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Casual Support Worker, Children Services

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Support Worker Childrens Services

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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A day in the role of a Children Services Support Worker

As a Children Services Support Worker you will provide essential care and support to children and young people who may be facing various challenges.

  • Work with Children and Young persons to maintain personal care and support with daily living skills 
  • Plan and attend appointments and/or activities that promote 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 $32.21 per hour + super + shift penalties 
  • Positive and supportive work environment
  • Opportunity for additional hours

Skills and requirements

  • Qualifications in Disability Services, Community Services or Individual Support 
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence 
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain National Disability Insurance Scheme Workers Check (NDISWC)
  • Willingness to provide consent to be listed on the Residential Care Workers Register (RCWR)

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

Please carefully review and answer all screening questions. You will also need to submit your CV and a cover letter addressing your abilities to undertake the key responsibilities of the role.

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