4 Aug 2017

Freelance Disability Support Workers

Edmen Community Staffing Solutions – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Edmen Community Staffing Solutions require a “Disability Support Workers” in Mount Hutton NSW:

Support adults with disabilities and complex challenging behaviours in residential group home, respite and community access settings. Participate in activities in the community while supporting adults with disabilities and a mental health diagnosis to achieve their individual goals.

This role will suit high energy support workers with a passion for connecting with people and their community.

Roles located right across Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

About the job
These are highly varied positions, requiring people who are resilient and can provide both emotional and practical support consistently across a wide range of situations.

What we’re looking for
Highly experienced support workers with a minimum of 12 months PAID, demonstrated experience
Applicants who have experience supporting adults or young people with challenging behaviours
People with the ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations
Experience with supporting activities of daily living including personal care, manual handling and medications What you’ll need to succeed

A current Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to transport people in your car when required
Experience with personal care, medications assistance and manual handling
Willing to do shift work including emergency/on call work
Hold a current First Aid certificate or be willing to obtain one
Hold a current Working With Children Check or be willing to obtain one
Applicants must have solid behaviours experience and confidence in using behaviour support plans.

Varied shifts available across a 24/7 roster. Applicants must be willing to do sleepover shifts.

The successful applicants must be willing to undertake a National Police Check at the final stages of the recruitment process at a cost of $43.

How to apply

Easy! Click on the Apply Now button you see here.

For any further inquiries please visit our website www.edmen.com.au or please email us at recruitmentnsw@edmen.com.au

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Job Categories: Disability Services and Social Assistance. Job Types: Freelance. Occupation: Community and Personal Service.

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