Disability Support Worker

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Healthcare Australia is Australia’s largest specialist recruitment and staffing provider in the health and community services industry. We look for people who share our core values of accountability, care, who are team players, leaders and who understand the needs of our clients.
  
The role

We are seeking experienced Disability Support Workers, Social Workers and Youth Workers for casual shifts in and around Melbourne. Your primary responsibility will be to support people living with a disability in a group residential or day placement setting. This can involve manual handling, community access, transportation, personal care and companionship. 

Desired applicant qualities for this role include:
– Someone with a person-centred approach
– Manual Handling experience & Cert
– High behaviors of concern experience 
– Available to work a variety of times
– Energetic and excited to make a difference in people’s lives

Pay rate – $38+ per hour and up to $88 on public holidays.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum of 6 months paid experience as a Support Worker in a Residential Group Home Setting/ SIL supporting 20-64 year olds.
  • relevant qualification in Disability or Aged Care or Individual Support will be an added advantage.
  • Two relevant, professional and industry related reference checks.
  • Must be willing to provide or obtain a Victorian Working with Children’s Check for employment purposes.
  • Must be willing to provide or obtain a NDIS worker screening check
  • Have a current or be willing to obtain a First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID004) and CPR (HLTAID001) certificate.

Benefits of working for HCA:

  • Above award wages.
  • Free Victorian police checks.
  • eHCA mobile app to manage your availability, shifts and submit timesheets revolving around your time.
  • Varied shifts available.
  • Opportunity to work close to home in a rewarding career.

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