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Disability Support Worker – Supported Independent Living (SIL)

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Employment type: Part Time Permanent
Location: Innisfail
Categories: Disability Services

  • Disability Support Worker | Supported Independent Living
  • Innisfail
  • Permanent part-time vacancy

Own It – How we get the job done

Lifestyle Solutions provide innovative and flexible person-centered support for people living with a disability. Support Workers in our accommodation services assist customers to become more independent, both at home and in their community.

As a Support Worker your responsibilities will include:

  • Mentoring and skill development – guiding customers to explore and develop their personal interests/hobbies
  • Coaching independent living skills such as cooking, domestic and social skills
  • Administering medication and adherence to individual support plans
  • Completing clear, concise and factual handover notes and incident reports
  • Providing personal care such as toileting, showering, feeding and dressing when required
  • Helping customers engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities

To view the full role statement, scroll down below to open the attachment

Make It Matter – What you will bring to make a difference in other’s lives

  • Be willing to be available to work a 24/7 rotating roster which includes mornings, afternoons, evenings, awake shifts, sleepovers and weekend shifts
  • Versatile communication skills including the ability to interact with both verbal and non-verbal customers
  • Current driver’s license (mandatory requirement)
  • Current Yellow Card (or be willing to obtain)
  • Current First Aid Certificate, HLTAID003
  • Formal qualifications in Disability, Community Services, or similar, would be advantageous

Keep Calm and Be Happy – How you will interact with people and other benefits

Joining Lifestyle Solutions will give you the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of your customers. Our team is here because we care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams. Other benefits include:

  • Hour rate based on SCHADS Award 
  • Team based structure and an inclusive culture
  • Salary sacrificing options available
  • Ongoing training & development

Respect – Who we are and why we do it

We’re people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with a disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families, and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic, and caring.

We believe everyone is equal.

We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone’s fundamental right. You can learn more about us here.

Join Us – Next steps

All applications must be lodged online.

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Kym Smith, Talent Professional, 0408 248 884.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised closing date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from under-represented communities and groups are strongly encouraged. We can provide adjustments to the recruitment process if required; please contact the Talent Professional on the number above to discuss how we can help.

Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

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