breakthru
Published
November 18, 2021
Location
Port Macquarie
Category
Job Type

Description

  • Full time opportunity
  • 5 weeks leave
  • Salary packaging ($15,900 tax free!)
  • Flexibility and work/life balance
  • Based at Port Macquarie
  • Strong SLES focus

 

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.

 

About the role 

As a Disability Support Worker - SLES, you will provide support for people with a disability to live independently and maintain their best possible social wellbeing. You will support our customers to achieve their employment and personal goal to live satisfying lives in our community. Being a customer-centric role, you will work with a wide range of customers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting our customers to achieve their employment goals
  • Coordinating rosters
  • Facilitating individual & group activities
  • Transporting customers to & from services & activities
  • Maintain & establish links to community
  • Promoting independent decision making
  • negotiating and supporting work experience placements
  • 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 fun and creative 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
  • Experience working with young customers with complex support needs
  • Driven, energetic & committed
  • Fun and creative outlook
  • Strong communication skills
  • SLES or group program experience (advantageous)
  • Flexible and reliable (essential)
  • Current driver's licence (essential)
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card (or willing to obtain)
  • NDIS Worker Screen (or willing to obtain)

 

What we offer 

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Friendly and close-knit team environment
  • Supportive & experienced leadership team
  • Career progression

 

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical contraindication certificate as part of the recruitment process*

Must be, or at least have the intention to be, fully vaccinated against COVID-19, before 30th November 2021 (first dose by 9.00am on 25 October 2021 and second does by 9.00am on 29.11.21 unless medically exempt)

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

**Please note, current Working with Children, Criminal Record and NDIS Worker Screen checks are required before commencing with breakthru**

For more information about breakthru visit our website www.breakthru.org.au

 

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