Disability Support Workers – Northmead

Wesley Disability Services

  • permanent part-time & casual positions available
  • based in Northmead
  • immediate start
  • training and support will be provided.

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program

Our community includes the vulnerable and marginalised. It includes the lonely, hurt and fragile, the homeless, mentally ill, aged, disabled, and unemployed.

We believe it takes love, faith, and commitment to engage actively in the lives of those around us. Our services are as diverse as the needs we face, so we shape our programs, activities and services to support those in need – whoever they are.

Wesley Disability Services assists those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care in the community. We offer quality support services, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

About the role

As a Support Worker you will provide individualised high-quality supports that promote the emotional, social and behavioural needs and goals of clients with a disability.

Essential criteria

  • Certificate III in Individual Support /Community Services or Disability Care or equivalent
  • current First Aid certificate
  • previous experience working with people with disability
  • experience in monitoring clients and reporting changes to the Service Manager
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently
  • understanding of WH&S issues and risk management
  • current NSW Driver’s Licence (minimum of Green Provisional Licence).

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Level 2.

Closing date

28 November 2022, by 5pm.

Apply now

Please note: due to the client this role supports, we will only be considering male applicants (SDA 1984 Section 30)

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

Maha Razouk

Email: maha.razouk@wesleymission.org.au

Applications without a cover letter addressing essential criteria will not be qualified for shortlisting process. 

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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