Disability Support Worker

Woodville Alliance (WA) is a not-for-profit community organisation based in Western Sydney and working primarily in Fairfield, Bankstown, Auburn and Liverpool. We have operated for over forty years and provide a broad range of children’s, family, youth, mental health, disability and early intervention services. Further details regarding our services can be found on our website: http://www.woodville.org.au/Our organisational vision and mission focuses on social justice and working in partnership with our community. Our values include empowerment, empathy, compassion and innovation. POSITION OBJECTIVE The position is responsible for the delivery of high quality, person-centred services to people with disability. In the role, you will be working day-to-day with clients supporting them to achieve their NDIS goals. You will support the client, by following client support plans that are designed to reflect NDIS plans aimed at maximising positive outcomes.  MAIN DUTIESIndividual Support – including personal care (showering, bathing, toileting and maintaining hygiene), administering medication, management of behaviours of concern (including implementation of behaviour support plans and recording of incidents), implementation of other allied health plans.Domestic Assistance - Providing support to the participant in domestic duties including cooking, cleaning, helping to perform laundry, and prepare meals.Transport – provision of daily transport to and from the home to activities, day programs, medical appointments, and recreational outings. You may be required to use your own vehicle at times, if the company car is not available.Individual and Team Responsibility – Working in a positive and constructive manner with all staff in the delivery of best practice client centric services. Communication – Use your verbal communication skills to provide clear feedback to staff, families and clients and utilise technology to record clear progress & communication notes as per relevant policies, procedures and work instructions. ESSENTIAL CRITERIAMinimum Certificate 3 in Individual Support or equivalent.  Experience of supporting people with intellectual and physical disabilities.Ability to engage and recognise issues related to servicing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse clients. Willingness and capacity to perform domestic assistance duties & personal care duties.Ability to work independently without guidance or supervision.Sound written communication skills and proficiency with technology e.g., Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint and Word. Current NDIS Worker Check, NSW driver’s license and Working with Children Check. Current First Aid Certificate. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 noting, 3 dose minimum.  HOW TO APPLYPlease click the 'apply' button to forward your Resume and Cover letter addressing what you believe you would be a good fit for the role. Please visit our careers site (http://careers.woodville.org.au/) to view the position description. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted. For more information please contact Alicia Stringer on astringer@woodville.org.au.  Woodville Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our work has always been underpinned by a strong commitment to social justice. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Position Description AUD Fairfield East 2165

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