Disability Support Worker

Northcote, Victoria, au
Company: Scope
Category: Personal Care and Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11

About The Role

We have positions available for Support Worker's with experience supporting challenging behaviours.

You will deliver a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community. You will provide assistance with all aspects of daily living including meals, personal care, domestic activities, social and community participation and varying skill development activities. This is a hands-on role, suitable for active individuals who can perform manual handling duties where you will:

  • Work a variety of shifts over a 14 day cycle including active night shifts (10pm to 6am), mornings (6am to 10am), afternoons (3pm to 10pm) including some weekend work and public holidays.
  • Support Scope customers to live independently, reach their personal goals and sharing the odd joke!
  • Create a positive environment for Scope Customers to live as an empowered and equal citizen. This could include outings, the odd trip to the movies, picnics in the park or footy and more!
  • Be very hands on, so suits active people who can safely perform manual handling including bending, lifting and transferring clients (with appropriate aids as required) and which is the norm
  • Provide support with all aspects of daily living, including domestic duties, washing, cleaning, cooking
  • Provide full support with all aspects of personal care, including but not limited to assistance to use the toilet, showering and personal hygiene, bowel care, meal assistance, medication, medical appointments
  • About You

    To be successful in this role, our mission and Scope approach will resonate with you and inspire you. Through your work, personal life and own behaviours you will demonstrate the following:

  • That you are available and have a commitment to working shifts across a 24/7 roster
  • You have experience and/or education in supporting people with challenging behaviours
  • You understand that consistency of roster and attendance enhances the services to clients who seek to work with staff they know and trust
  • Our mission "to enable each person we support to live as an empowered and equal citizen" and our Scope approach resonates with you and inspires you
  • You are committed to family and person centred approaches, supporting inclusion and participation
  • You are resilient and have high emotional intelligence. You read situations and people well.
  • To be considered for this role, you must provide the following:

  • Satisfactory National Police Check for 'Employment in Disability' (no more than twelve months old
  • International Police Check if you have lived or worked overseas for more than one (1) year within the last ten years
  • Satisfactory Working With Children's Check (Employee)
  • Current Level 1 First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Current Driver's License (if applicable)
  • Australian Residency Status or valid Australian Working Rights
  • Scope as an Employer

    Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging, purchased annual leave scheme and a locally based, friendly team environment. You will also get the unique chance to work for a highly respected organisation that is seeing the biggest change to the disability sector with the roll out of the NDIS.

    If your application is shortlisted you MUST be available to attend a virtual interview if successful be available to attend 3 days of paid Pre-employment training via e-Learning and virtually.

    By submitting a job application, prospective applicants are consenting to their details being checked against the Department of Health and Human Services Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme List.

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