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SUPPORT WORKERS - Permanent Part-time
Kwinana & Surrounding Suburbs

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 play an important role in our organisation. They provide quality services to people and they form an integral link with our teams.

 

We are looking for flexible and enthusiastic Support Workers who live in the Kwinana area to join our Team.   

 

Duties include:

  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
  • Problem solving issues with the person and/or their family, and the team
  • Providing a range of support services including domestic/household supports, social supports and personal care

What we require:

  • Previous experience in Disability, Mental Health or Aged Care is desirable
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • As we provide support over 7 days/week and 24 hours a day, good availability to work a variety of shifts across the week and weekend is essential
  • A current working with children check or willingness to obtain one
  • A current driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle are essential

In return, you will have access to some great benefits! A minimum rate of $24.15 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, option of salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum, and accrued annual and personal leave. 

 

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.  

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

 

Closing date for this position is: Thursday 26th October 2017 4pm

 

 

 

 

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