Support Worker - Permanent Part Time
Macarthur Disability Services (MDS) has been providing support to people with a disability, the frail aged and their carers for over 30 years. We actively promote the rights and aspirations of people with a disability to enrich lives and roles in the community through the provision of choice, opportunity and innovative service design.
We take great pride in what we do at MDS, and we work to foster for our employee’s a culture of integrity and honesty, accountability, equality and social justice, continuous improvement and a strength based approached, in line with the MDS values.
MDS believes our mission purpose is dependent on the collective efforts of our diverse workforce. MDS aims to use a competency based management strategy for Human Resources practices and to develop motivated teams who are driven, skilled and trained.
MDS offers a rewarding career with:
- Ability to work close to home
- Opportunity to make a difference
- Salary packaging available
About the Opportunity
MDS is seeking to employ:
- Support Worker - Behaviours
- Support Worker - Behaviours and Male Specific
These roles will work within our Community Inclusion and Support Department at one of our Centre Based Day Programs. These positions work with limited supervision and involve assisting people with a disability with daily living skills, community inclusion and participation activities. This role would be well suited to someone who is passionate about supporting and achieving positive outcomes for others
Key Responsibilities for this position include:
- Supporting people with a disability in achieving life learning, recreation, employment and educational goals and aspirations
- Engage with people with complex care (including Behaviours of Concern) to support achievement and encourage further independence
- Provide personal care, living skills, transport, other services and supports
The successful applicant will have:
- First Aid Qualification
- NSW Driver's Licence
- Ability to work with participants who exhibit Behaviours of Concern
- 1 x Position is required to be a Male specific candidate
These Positions are Permanent Part Time, ranging from 60-65 hours per fortnight (Monday- Friday) . Covered under the SCHADS Award, also offered is salary packaging and leave loading. A copy of the job description can be found Here.
To apply for these positions, please complete the application form below
Phone (02) 4621 8400 for further information.
Applications will not be considered unless application form is completed.
Applications close 9am, Wednesday 15th August 2018
It is essential that all applicants have the right to work in Australia. Applicants will be subject to a Criminal Record Check and are required to provide a clearance for working with children. MDS is an EEO Employer and a smoke free workplace.
MDS is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Macarthur Disability Services Ltd considers being a man is a genuine occupational qualification for one of these positions under s 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)