SUPPORT WORKERS

  • Company:
    Avivo
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:

We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds

  • Permanent Part time
  • $21.58 – $28.69 plus super and the option to salary package
  • Work in your local community!

Avivo is a leading community services organisation in Western Australia. We work closely with people and families who need individualised support services due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.

 

We are committed to people living as valued citizens, making their own decisions, developing their abilities and growing in their relationships. We believe in an organisational culture where all employees can develop and do their best work.

 

 

If you have an enthusiastic and positive outlook, are reliable and intuitive, like a challenge and care about people living at home in their community then we would love you to be part of our Pinjarra team.

 

Given the customer support schedules, you will definitely need to be available weekends and evenings and have experience in (or be willing to learn) high care skills like hoisting, bowel care and peg feeding!

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Domestic and household assistance
  • Personal care including dressing, showering and personal hygeine
  • Social support including assistance with community access and attending appointments
  • Clinical care – bowel and catheter care and peg feeding (training provided)
  • Manual tasks such as hoisting
  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
  • Problem solving issues with the person and/or their family, and the team
  • Regular communication with your team and participation in team meetings

What we require:

  • Previous support work experience in Disability/Aged Care is desirable
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and find innovative solutions
  • Competent using a Smart Phone and Apps 
  • Availability to attend mandatory and paid training during the week 
  • A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle 
  • Flexible availability to work a range of shifts from morning to evening and during the week and weekends

Candidates must be living in the Pinjarra area.

 

In return, you will receive awesome conditions:

  • An hourly rate between $21.58-28.69 plus super and afternoon/evening loading and weekend penalties
  • Option to Salary Package up to $18,550 to reduce taxable income 
  • A Mobile Phone to use for work
  • Pay for kilometres and time travelled between supports
  • Extra 2 days of leave per year and 17.5% leave loading for Annual Leave
  • Comprehensive training opportunities and supportive team