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SUPPORT WORKER
Darch Area
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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. Support Workers play an important role in our organisation in providing quality services to people and they form an integral link with our teams.

 

Our customer is looking for a dedicated Support Worker, to provide daily support in his Darch home. This role would be suited to a candidate with experience in providing domestic and personal care as well as support for complex needs.

 

Duties include:

  • Assisting with meals and meal preparation, domestic tasks and community outings and activities
  • Providing personal care including catheter care, suctioning, manual handling (hoisting) and all other care needs
  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
  • Problem solving issues with the individual, their family and the Support Worker team
  • Working collaboratively in a self driven, dynamic team

 Selection criteria:

  • Previous experience in Support Work in Disability and/or Aged Care is essential
  • Previous experience in high care and complex support needs
  • Competent in using SMS and emails for team communication
  • Strong values that align with those of Avivo
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Great interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and think outside the box
  • A current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle (essential)
  • Able to work Monday to Sunday  shifts from 8am to 2pm
  • Must be currently residing in the local area or surrounding suburbs

In return, successful candidates will receive an hourly rate of $25.50 plus super including the option of salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free! Pay for travel time and kilometres between supports is also on offer as well as comprehensive training opportunities.

 

Shortlisted applicants may be contacted to attend a half-day Recruitment Workshop on 16th November 2017.

 

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

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

   

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

 

Closing date: Monday 6th November 2017 - 10am

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