Providing high level support to a customer in Carnarvon
- Work in your local community
- Pay for travel time and kilometres
- Salary packaging available to increase your non-taxable income
We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQI+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Are you creative, flexible, resilient and optimistic?
If so, you are who we are looking for to join our team in the Carnarvon area. We are looking for an additional team member to provide support to a gentleman who requires high care support to remain living in his own family home.
Applicants should be passionate about providing support in a person centred manner, and respecting the choices and values of the customer. Family connects are extremely important to this customer as he lives with his parents. Our customer is wheel chair bound and he enjoys relaxing in the garden, physio exercises and a variety of entertainment.
If you have an enthusiastic and positive outlook, are reliable, can show initiative, like a challenge and care about people living at home in their community then we would love you to be part of her team.
Hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm on a rotating roster working 5 – 20 hours per week and occasional weekends. The working hours are flexible since you will be a part of a team that is willing and keen to swap shifts to accommodate outside commitments.
The supports will involve, but are not restricted to:
§ Household tasks, personal care, manual tasks and community access
§ Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual
§ Problem solving issues with the individual, family and the Support Worker team
What we require:
§ Support work experience in Disability & Mental Health is desirable
§ Able to be reliable and flexible to meet needs of the customer
§ Ability to think positively and use initiative to problem solve
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
§ Availability to work on weekends
§ Hold a current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are essential
In return, you will have access to some great benefits! A minimum rate of $22.20 per hour is on offer as is a travel allowance of 76 cents per kilometre between supports. Other benefits include the payment of travel time, salary packaging up to $18,550 per annum, and accrued annual and personal leave.
The closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020
Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.
To be considered for this role you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter as one document.