Support Worker - Ashfield (Part-Time)

New Horizons Enterprises Limited (Ashfield NSW, Australia) 3 days ago

Support Worker - Ashfield (Part-Time)

Requestion ID: req4893
Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time

As a registered NDIS provider, New Horizons specialise in supporting people with disability, mental health concerns, those who are aged, people at risk of homelessness, humanitarian entrants, youth, and Indigenous Australians.

You will be the first point of contact for NDIS participants, families and Support Coordinators who are seeking information about New Horizons or who have chosen us to provide services for them under an NDIS plan.

Being Female (sex) is a genuine occupation requirement of the role, as the role involves the delivery of personal welfare services to vulnerable Women within their residence. As such, and pursuant to Part 3 s. 31(2)(h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48 (NSW) application for this role is only open to individuals who are Female (sex).

Based in Ashfield, the role is Part TIME PERMANENT Support Worker with rotating shifts providing the highest quality in high needs / complex care disability services to the community. 

The hours of work vary from weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts. 

These positions support the delivery of Community based supported accommodation that is funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme. 

The Day to Day

Meet the daily care needs of residents within a supported independent living environment

Provide support to residents presenting with complex care needs

Tasks may include but are not limited too;

personal care, manual handling, meal preparation, adhering to specialist plans and medication administration, accompanying to appointments

You are:

Punctual, Friendly, Outgoing, Non-Judgemental, Flexible, Persistent, Empathetic, Practical, Balanced, Compassionate, warm

Invested in provided the highest quality in disability services to the community.

Competent in working with people with a disability

What you need to have:

Appropriate certificate level qualification in Disability or Community Services, OR equivalent relevant experience in the human services industry

Valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with ability to drive vehicles in licence class, including large cars and vans.

Must be fit to undertake the physical requirements of customer support, including the capacity to lift 10 kilograms unassisted

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, other common systems

Passion, Respect & Integrity

Ideally you will also have: 

Experience in personal care, aged care, manual handling, disabilities or AIN (assistance in nursing) would all be highly regarded.

Advanced Solid knowledge of services and programs under NDIS

Understanding of Person-Centred Practices.

New Horizons offers many salary and non-salary benefits, of which you could;

Take advantage of the tax benefits available only to employees who work for a not for profit organization – through lower tax deductions.

Utilise our Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services

Develop through Internal and external learning and workplace mentoring

Grow through Professional development opportunities and secondments

Access flexible work arrangements

Take Long Service and/or Parental leave

Work in a supportive culture and working environment

To Apply:

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 1st November 2020

Being Female (sex) is a genuine occupation requirement of the role, as the role involves the delivery of personal welfare services to vulnerable Women within their residence. As such, and pursuant to Part 3 s. 31(2)(h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48 (NSW) application for this role is only open to individuals who are Female (sex).

New Horizons values diversity and encourages applications from all people.

Our vision is to see happy inclusive communities work together in collaborative and inclusive ways to create opportunity and improve quality of life.  Our workforce proudly reflects the local communities we connect with and support.

New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.


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