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Disability Support Worker
Whyalla (Part-Time or Casual)

Join one of the leading disability support providers in SA.

 

The Role

The Disability Support Worker (DSW) is responsible for assisting in the provision of high quality direct care services for people with disability registered with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

 

See attached Position Description for full details. 

 

What you need to bring

  • Certificate III in Disability Services or Individual Support or acceptable alternative

       OR

  • A commitment undertake Certificate III in Individual Support within 6 months of commencement of employment, completing the Certificate no longer that 2 years after commencement of employment
  • Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check (previously known as ‘Child-Related Employment Screening Clearance’)
  • Valid NDIS Worker Check
  • Valid Australian Driver's Licence 
  • Current acceptable First Aid and CPR Certificate (CPR updated annually)
  • Completion of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission - Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’
  • Willingness and availability to work evenings, weekends and overnights 
  • Due to the nature of our services, Centacare is required to comply with COVID19 government directions. You will be required to provide Centacare with your COVID19 vaccination certificate. If you cannot comply, you are encouraged to have a confidential conversation with the hiring manager about your individual circumstances to find out how this may apply to you.

      Desirable

  • Experience working with people with a disability and their families
  • Experience working in community based human service

What's in it for you

  • SCHCADS Award 2010 Level 2 $30.46 per hour + super
  • Generous salary packaging to help increase your take home pay
  • Rewarding role in a client focused team
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 6 weeks parental leave for primary carer and 2 weeks for secondary carer
  • Study leave for ongoing employees 

Who we are

Each year, we support more than 30,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, operating within a strong ethical framework. We are client focused and provide support regardless of race, economic circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief or ethnic background. Centacare is a Child Safe, Quality Accredited Organisation and is a registered NDIS provider. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients and maintains our reputation as a great place to work.

 

To learn more about us, click on the video Disability Services

 

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this role as outlined in the position description. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button.

 

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Jo Melecio - HR/Recruitment Coordinator on 08 8215 6700.

 

Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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