Disability Support Workers (Casual)
About The Role
CatholicCare requires a number of Disability Support Workers to work across its NDIS disability services. Work is available across 7 days of the week.
The Disability Support Worker will be responsible for supporting participants with their day to day living, ensuring participants have opportunities to develop valued lifestyles.
Support workers will need to ensure they develop a professional and quality relationship with the participant, which is supportive, encouraging and life-enhancing.
The Support Worker will provide opportunities for participation, self-advocacy and choice within the participant’s home and when accessing their community.
The Disability Support Worker will support the participant with all aspects of everyday living such as personal care, domestic assistance, preparing and cooking meals and accessing the community. Work is currently available.
- Certificate III in Disability Services (similar), or demonstrated experience including caring for family member(s) with disabilities.
- Understanding and demonstrated experience of National Standards for Disability Services.
- Reliability, flexibility and commitment to high work standards.
- Ability to communicate effectively with all members of society and actively participate in building an inclusive environment for all.
- Demonstrate a good level of organisation, planning and time management skills.
- A genuine interest in the wellbeing and inclusion of people with disabilities.
- Demonstrate a high level of commitment and responsibility while understanding and respecting clients, their families and other stakeholders.
- A current Driver’s license including access to a reliable vehicle and comprehensive car insurance.
- A valid Apply First Aid certificate.
- Ability to work within CatholicCare Ethos and Values.
CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains (CatholicCare) aims to serve the community of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta by overseeing the provision of high-quality social services. As an organisation, CatholicCare respects the dignity, worth, diversity, cultures and beliefs of all people including the Australian Indigenous Community.
CatholicCare is a smoke free environment.
The role will be based at Mamre House, Orchard Hills, and in the community.
For further information, please contact Kathryn Gallagher on (02) 8843 2500 or Kathryn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone interested in these positions will require a Working with Children’s Check. Successful applicants are subject to a National Criminal Record Check.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.