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Disability Support Workers - Albury

Mercy Connect Limited
  • Disability Support Workers
  • Permanent Part Time and Casual
  • Albury

With new and exciting services and programs to offer people with disability, Mercy Connect is expanding and looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who have strong interest in working people with disability, including children, young adults and those with complex and high needs.

As a Disability Support Worker, you will assist people who have a disability with daily living tasks and community inclusion and participation activities. A wide range of tasks are undertaken in the context of supporting the person to maintain their mental and physical wellbeing, explore opportunities and work towards agreed outcomes that are important to, and for, the person.

As a growing organisation, Mercy Connect provides a range of services to support adults, children and older people with a disability to live independently and get actively involved in their community. Governed by Mercy Ministry Companions, we are a not-for-profit Catholic organisation, delivering programs currently funded by government agencies and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

In return, Mercy Connect is dedicated to providing its employees with opportunities for professional development, career progression and support, commencing with an induction program designed to give you the best possible start to a rewarding career within a values based organisation.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop supportive working relationships with individuals and teams
  • Gain the confidence, trust and respect of Participants and colleagues
  • Recognise the importance of dignity and the rights of people with disability
  • Provide support in line with Mercy Connects mission and values, and comply with organisational policies, procedures, NDIS Practice standards

In addition, you will need:

  • Availability for shift work on a rotating roster, including sleepovers, active nights and weekends
  • A current drivers licence
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Working With Children’s Check
  • First Aid Certificate

For further information and a copy of the Position Description, please go to www.mercyconnect.org.au. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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