Support Worker

Job Description

Title: Support Worker

Company Name: Senses Australia

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Perth, Northern Suburbs & Joondalup

Employment Status: Part Time

Support Worker
Perth Metro
Permanent Part Time

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

 

Senses Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation that has been providing disability support services to people of all ages throughout Western Australia for over 120 years. Senses endeavours to support and empower people living with disability to achieve their potential and do the things they love, which is why the number of individuals choosing Senses Australia as their service provider is growing every day! 

At Senses Australia, we focus on recruiting the right people and offering targeted training so we can seamlessly match a person with a disability with the right support worker to engage in new experiences, establish community connections, develop independent living skills and live a fulfilling life.

 

We are currently seeking active, passionate and reliable support workers for the North West and North East Metro regions.

 

North West Region (Merriwa/Alkimos/Yanchep):

  • Client is based in Merriwa and is a young male client with mid functioning autism;
  • Required to provide support with school pick up and swimming on Fridays 2.30pm to 4.30pm;
  • Ability to assist other clients in the North West Region (Alkimos and Yanchep).

North East Region (Ballajura/Bassendean):

  • Require pick up from school and access to the community for after school hours from Monday to Thursday;
  • Assistance with dinner preparation and settling for the night on Saturday and Sundays fortnightly from 3.00pm to 6.00pm.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people with a range of disabilities;
  • Possess a high level of trust, honesty and integrity and be able to maintain professional relationships;
  • Have a high level of resilience and experience working with people who may present with difficult and challenging situations;
  • Be computer and mobile phone savvy in order to access work emails and web based applications such as rosters, case notes and incident reports;
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate (with at least 1 year validity remaining);
  • National Police Clearance (completed within the last six months);
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (or willingness to obtain);
  • Current WA Working With Children's Check;
  • Current Australian Driver’s License and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability.

 

Why work for Senses?

  • Healthy work life balance, including wellness leave and purchase leave options;
  • Competitive remuneration including salary packaging;
  • Opportunities for learning and development, and supported study leave;
  • Working within a dedicated and supportive team;
  • Helping to improve to lives of the people you are supporting.

 

How to Apply

Click Apply and follow the onscreen prompts to complete your online application.  The system will prompt you to answer the selection criteria. Please ensure you submit your latest resume and a cover letter that addresses the reason you are applying for this position.

For further information, please contact our recruitment team via email on [email protected].

Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. PLEASE NOTE: If no contact has been made within 2 weeks after the closing date, then you have not been shortlisted.

We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

 

Senses Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We are also committed to maintaining a non-smoking environment.

 

 



Applications Close: 23/03/2021
Senses Australia | Your partner in disability services
Perth Metro
Permanent Part Time

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

 

Senses Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation that has been providing disability support services to people of all ages throughout Western Australia for over 120 years. Senses endeavours to support and empower people living with disability to achieve their potential and do the things they love, which is why the number of individuals choosing Senses Australia as their service provider is growing every day! 

At Senses Australia, we focus on recruiting the right people and offering targeted training so we can seamlessly match a person with a disability with the right support worker to engage in new experiences, establish community connections, develop independent living skills and live a fulfilling life.

 

We are currently seeking active, passionate and reliable support workers for the North West and North East Metro regions.

 

North West Region (Merriwa/Alkimos/Yanchep):

  • Client is based in Merriwa and is a young male client with mid functioning autism;
  • Required to provide support with school pick up and swimming on Fridays 2.30pm to 4.30pm;
  • Ability to assist other clients in the North West Region (Alkimos and Yanchep).

North East Region (Ballajura/Bassendean):

  • Require pick up from school and access to the community for after school hours from Monday to Thursday;
  • Assistance with dinner preparation and settling for the night on Saturday and Sundays fortnightly from 3.00pm to 6.00pm.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people with a range of disabilities;
  • Possess a high level of trust, honesty and integrity and be able to maintain professional relationships;
  • Have a high level of resilience and experience working with people who may present with difficult and challenging situations;
  • Be computer and mobile phone savvy in order to access work emails and web based applications such as rosters, case notes and incident reports;
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate (with at least 1 year validity remaining);
  • National Police Clearance (completed within the last six months);
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check (or willingness to obtain);
  • Current WA Working With Children's Check;
  • Current Australian Driver’s License and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Certificate III or IV in Disability.

 

Why work for Senses?

  • Healthy work life balance, including wellness leave and purchase leave options;
  • Competitive remuneration including salary packaging;
  • Opportunities for learning and development, and supported study leave;
  • Working within a dedicated and supportive team;
  • Helping to improve to lives of the people you are supporting.

 

How to Apply

Click Apply and follow the onscreen prompts to complete your online application.  The system will prompt you to answer the selection criteria. Please ensure you submit your latest resume and a cover letter that addresses the reason you are applying for this position.

For further information, please contact our recruitment team via email on [email protected].

Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. PLEASE NOTE: If no contact has been made within 2 weeks after the closing date, then you have not been shortlisted.

We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

 

Senses Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We are also committed to maintaining a non-smoking environment.

 

 



Applications Close: 23/03/2021

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