Cocoon Group Services supports every person with a disability’s right to have suitable accommodation.
With a network of houses across NSW, we are an NDIS registered provider that offers our clients the chance to live closer to friends and family in the best possible homes.
In addition to providing excellence in housing, we wish to offer high quality support.
Our complementary agency provides support workers to our houses.
About the Role
As a Support Worker, you will be assigned to one house, or a group of adjacent houses and may support multiple clients with disability at that location.
As an empathetic and dedicated individual, you will rapidly assume a significant role in our housing client’s lives, allowing them to live their best life and meet all of their goals.
In this role, you will be required to undertake the following tasks:
While we value experience, we understand that it comes in many forms: classroom learning, on the job, life experience or caring for a friend or relative with a disability are all valid.
Our Support Workers are expected to conform to the NDIS Code of Conduct at all times.
You are an empathetic, competent and diligent person who is proud to provide assistance to individuals with physical, developmental or cognitive disabilities.
You’ll need to be a compassionate and detail-oriented person who possesses strong listening and oral communication skills. Patience, a passion for helping people and being a consummate team player are also essential.
Teamwork is necessary but you will need the ability to work independently with clients to assist them to achieve their goals. You should also be in good physical condition as the job may involve lifting clients, such as assisting them into vehicles, or helping them in and out of showers.
To be successful in this role you need to possess the following:
Essential skills & competencies:
Experience & Qualifications:
Minimum 1 years’ experience with people with disability is necessary. Applicants must have completed the free NDIS-mandated module “Quality, Safety and You”. This can be found on the NDIS website.
Certificate level qualifications, such as Disability Services or Community Services, are well regarded, and Aged Care qualifications are also a good indicator of skills.
To commence work, all Support Workers will need the following:
We are determined to employ dedicated and caring people!
If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation that values the highest level of quality in everything it sets out to achieve, we want to hear from you!
Our process will include questions on your attitude and personality, and we are sure you understand that we only want the best for our clients.
Please complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.