Are you looking for an opportunity in Disability Services that is not only rewarding, stimulating and secure, but makes a real difference in your community?

Disability Support Work is an essential and rapidly expanding industry with high levels of satisfaction and security.

There are also great opportunities to improve and enhance your skills or transition from a different industry.

ABOUT SOUTHERN CROSS

Southern Cross has been arranging support for people in their communities throughout NSW, QLD, SA, VIC and ACT since 1984.

We arrange the provision of an extensive range of aged support and disability services for people in their private home and community.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

DESCRIPTION

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Kingspoint ( 10mins from Ulladulla CBD )
  • Short shifts - morning and evening may suit a student

Southern Cross is seeking motivated, caring and committed individuals as Disability Support Workers to deliver care and support to a 35-year-old man, with a spinal cord injury who is living in his own home.

This support will enable the person with a disability to maintain a level of independence by providing a service that will assist him/her with everyday living tasks and achieving their person centred and therapy goals.

Support Workers will receive support to achieve the skills required to deliver individualised support to people with disabilities living in the community.

DUTIES

Duties vary depending on the Participant's needs, but may include:

  • Assistance with Personal care tasks
  • Medication administration
  • Assistance with Therapy tasks
  • Use of Mobility equipment – e.g. hoist, wheelchair, shower chair
  • Light Domestic assistance
  • Meal preparation
  • Community participation – e.g. medical appointments, Shopping and/or social outings

SERVICE DELIVERY TIMES

This Program will require services to be provided at specific times:

  • 6:30am to 9am Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • 6:30am to 10am alternate Saturday and Sunday
  • Evenings - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

REQUIREMENTS

  • current references
  • mobile phone
  • current drivers licence and reliable vehicle
  • previous experience working with someone with a spinal cord injury will be highly regarded

As part of the engagement process, all successful applicants must receive a National Criminal History Clearance and need to obtain a Working with Children Clearance to commence working as a Support Worker.

Reference CM405


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