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SUPPORT WORKERS
Part-time: Thornlie & Gosnells areas
  • Do you have experience supporting someone with Autism?
  • Are you passionate about supporting people to live their best life?

Avivo is passionate about supporting people to live as valued citizens. We work in partnership with people to develop innovative and flexible supports that assist them to lead their lives as they choose.

 

We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

 

We are looking for Support Workers, preferably female, to support customers living in the Thornlie/Gosnells area.

 

Candidates with experience supporting someone who has Autism as well as experience delivering complex personal care (bowel care) and performing manual tasks (hoisting) are preferred!

 

You will be require to:

  • Provide support for complex needs including mental health and personal care
  • Perform manual tasks and operate a hoist
  • Provide support with daily routine and domestic assistance
  • Be reliable and flexible to meet the customer’s needs
  • Problem solve any issues that may arise
  • Work collaboratively with the customer and the support team

Selection criteria:

  • Previous Support Work experience in Disability, Aged or Mental Health 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and problem solve
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable medium to large vehicle are essential
  • Available to work shifts between 7:30am and 5pm during the week and weekends (fortnightly).
  • Available to attend and complete mandatory training sessions during the week
  • Must be currently living in the local area

The successful applicant will receive an hourly rate of $24.50 plus 9.5% superannuation and the option to reduce your tax through Salary Packaging! Pay for kilometres is also offered as well as comprehensive training opportunities.

 

 Appointments to this position will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.

 

Closing date: 9th December 2019 

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