Disability Support Worker

  • Company:
    Healthcare Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

About us
Healthcare Australia is Australia’s largest specialist recruitment and staffing provider in the Health and Community Care industry. We have teams coordinating Support Workers for NDIS clients across Australia.

The role
We are seeking committed Disability Support Workers for our existing and new clients in Geelong and surrounding areas.

Your primary role will be providing one on one support to our NDIS participants within their home or out in the community. This can include assisting with daily living activities, providing domestic assistance, as well as personal care, transport, and other aspects of daily living as specified by their NDIS plan. If you are a person with a kind, patient and empathetic nature, and willing to provide with your upmost care, carrying a positive can-do attitude; then this role could be a match for you.

Essential criteria:

  • Must be RELIABLE
  • Minimum of  6 months paid experience in supporting people with disabilities
  • Chanllenging Behaviour skills highly regarded
  • Mental Health skill and experience highly regarded
  • Manual Handling skills such as using various types of Hoist highly regarded
  • Car, drivers licence and car insurance
  • Two relevant, professional and industry related reference checks
  • Have a current Employment Working with Children’s Check , or willing to obtain one
  • Have a current , or willing be to obtain a First Aid (HLTAID003) and CPR (HLTAID001) certificate.
  • Medication Administration Certificate not essential but highly regarded.

    Benefits of working for HCA:

  • Above award wages
  • Support Workers are considered a part of the HCA team
  • Shifts for existing and new clients
  • Free Victorian police checks
  • If you would like to discuss this opportunity further or apply directly, please call 1300 422 247. Alternatively click the “Apply Now” link. To be considered for this role applicants must have the right to work in Australia and undergo a DWES check. Only successful applicants will be contacte