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Support Worker, Adult Services Permanent Part Time

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Support Worker

Are you looking for a career change? Are you passionate about helping adults with disabilities? 

Three Permanent Part Time Opportunities – 42, 44 & 54 hour fortnightly contracts | Competitive base rate of $33.41 per hour + shift loadings and super (11%)| 24/7 shift patterns for work-life balance | Ongoing support, training and development.

Additional Benefits:

  • Immediate start (pending licencing requirements)
  • Opportunity for additional hours
  • First Aid certificate compliance allowance (pro-rata)
  • Tax-free benefits:
    Salary packaging up to $15,900/year
    Meal & entertainment card up to $2,650/year
  • Energise your lifestyle: Fitness Passport membership 
  • Westhaven is committed to diversity, inclusion, and your development

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 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

Essential Requirements 

  • Minimum Cert III Qualification in Disability Services, Community Services or Individual Support
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence 
  • A paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • A National Disability Insurance Scheme Workers Check (NDSWC)
  • Current First Aid and CPR – or willingness to obtain

Highly Regarded Requirements

  • Experience in Mental Health and/or Assistant in Nursing
  • 2-3 years experience working with people with disabilities

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: 19th July 2024

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

Link to Position Description