Casual - Disability Support Worker

Job Reference No:

DSW001

Reference No: DSW001

Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation

Applications Closing: Monday, January 13, 2020 - 22:37

Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Working with participants, focusing on their wellbeing
  2. Supporting participants to improve their independence by assisting with living skills, transport, social activities, medication and personal care, as well as other support as required
  3. Developing and maintain professional relationships and networks with participants, families, caregivers and key stakeholders
  4. Seek out innovative ways to enhance a participant’s journey
  5. Reconnecting with families and Indigenous communities
  6. Participating and engaging in activities and outings in the community and building relationships and connections in the community
  7. Demonstrated experience using a Customer Relationship Management system to maintain accurate and up to date records
  8. Managing some challenging behaviours
     

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Be Aboriginal
  • Have a minimum Cert III or IV in Disability or equivalent accreditation in social science/community services
  • Be available to work across a rotating roster
  • Hold a valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with fully comprehension insured vehicle 
  • Hold a valid Australian Federal Police Check, WWCC and first aid certificate
Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Disability, Community
Employment basis: Casual
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Inner City Sydney, Inner West Sydney, Western Sydney, Sydney Wide
About us

Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation (KBHAC) is a Stolen Generations survivor led Aboriginal community organisation. Our vision is to improve the social, emotional, cultural and spiritual well-being of KBH survivors and their families in a meaningful way.

 

KBHAC is committed to empowering, positive, trauma informed, healthy peer support models that address the rebuilding and strengthening of identity and family structures and enable greater inclusion in community life. KBHAC provides services specific to KBH survivors and their families and also supports the broader community through its Ability Links NSW and NDIS Registered Services

 

In September 2019, KBHAC launched a range of NDIS-approved programs and services including ‘Support Coordination’, ‘Lived Experience Mentoring’, ‘Community participation’, ‘Daily routines’ and ‘Life stage transitions’.

 

This role will focus on supporting the ‘Community participation’, ‘Daily Routines’ and ‘Life Stage Transitions’ programs.

Position details
Qualifications:

To be considered for this role, you MUST have:

  • Have a minimum Cert III or IV in Disability or equivalent accreditation in social science/community services
  • Hold a valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with fully comprehension insured vehicle 
  • Hold a valid Australian Federal Police Check, WWCC and first aid certificate
Essential Selection Criteria:

To be considered for this role, ideally you are:

  • Be Aboriginal
  • Be available to work across a rotating roster
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Adam
Contact Email: gm@kinchelaboyshome.org.au
Contact Phone: 02 9051 1690
How to apply

To Apply:

Please email your application to gm@kinchelaboyshome.org.au

Your application must include a cover letter that identifies how your skill, ability and experience meets the key responsibilities of this advertisement.

Date posted: 03 December 2019

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