Support Worker

Osborne Park, Western Australia, au
Company: Avivo Live Life
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11
  • Permanent Part time
  • The option to salary package
  • Work in your local community
  • Avivo provide support to people with frailty, disability or mental illness to live in their own home.  Our Support Workers work alongside people, from all walks of life, giving them a helping hand to live their life.

    We are looking for caring, flexible and capable male and female Support Workers to join our Carnarvon Support Team!

    The role will work across aged care, disability and mental illness sectors. Engaging in a range of care needs to assist individuals to remain living within their home.

    There's no 'typical day' but it may include...

  • House cleaning for someone who can’t do this themselves
  • Helping someone have a shower and/or getting dressed
  • A trip to the local shops, doctor or community based activity (eg local swimming pools)
  • Checking in and engaging with your team (we’ll give you a phone to do this)
  • Not going to lie, it can be tricky at times. So a positive attitude, compassion and resilience is a must have! The team will have your back!

    Our expectations:

  • We will teach you new things and we expect you to be proactive, brave and learn new things
  • We treat everyone with respect and value diversity and we expect you to do this too
  • We want our customers receive flexible, individualised support and we expect you to work with us to ensure this happens!
  • You'll need:

  • A current driver’s licence and reliable vehicle
  • Values that align with ours
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
  • Availability to attend training during the week
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and find innovative solutions
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening check or willingness to obtain one
  • Flexible availability to work a range of shifts from Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm, overnights and occasional weekends
  • What’s in it for you?

  • An hourly rate of between $21.58 and $28.41 per hour plus afternoon/evening shift loading and weekend penalties
  • Option to Salary Package up to $18,550 to reduce taxable income
  • A Mobile Phone to use for work
  • Extra 2 days of leave for your wellbeing
  • Pay for kilometres and time travelled between supports
  • Stuff to note for next steps:

  • To apply, you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter as one document
  • You may be asked to complete a short 5 minute video answering a few questions
  • If you are shortlisted for an Interview or to attend a Recruitment Workshop (group interview) you will be notified via email
  • Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance
  • Last but not least, Avivo v alues a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Please only apply if you match these values and don't hesitate to reach out if you need a hand with your application.

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