- Canberra & ACT • Belconnen
- Job posted on: 13th Oct 2021
- Applications close:
Sam is a very social and engaged 22-year-old young man who is a venue-operations assistant at a national sports centre, a bushwalker, gardener, a musician, and a basketball player. He lives with an intellectual disability and autism while pursuing `the good life’.
Sam lives alone in his own home in Belconnen so that he can manage his own affairs. He is looking for people to act as guides and mentors to support him in skill development, self-care, and daily living. Successful candidates will engage in supporting for Sam in his home, at his place of work, in activities and in the community. You will be encouraged to develop your skills as a mentor in a range of areas where you share interests with Sam, such as music, drama, bush walking, swimming as well as paid and volunteer work.
Your employer will be Sam and his family in partnership with an organisation registered with the NDIS, which has appropriate insurances, policies, procedures, and training. You will be part of a novel family-oriented team approach to support.
A strong commitment to seeing people with disabilities living ordinary lives where they are connected to and belong in their community.
You will need to have a full driver’s licence, Police Check, WWVP card and First Aid Certificate (or be willing to obtain them).
This is subject to negotiation but is likely to be offered in the range of 5 to 30 hours per week. There are several positions available. We also welcome applications from candidates who may wish to be on the `occasional’ list.
Flexible working hours are available. Sleepovers are part of the roster.
The positions will be a casual with the possibility of conversion to part-time. You will be paid under the SCHADS award at Level 2.3. Consideration will be given to your qualifications and experience. This includes superannuation, leave, and leave loading.
If you have any enquiries about the role, please contact Greg on 0450 960 214.
Applications will be considered as they are received so it is advisable that you submit your application as soon as possible. Work will commence in mid to late November.