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Support Worker


Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

SensesWA is a leading not-for-profit organisation with over 125 years’ history in providing disability services in Western Australia. Our purpose is to build capacity by providing comprehensive services, specialising in sensory loss, positive behaviour support and children’s therapies.

At SensesWA, we focus on recruiting the right people and offering targeted training so we can seamlessly match a person with a disability with the right support worker to engage in new experiences, establish community connections, develop independent living skills and live a fulfilling life.

We are currently seeking active, passionate and reliable support workers for the North East Metro regions (Ballajura/Beechboro/Morley).

North East Region (Ballajura/Beechboro):

  • Require pick up from school and access to the community for after school hours from Monday to Saturday.
  • Support within the home, with various activities and social support.

Essential Criteria:

  • Possess a high level of trust, honesty and integrity and be able to maintain professional relationships;
  • Have a high level of resilience and experience working with people who may present with difficult and challenging situations;
  • An ability and willingness to participate and support people in a range of social and leisure activities;
  • An ability and willingness to provide personal care to people who need it, including support with dressing and toileting;
  • Be computer and mobile phone savvy in order to access work emails and web based applications such as rosters, case notes and incident reports;
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate (with at least 1 year validity remaining);
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (or willingness to obtain);
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination;
  • Current WA Working With Children's Check; and
  • Current Australian Driver’s License and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience in the disability sector;
  • An ability to communicate using Key Word Sign or Auslan; or
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability.

Why work for Senses?

  • Healthy work life balance, including wellness leave;
  • Competitive remuneration including salary packaging;
  • Opportunities for learning and development, and supported study leave;
  • Working within a dedicated and supportive team;
  • Helping to improve to lives of the people you are supporting.

How to Apply

Click apply now and upload your CV and cover letter.

For further information about the role, please contact Jane Lucas Martin on jane.lucas-martin@senses.org.au, using the subject line: Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For further information about the application process, please contact our recruitment team on recruitment@senses.org.au.

Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. PLEASE NOTE: If no contact has been made within 2 weeks after the closing date, then you have not been shortlisted.

We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

SensesWA welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, refugee status and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We seek to provide workplace adjustments at all relevant stages of the recruitment process such as interpreters, alternative formats or other access supports. You can specify in the application form if you require any adjustments or please ask us at any stage. If you need to contact us about making workplace adjustments during the recruitment process please send an email to recruitment@senses.org.au.

SensesWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity.

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