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Disability Support Worker - Newcastle

Elsy Group
  • NDIS Disability Support Worker
  • Casual with transition to PPT
  • Newcastle

Are you an experienced and motivated NDIS Disability Support Worker located in the Hunter region?

Elsy is a brand-new name in Disability Support in the Hunter region. We’re an Australian disability organisation with a team of dedicated professionals with disability sector skills and experience from around the world. We are committed to providing the best care in Disability Services - focused on quality support and education for people with a disability.

We are seeking GREAT Support Workers to join our Elsy team in Newcastle.

If this sounds like you…get in touch! We’re hiring now!

More About Us:

Elsy is an ethical organisation dedicated to providing quality, individualised and innovative support services to adults with a disability and will be shortly, providing support services for children with a disability. We take an individualised approach to working with participants to ensure they are enjoying a lifestyle that is achieving their individual goals within the home and the wider community. We support independence, embrace innovative practice, and are committed to reinvesting profits into quality care delivery, infrastructure, and support of not-for-profit community projects.

About the Role:

Elsy is looking for supportive and engaging people to join our new team who will be an integral part of the implementation of individualised supports within a Supported Independent Living setting.

Our services are focused on a person-centred culture. We reward excellence with performance incentives in employment packages.

As a member of our valued Elsy team, you will receive the best training and career development opportunities. You will be part of an exciting new organisation aiming to expand.

Successful candidates will have the drive, passion, and proven ability to be a part of a team of professional Support Workers facilitating quality care in an innovative home environment and supporting inclusive community activities.

About You:

You are enthusiastic, energetic, and self-motivated. You are a great team player and a genuine caring person with a passion for social inclusion. You are an ambassador for disability rights.

You are the kind of person who:

  • Possesses gallons of empathy, compassion, and patience.
  • Lives and breathes Person-Centred Practices
  • Agree that genuine Choice and Control in all aspects of a participant’s life is our greatest outcome
  • Thrives in a team-based environment where everyone helps each other to get the job done
  • Understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality, privacy, and duty of care to participant circumstances and organisational matters, always.
  • Has direct experience supporting people with a disability, preferably within a Supported Accommodation setting
  • Builds rapport with people and is an excellent communicator

Essential Criteria:

  • Working knowledge of the NDIS
  • Flexibility to work within a service that provides 24/7 care, this includes weekend work, sleepover and or active night shifts within a fortnightly roster.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office suite particularly MS Word and MS Outlook.
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively and establish rapport with participants.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the rights and interests of people with a disability
  • Drivers Licence

Desirable:

  • Qualification in Community Services, Disability, or related field
  • 12 + months experience in a similar or relevant role
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates (must be obtained before starting)
  • Have or are willing to obtain a National Criminal Check, NDIS Worker Check and Working with Children Check

to apply

Please click Apply Now and follow the instructions.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact John Piper – John@elsy.com.au using the subject line: Disability Support Worker - Newcastle enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0418297705. All conversations are confidential.

Elsy is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we welcome applications from all candidates who meet the requirements for the position.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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