Disability Support Worker, Central Coast

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Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Part Time

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About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking Part Time Disability Support Workers to work a minimum of 20 hours per fortnight at our house on the Central Coast. Working with participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), you will make a real difference by building the participants’ capacity with daily living and confidence in accessing the community.

As our service operates in a 24/7 environment, we are looking for flexible staff who are available to work a rotating roster with set shifts. Applicant’s rosters will have a mixture of shifts - morning, evening and overnight including weekends.


About You

  • Full NSW Drivers licence and fully insured vehicle is a must
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability, or equivalent accreditation in social science/community services
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care
  • Demonstrated experience managing challenging behaviours and behaviour support plans
  • Demonstrated experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to maintain accurate records
  • Experience supporting participants from Aboriginal and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds would be advantageous
  • Current paid Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate


Why Uniting?

Accompanying Uniting’s fulfilling careers are a range of excellent benefits including:

  • Playing a significant role in supporting NDIS participants to achieve their goals through capacity building
  • Access to Salary Packaging (www.salary.com.au)
  • Comprehensive induction training from Day 1 including buddy shifts


What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then please APPLY now.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.