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Hiring Organization Ability WA
Post Name Disability Support Worker
Qualification 12th Pass
Industry Private
Employment Type Part Time
Work Hours 4 Hours
Salary AUD 25 To AUD 31 Per Hour
Location Perth, Western AustraliaAustralia 6050

Job Description

We are looking for people who ideally have current or past experience supporting individuals in the following areas:

  • Physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, or acquired brain injury.
  • Complex wound management.
  • Seizure management.
  • Complex bowel care.
  • Urinary catheter management.
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy.
  • Stoma.
  • Diabetic management.
  • Medication administration including schedule 8
  • Airway management – provision of airway management up to including tracheostomy care.

Who is Ability WA and what makes us stand out? 

We began as a small group of parents who formed an organization looking for an innovative way to access care and support for their children with Cerebral Palsy. In we are recognized as one of WA’s leading disability service providers.

Our sector has changed a lot over the years, and we have too. What remains the same is our dedication to our customers and our staff. We strive to make a difference in the lives of those living with disabilities by connecting with the heart, achieving together, thinking differently, and making things happen.

How you’ll make a difference

  • A real passion for helping others achieve their potential, being reliable, and being committed to meeting customer needs.
  • The ability to undertake report writing, shifts notes, incident reports, and advocate for the customer.
  • Well-rounded communication skills that are adaptable to varied personalities and abilities.
  • Strong focus on maintaining customer wellbeing and freedom of choice.
  • In collaboration with leaders and external providers, effectively facilitate positive outcomes for customers when complex/sensitive issues arise.
  • Escalate serious/sensitive matters to the Coordinator or CS Manager and report incidents, complaints, or concerns in a timely way.
  • Have extensive knowledge and understanding of restrictive practices and a commitment to working towards the reduction and elimination of these restrictive practices for customers.
  •  Be comfortable supporting all customers with their daily life needs (bathing, toileting, dressing, etc.)

Why we think you’ll like it here

  • Our employees like working here, and we think you will too. Along with a caring and values-driven culture, we have some pretty great benefits:
  • Access to ongoing professional development through our depth of experience and shared knowledge
  • Increase your take-home pay by salary packaging up to a maximum of $18,550
  • Shift work, including night and weekend work with applicable penalty rates
  • Generous leave entitlements including, paid parental leave and return from parental leave bonuses
  • A dedicated team of Coordinators and Managers including 24/7 on-call support
  • A flexible employee benefits offering which includes Employee Assistance Program, Private Health Insurance, and Workplace Banking Program discounts
  • A strong employee listening culture that provides regular opportunities to provide your feedback about life at Ability WA which is used to make improvements to our organization

What we are looking for:

 If successful through the recruitment process, we will need the below to have you start:

  • Extensive experience working in the Disability Sector, and in the provision of an effective service for customers with complex needs.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.
  • National Police Clearance no older than 6 months.
  • Current WA Driver’s Licence.
  • Current Provide First Aid (HLTAID010 or HLTAID003 minimum)
  • NDIS Workers Orientation Module.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check.

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