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Disability Support Worker

Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a National organisation that provides a number of direct and indirect (staffing) services to the Healthcare Sector. We are currently experiencing a HIGH demand for skilled Disability Support Workers to work directly with our host clients in group home sil/sda environments within the Wollongong, Shellharbour & surrounding areas. 

About the role

This role is diverse!  If successful, you will be given the opportunity to work with a variety of leading disability organizations, in a variety of support environments. 
You will be supporting clients with Complex Mental Health and Intellectual disabilities Your role will further include: 

  • Supporting individuals in Community Access, In Home Support and Residential setting
  • Follow behaviour support plans to support participants live more independently
  • Enhance the lives of individuals by engaging with their daily activities and assisting with daily routines
  • Provide personal care with dignity such as grooming, dressing, showering etc.
  • Manage accurate and detailed shift reports including progress notes and incident reports
  • Ability to work collaborative in a team and autonomously
  • Supporting adult clients with intellectual/physical disabilities, high medical needs, mental health diagnoses or involvement in the criminal justice system


About you

  • Completed a Certificate lll in Disability, Individual support or in similar disciplinary
  • Minimum of 12 months PAID experience in a group home environment supporting individuals living with disability, complex behavious & mental health conditions. 
  • Evidence of 1st & 2nd dose Covid Vaccinations
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Valid CPR, FIRST AID, WWWC & NDISWC
  • Someone who is flexible and willing to do rotating 24/7 roster including, AM, PM, sleepover, awakes and active nights.


Benefits
  
Healthcare Australia the most preferred staffing agency for Disability Support Worker, we work with Nationally Recognised Disability Service providers. The benefits working with HCA are:  

  • Flexible working hours & shift variety
  • Paid above award Remuneration
  • Recognition for your hard work through HCA Rewards Program
  • The opportunity to work with a variety of established clients
  • Ongoing training covered by HCA incl. MAYBO, Manual Handling and Midazolam training
  • eHCA App – for easy access to shifts, timesheets and updating your availability
  • Readily available Employee Assistance Program 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us on [email protected] for further information.
 
Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting successful candidates for screening. Successful applicants will be required to clear all relevant probity checks before starting in the role. To apply for this role, please follow the link and submit your resume. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

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