People are at the centre of everything we do, our values reflect CHOICE.Connections, Happiness, Opportunity, Individuality ,Cooperation and Equity.We are looking for passionate and caring individuals who are looking for a rewarding job with many opportunities to progress in our expanding organisation.Westhaven is a not for profit, community-based charity in NSW, and we reinvest all our profits into supporting people with disabilities. Westhaven has been supporting families in our community for over 60 years, through our focus on quality and flexible disability services such as social support, living arrangements and employment opportunities.We are currently seeking Casual Support Workers to work at our Broken Hill locations.We require our people to be both adaptable and flexible for both our clients and their families. The hours of work can vary as we meet our clients ever evolving service requirements. We have multiple roster options over a 24/7 period, including weekends, public holidays and sleepovers. You will provide support for our participants by :Transporting clients to community programs/recreational activities.Social and community support.Showering assistance.Manual handling including hoist transfers manual, electric / assisted standing.Dressing assistance and hygiene needs.Bowel and continence support.Medication assistance.Assistance or preparation of meals.Domestic support cleaning and household tasks. In addition to your experience and / or desire to work with our amazing Participants and passionate staff you would ideally have :Cert III or above in Aged Care, Disability, Individual Support, community Service or equivalent highly desirable, but not essential.Ability to use of hoists, shower aides, vehicle wheelchair lifts, and vehicle wheelchair restraints.Be fit with the ability to perform manual handling tasks and also the involvement of recreational activities, including going to the gym, swimming, sports etc.Competent written, verbal and computer-based communication skills.An unrestricted current NSW Drivers Licence.Current First Aid Certificate. 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.Holding a current Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, COVID 19 Vaccinations certificate and completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance are requirements of this position.Any published closing dates are estimates only. We aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close the advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.Applications Close Friday 13th May 2022.Confidential enquiries to peopleandculture@westhaven.org.au 36 AUD Broken Hill 2880

Support Worker - Broken Hill

People are at the centre of everything we do, our values reflect CHOICE.

Connections, Happiness, Opportunity, Individuality ,Cooperation and Equity.

We are looking for passionate and caring individuals who are looking for a rewarding job with many opportunities to progress in our expanding organisation.

Westhaven is a not for profit, community-based charity in NSW, and we reinvest all our profits into supporting people with disabilities. Westhaven has been supporting families in our community for over 60 years, through our focus on quality and flexible disability services such as social support, living arrangements and employment opportunities.

We are currently seeking Casual Support Workers to work at our Broken Hill locations.

We require our people to be both adaptable and flexible for both our clients and their families. The hours of work can vary as we meet our clients ever evolving service requirements. We have multiple roster options over a 24/7 period, including weekends, public holidays and sleepovers.

 

You will provide support for our participants by :

  • Transporting clients to community programs/recreational activities.
  • Social and community support.
  • Showering assistance.
  • Manual handling including hoist transfers manual, electric / assisted standing.
  • Dressing assistance and hygiene needs.
  • Bowel and continence support.
  • Medication assistance.
  • Assistance or preparation of meals.
  • Domestic support cleaning and household tasks.

 

In addition to your experience and / or desire to work with our amazing Participants and passionate staff you would ideally have :

  • Cert III or above in Aged Care, Disability, Individual Support, community Service or equivalent highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to use of hoists, shower aides, vehicle wheelchair lifts, and vehicle wheelchair restraints.
  • Be fit with the ability to perform manual handling tasks and also the involvement of recreational activities, including going to the gym, swimming, sports etc.
  • Competent written, verbal and computer-based communication skills.
  • An unrestricted current NSW Drivers Licence.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

 

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.

Holding a current Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, COVID 19 Vaccinations certificate and completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance are requirements of this position.

Any published closing dates are estimates only. We aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close the advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Applications Close Friday 13th May 2022.

Confidential enquiries to peopleandculture@westhaven.org.au

  • Posted Date 28 Apr 2022
  • Location Broken Hill
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Casual/Vacation
  • Salary Not provided