Permanent Support Worker

Who We Are

PQSA and HomeCare+ are the centre of specialised disability services in South Australia. We empower those with a spinal cord injury and other disabilities to choose how they live their potential.

The Disability Sector is one of the fastest growing in recent years, anticipated only to continue at a rapid pace.

About The Role

HomeCare+ are seeking two (2) caring and compassionate individuals to work with us as permanent Support Workers, with both full-time and part-time positions available. Through our community based services, you will be responsible for representing our organisation and living our values, in order to support the potential of our clients living with a disability.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver support to clients in all aspects of daily living needs, including personal care, domestic duties, and community access activities
  • Facilitate person-centred support, enabling client choice and control to live independently, while upholding company values
  • Contribute to client safeguarding and service excellence, in line with organisational policies and procedures
  • Build relationships and collaborate with peers and leaders to optimise the quality of individual client support provision

Your highly developed interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to communicate with a diverse range of people and maintain a high level of customer service will see you perform successfully within this role.

Benefits Of Working With Us

  • Rewarding work with incredible people in the South Australian community
  • Subsidised worker screenings and professional development
  • Access to salary packaging through Community Business Bureau
  • Secure employment and hours in the disability sector
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program

Candidate Criteria

Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in Individualised Support, other relevant discipline, or equivalent industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience supporting people living with a disability
  • Full COVID Vaccination Status
  • DHS Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Check, or willingness to obtain both
  • HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 Provide First Aid certification
  • Ability to work effectively in an autonomous role
  • Ability to respond with empathy and maintain calm in stressful circumstances
  • Problem-solving and time management skills

Desirable

  • Extensive experience within the Disability sector or community care setting
  • Knowledge of NDIS worker requirements in relation to restrictive practices and person-centred support

Please submit your application via Seek.

Applications

Applications must be in PDF format.

Deadline: Close of business Friday 11 November 2022

More information

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