Disability Support Worker - Shepparton


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Disability Support Workers - Shepparton

  • Casual or permanent positions
  • Pay scale - $28.57 - $37.54 per hour (Including 25% loading for casuals and excluding penalties)
  • Join us in providing the highest quality healthcare
  • Variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends and active and inactive overnight shifts

    Healthscope Independence Services is a division of Healthscope, a network of 40 private hospitals.

    Our absolute focus is to help people living with a disability to get the most out of life.

    With more than 28 years in disability support, every day across Australia we provide a positive and nurturing environment that promotes greater independence for people.

    We work with clients on their plans to reach their independence goals in our homes or in the community and build their confidence to make more choices in their daily life.

    We are a specialist provider of unique accommodation, attendant care and in-home services to individuals with acquired brain injuries, disabilities, and complex conditions.

    All our disability support workers are carefully selected and recruited based on the specific requirements of our individual clients.

    Your Role

  • As a Disability Support worker [at the Shepparton Community House] you will provide person-centred care to support clients in their day to day activities.
  • You'll be assisting clients with all aspects of their daily living. No day is the same - you might provide personal care, help with mediation, shopping, or cooking. But most of all, you will support clients to achieve their personal independence goals.
  • You will quickly become part of a hardworking, vibrant team who celebrate the small joys that help make a big difference to people's lives.

    Your Benefits

  • Remuneration is dependent upon skills and experience. In addition, we offer a range of benefits for our employees including:
  • Work life balance through flexible working hours
  • Further training and upskilling
  • Career development opportunities

    More Information: You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. All candidates should be up to date with relevant Vaccinations/Immunisations: (Hep A & Hep B) and will be asked to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccinations including Booster.

    To be successful, you'll need:

  • Passion and commitment in supporting people with disability and ensuring they have choice and control and feel safe
  • Ideally a Certificate III or IV in Disability/Community Service/Individual Support/Aged Care or experience working in the disability sector
  • To think critically, problem solve and make decisions
  • Great organisation skills and to work effectively as part of a team
  • To be flexible and be available to work individually and as a team across a 24/7 roster
  • Introductory computer skills

    Healthscope is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in our workforce. We encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply. If this opportunity sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

    Why Healthscope?

    When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care.

    Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

    As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for. Healthscope opens the door to endless opportunities for our people, giving them the flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.

    We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development and education and support our people to grow and flourish securely.

    We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

    While our hospital network is vast, Healthscope is a family. We support each other, we share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

    Come and be the difference in our clients lives.

    You will also need the following checks or have a willingness to obtain:

  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • CPR certificate (no more than 12 months old)
  • COVID Vaccinations and Booster certificate
  • Current State/Territory Driver's License preferred but not mandatory

Applications Close: 14 July 2022

For further enquiries: Kim Underwood - 0407 569 112 or Charley Samarani - 0400 128 514

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application process. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details for 2 professional referees.

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Job details
Date posted
14 Jun 2022
Expiring date
13 Aug 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$50k ~ $70k
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Health care providers & services
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