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Disability Support Worker - Northern Suburbs

InLife Independent Living
  • Are you a fantastic disability support worker?
  • Regular shifts, flexibility to work mornings, evenings and weekends
  • $38p/h weekdays after induction, plus salary packaging (pay less tax)

About us

We’re InLife. A not-for-profit disability support provider that specialises in working with people with frequent and complex support needs, including 24/7 assistance.

We are building a support team to work in a supported independent living environment comprising of individual apartments for residents living with an ABI

We are upholding InLife values to create a team culture, embracing the input of residents, families, and other stakeholders to provide quality individual support in a community environment. Our approach evolves with the progression of the individual, and we embrace new ideas and technology that will assist us in achieving our mission.

We foster a safe, empowering, and supportive environment for our clients and our team

InLife supports a range of clients who live with physical disability, acquired brain injury, neurological conditions, intellectual disability, or autism.

To do a great job, you’ll need:

  • Good judgement and common sense, listening skills, a willingness to learn and a commitment to our values.
  • Experience in Personal Care (Showering and Dressing) Assistance with Domestic duties
  • Experience supporting people with a physical disability including transfers/use of equipment and confident in hoisting
  • Experience and understanding of clients with Behaviours of Concern (BOC)
  • Experience in Mental Health would be an advantage but not essential
  • Understanding of and commitment to NDIS policies and principles, especially regarding clients exercising choice and control
  • Willingness to support residents with activities of daily living as well as hobbies
  • Have great patience and be willing to put in the time and energy to build rapport with clients
  • Willing to work with a care team approach and incorporate the guidance of residents, families, and professionals. This would include open communication with all stakeholders to develop strategies to support our clients to live independently as well as creating a welcoming environment to live in
  • Full drivers licence and be willing and comfortable with providing transport in your own vehicle sometimes (we reimburse you for costs)
  • Willing to work varied shifts with varied hours including early mornings, evenings and weekends together with some short shifts, sleepovers and active night shifts. We also need you to be able to commit to ongoing shifts.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for supporting people with disabilities to live great lives.

**Please note - when you apply you will receive an email asking you for some further details - please look out for it!

Before we can hire you, you’ll need an NDIS Worker Screening Check. This is a mandatory requirement before you can start work. It came into effect on 1 February 2021. You can use the link below to apply for your check and read more. Read more: https://www.service.vic.gov.au/services/national-disability-insurance-scheme

Based on the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions that came into effect recently, InLife are required to collect, record and hold vaccination information about you. You will need to be vaccinated or hold a relevant medical exemption to work with us. More detail is available on our website.

Benefits

  • We offer great pay, generous benefits and a supportive team culture (plus a strong commitment to birthday cake!)
  • You can also access salary packaging (can mean extra take-home pay)
  • Opportunity for career progression - a clear career path for assistants who want to progress into team leader or coordinator roles
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