the Disability Support Worker role you must:</p><ul><li>hold acurrent Australian Drivers License</li><li>hold a current First Aid and/orEmergency Response certificate </li><li>you mustbe able to drive a government vehicle seating up to 6-10 passengers</li><li>it isrequired that you can commit to a minimum of 3 days per week on a 24/7 basis </li></ul><br><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><i>Please note:</i>&nbsp;If successful in this role you will also berequired to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check in accordancewith the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 and provide a Working with Childrencheck clearance number prior to commencing in the role.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance pleaseclick&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check">here</a></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b><u>Application &amp; AssessmentProcess </u></b></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b><u><br></u></b></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">The Child Protection (Workingwith Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work tohave Working with Children clearances. If successful in this role you will berequired to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior tocommencing in the role.<br>To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance pleaseclick&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check">here</a><br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;The Disability Inclusion Act 2014 prohibits a person who has beenconvicted of a criminal offence as outlined in Schedule 2 of the Act to beemployed to provide disability supports and services directly to people with adisability in a way that involves face to face or physical contact. </p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">To complete yourapplication, please attach your current resume and provide a response to the(2) targeted questions below:</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b><u>Targeted Questions</u></b><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>1. Please describe why you think the role of a Disability Support Worker isimportant, and how you would demonstrate support of people with a disability?<br>&nbsp;<br>2. What kind of ethics or values do you think are important to uphold as aDisability Support Worker? Why are they important and how would you apply themin the workplace?</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">Should you have any enquiresabout applying for the Disability Support Worker please contact Recruitment on 1800203 966. </p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><br></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b>The needs of the people we care for vary, so you will need to remainflexible, adaptable and positive in everything you do.</b></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b><br></b></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><b>“The work is not always easy, but the rewards are attractive and willbring out the best in you”.</b></p><br><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"></p><br></div></div></div>