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Female Disability Support Workers - Nowra / Worrigee

Australian Foundation for Disability

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

About the opportunity 

With our ongoing expansion, we are looking for experienced *female community Support Workers / Lifestyle Assistants.

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 exception, joy filled lives. 

When you work for us you can expect to:

  • Get regular work around a variety of shift times
  • Work with people who have varying needs with a variety of disabilities
  • Follow individual service and healthcare plans
  • Use your administration skills to document client records daily
  • Communicate effectively with your clients, their carers and families
  • Help your clients get the most out of their experience
  • Work as part of a dedicated and fun team

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
  • Working with Children Check (or willing to obtain)
  • NDIS workers screening check (or willing to obtain)
  • Current Australian driver's license and own vehicle
  • Able to address triggers and redirect 
  • Can work in 1:1 capacity 
  • Available to work regular shifts on a 24/7 roster


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 functional assessment and 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.

*The need for Female Lifestyle Assistants is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 – sections 14.

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