breakthru
    Published
    May 9, 2019
    Location
    Penrith
    Job Type
    Casual  

    Description

    • Multiple casual positions available due to growth!
    • Enhance our customers quality of life and employment goals
    • Work close to home – Penrith location
    • $21-$26ph

     

    About us

    We are a dynamic, innovative organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high quality person-centered supports, we enable thousands of people every year to access the supports required for mental health, employment, disability & training needs. Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and aspirations with the aim of achieving sustainable employment.

     

    About the role

    As a Direct Support Worker, you will support our customers to achieve their personal goals and to live satisfying lives in our community. Our approach is simple, we focus on the customer’s choice of supports to achieve their individual goals and ensure they are delivered where the customer prefers.

     

    Key responsibilities include

    • Supporting our customers to achieve their goals
    • Facilitating individual & group activities
    • Transporting customers to & from services & activities
    • Some personal care support with customers may be required
    • Maintain & establish links to community
    • Promoting independent decision making
    • Work within the principles of person-centred practice

     

    About you

    You are a passionate and dedicated individual who is looking to make a difference in the community. As a people person, you pride yourself on exceptional customer service whilst ensuring customers achieve their goals and aspirations.

    You will also be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate:

    • Ability to work in a team & individually
    • Ability to build rapport with a diverse range of customers
    • Strong character in order to assist customers with complex support needs
    • Driven, energetic & committed
    • Strong communication skills
    • Current driver's licence (essential)

     

    What we offer

    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Competitive hourly rate
    • Friendly and close-knit team environment
    • Supportive & experienced leadership team

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on our customers with a disability. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now.

    For more information about breakthru, go to www.breakthru.org.au.

    Please note: the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a criminal record check, working with children check, employment history & referee checks.

     

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