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Support Worker - Disability - Central West

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Individual Support
  • Casual roles
  • Central West locations - Bathurst, Orange and surrounding area
  • Variety of shifts - 2 to 8 hours - Mornings, Afternoons, Sleep Overs, Weekdays, Weekends

We are seeking passionate, energetic and caring support workers who enjoy what they do - improving the lives of their customers. Across the Central West region we are fortunate to assist a diverse range of people within our Individual Support programs. We are seeking Support Workers who enjoy helping people & who believe they are a perfect fit for our core values.

Locations - Where we have roles

  • Bathurst
  • Orange
  • Lithgow
  • Oberon

Own It - How we get the job done

Lifestyle Solutions help our customers to live as independently as possible through our individual support programs. We are looking for Support Workers who can provide positive encouragement, help to build and develop relationships within the community, encourage life skills and inspire confidence in those around you.

As a support worker in this team you will:

  • Provide mentoring and skill development, assisting customers to explore their interests
  • Assist with coaching independent life skills and social skills
  • Helping our clients to engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities
  • Assist customers to meet their individual support plans
  • Assist customers with personal care if required; showering, toileting, feeding and grooming

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

  • Be willing to be available to work a variable roster which includes mornings, afternoons and weekends
  • Previous experience supporting people with intellectual disability or physical disability
  • Experience of supporting people with medication needs will be advantageous
  • Experience working with people who have a range of behavioral concerns and needs
  • Versatile communication skills; the ability to communicate and interact with both verbal and non-verbal customers
  • Current drivers licence and own vehicle
  • Current Provide First Aid certificate (HLTAID003)
  • Formal qualifications in Disability, Community Services or Welfare will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
  • Strong computer skills and written skills to communicate with the team and accurately record shift notes

Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

Joining Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a different in people's lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams.

You will be able to:

  • Use your strong communication and interpersonal skills to engage with a wide variety of customers
  • Be able to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Work collaboratively in a complex environment as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Work within a Self Managed Team

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

We’re people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring.

We believe everyone is equal.

We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right. You can learn more about us here.

We know that great support workers don’t just happen by chance; they are people who flourish in teams, communicate clearly, and are calm in crisis and flexible in their responses. They come from a variety of backgrounds such as university students, teachers, retail assistants, or administration wizards, but they share a common passion. Their passion is to walk alongside and support people of all ages and needs, to empower them, support their dreams and to make a positive difference. Support workers are as unique and individual as the people they support.

Join Us - The next step

All applications must be lodged online, please answer the easy questions below. If you have any additional questions please call Alan Field on 0439 689 011 during business hours.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from under-represented communities and groups are strongly encouraged. We can provide adjustments to the recruitment process if required; please contact the Talent Team on 02 4014 7800 to discuss how we can help.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.

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