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Disability Support Worker - Factory Based

Australian Foundation for Disability

Afford is a growing Disability Service Provider. We can offer regular shifts and great benefits located across Australia.

About Afford

Afford is a well-established employer within the disability sector. Celebrating our 70th year we continue to expand our services as we grow our national footprint covering a range of services and have over 2,000 employees that support over 3,200 clients.

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence. Our Vision is to provide innovative and flexible high quality support that will genuinely enhance the lives of people with disabilities, their families and carers.

About the opportunity

With our ongoing expansion, we are looking for experienced community Support Workers / Lifestyle Assistants to assist in our factory and offer 1:1 support work.

The successful candidate will be a part of an innovative, passionate not-for-profit organisation, whose primary focus is to support people with disabilities to lead exceptional, joy filled lives. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide high quality daily client support
  • Process and provide information and administration support
  • Comply with NDIS requirements related to client supports
  • Communicate and establish effective and professional relationships
  • Effectively contribute to site and asset maintenance
  • Ensure all Afford policies and procedures including WH&S are adhered to
  • Other duties as directed by the Team Leader

About the candidate

We are looking for Lifestyle Assistants who are as focused on supporting people with disabilities to lead exceptional, joy filled lives as much as we are! You will also need the following:

  • Must have experience with high / challenging behaviours
  • A current First Aid Certificate and Working with Children Check 
  • Current Australian driver's license and own vehicle
  • Able to address triggers and redirect 
  • Can work in 1:1 capacity 
  • 3 days a week guaranteed

Benefits

Afford is an employer of choice and our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Ongoing professional development and paid training
  • Flexibility and fantastic working environments
  • Discounts on a range of products and services including gym memberships
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging

Afford is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

If successful, you will need to complete a national and international police check.

Please note that if you haven't heard from us within one week, please accept that your application, at this time, has been unsuccessful.

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