Disability Support Worker – Casual

  • Professional Services
  • Casual
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

GenU has been 60 years in the making. Bringing together the best of two trusted and respected organisations, Karingal and St Laurence, genU builds on this experience, adding a new ambition: to become the leader in what we do.

About the role

As a Disability Support Worker, you will provide high quality communicated based and individualised services that support and promote community inclusion, personal growth and living skills for people with a disability.

Duties

  • Active support to all aspects of client care and to provide supports that maximise independence of clients
  • Support clients with behaviours of concern following strategies detailed in Behaviour support plans
  • Where required, assist clients in undertaking a range daily living activities including personal and self-care, eating and maintenance of personal hygiene during program time
  • Participate in the assessment, planning and evaluation of clients’ needs and programs

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, it is a requirement that you have:

  • Certificate IV in Disability Studies or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Level 2
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement person centred plans
  • Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively in a team environment
  • High level oral and written communication skills

Benefits

  • Career opportunities and development
  • Flexible hours
  • Be a part of something rewarding in your community
  • genU believes our people are one of our greatest assets

Please find below the position description outlining full details of this role:

 Disability Support Practitioner- February 2018.pdf

For further details please contact Marilyn Merrifield on (03) 5950 0102

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