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High Care (VDQ) Support Worker
Supporting a gentleman in Ellenbrook, WA
  • Enjoy working in your community
  • Great salary packaging 
  • Payment of travel time & travel allowance

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 support people who require individualised assistance to live at home due to disability, frailty or mental illness. 

 

Support Workers provide quality services to people and they form an integral link with our teams. Our customer is seeking a support worker, preferably female, to assist him for various day and night shifts over the week.

 

Duties include:

  • Ventilator management, hoisting and peg feeding
  • Providing clinical and personal care (including bowel care)
  • Working in partnership with the person and their family to provide excellent well-rounded support.
  • Problem solving issues with the individuals, their families and the Support Worker team

What we require:

  • Experience in disabilities (preferred) comprehensive training will also be provided
  • Experience in ventilator management is desirable but not essential
  • A current driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle are essential
  • Strong values that align with those of Avivo
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Availability to work various shifts Monday to Sunday including some overnight awake shifts.

In return, you will have access to some great benefits! Salary is a minimum rate of $21.90 per hour whilst training and then once deemed competent by our nurse consultants will increase to $26.85 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation. The option of salary packaging is also available to increase your non-taxable income!

 

To apply, you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter as one document.

 

Closing Date: Friday 22nd September 2017

 

Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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