DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKER

JOB TITLE: Disability Support Worker 
JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Disability Support Worker is responsible for implementing training and support services aimed at maximising the living, employment, social and recreational skills of people with a disability. Community inclusion, independence, decision making and personal choice should be promoted through these supports, with a focus on individual needs. 
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Casual
REPORT TO:  Manager
LOCATION:  Mitcham
MAIN DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing care and support to clients in line with their personalised care plans, including:Personal tasksDomestic assistanceRespiteSocial supportTransportMeal preparationGroup participationLife skills development 
QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS: Cert III Individual Support, Mental Health, Aged Care, Community Services, Disability Work or similar.Current WWCC, Criminal Record Check and First Aid CertificateDrivers LicenseReliable and comprehensively insured vehicleSmart phone 
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 6 months relevant experienceExperience supporting People with Disability.Demonstrated Continuing Professional Development.Knowledge of continuous quality improvement principles 
SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Ability to build rapport and trust with clients. Strong time management and ability to prioritise.Ability to use Microsoft Office suite of programs and other computer systems for record keeping.Excellent problem solving and conflict management skills.Ability to work as part of a team and maintain good working relationships. 

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