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Casual Support Worker

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Whats on offer:

  • Casual opportunities
  • Work a flexible shift roster
  • Competitive base rate of $32.21 per hour + casual loadings and shift loadings as per SCHADS Award. (Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010) and super (11%)
  • First Aid certificate compliance allowance (pro-rata)
  • Tax-free salary packaging up to $15,900 per year (pro-rata)
  • Enjoy a tax-free meal and entertainment card up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)
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  • Innovative work environment: Career pathway into team leader role
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A day in the role of a Support Worker 

As a Support Worker, you’ll play a vital role in offering essential care and support to children, young people, and adults who may be facing various challenges. 

  • Work with individuals across age groups, assisting with personal care and daily living skills
  • Plan and attend appointments and activities for social interaction and skill development
  • Complete daily case notes, admin tasks, and incident reports

What’s on offer

  • Immediate start (pending licensing requirements)
  • Flexible shift roster – enjoy longer weekends leaving you more time to rest & recharge 
  • One-week comprehensive induction program 
  • Base rate of $40.26 per hour + super + shift penalties 
  • Positive and supportive work environment
  • Opportunity for additional hours

Skills and requirements

  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate 
  • A paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • A National Disability Insurance Scheme Workers Check (NDSWC)
  • Willingness to provide consent to be listed on the Residential Care Workers Register (RCWR)
  • Qualifications in Disability Services, Community Services or Individual Support highly regarded but not essential 

About Us

Westhaven is and will continue to be the provider of choice for disability support services and accommodation across regional NSW.  Westhaven provides client-centric, high-quality programs and activities that provide whole-of-life support for people with disability, including offering houses that are homes, enabling choice and control and supporting clients to live life the way they choose.  

Westhaven is a not-for-profit, inclusive workplace that values diversity and difference. Click the link to view a day in the life of a Westhaven Support Worker.  

About applying
Don’t miss this opportunity to make a lasting impact! Please complete the screening questions, submit your CV and cover letter today and be a part of our vibrant team.

We encourage diversity and inclusion
Westhaven is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

Applications close: 31st July 2024

For more information or confidential enquiries please contact the People and Culture team at peopleandculture@westhaven.org.au.

Link to Position Description