Support Workers | Disability Services

Wesley Disability Services

  • casual position available
  • immediate start
  • based in Lewisham
  • be part of our LifeSkills / Day Program. 

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 disability, 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

Wesley Disability Service’s LifeSkills (day program) assists people living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching care both in-centre and in the community. We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social, physical and spiritual needs.

About the role

The Support Worker provides individualised support to clients appropriate to their needs, goals and aspirations. Services may be provided to clients in either their own home and / or in a centre based setting. This may include, but is not limited to personal care, housework, transport, meal preparation and social activities for clients as well as developing skills in our clients to support their own day to day independence.

The role may be considered child related work under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act.

Essential Criteria

  • minimum Certificate III in Individual, Aged, Disability Support, Community Care, Leisure & Lifestyle, Education Support, or equivalent
  • previous experience working with people living with a disability
  • experience in monitoring clients and reporting changes to the Service Manager
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently in the community
  • understanding of WH&S issues and risk management  
  • current unrestricted NSW Drivers’ Licence and confidence in operating large passenger vehicles.

Remuneration

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

Closing date

Friday 21st October 2022.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to:

Email: zainab.dannaoui@wesleymission.org.au

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

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 NDIS Worker Screening check). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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