Support Worker - Kempsey PPT 30 hours
Requestion ID: req6105
Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time
As a registered NDIS provider, New Horizons specialise in supporting people with disability, mental health concerns, those who are aged, people at risk of homelessness, humanitarian entrants, youth, and Indigenous Australians.
You will be the first point of contact for NDIS participants, families and Support Coordinators who are seeking information about New Horizons or who have chosen us to provide services for them under an NDIS plan.
Based in Kempsey, the role is PART TIME PERMANENT Support Worker with rotating shifts providing the highest quality in high needs / complex care disability services to the community.
The hours of work vary from weekday shifts, evening and weekend shift.
These positions support the delivery of Community based supported accommodation that is funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The Day to Day:
Meet the daily care needs of residents within a supported independent living environment
Provide support to residents presenting with complex care needs
Tasks may include but are not limited too;
personal care, manual handling, meal preparation, adhering to specialist plans and medication administration, accompanying to appointments
Punctual, Friendly, Outgoing, Non-Judgemental, Flexible, Persistent, Empathetic, Practical, Balanced, Compassionate, warm
Invested in provided the highest quality in disability services to the community.
Competent in working with people with a disability
What you need to have:
Appropriate certificate level qualification in Disability or Community Services, OR equivalent relevant experience in the human services industry
Valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with ability to drive vehicles in licence class, including large cars and vans.
Must be fit to undertake the physical requirements of customer support, including the capacity to lift 10 kilograms unassisted
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, other common systems
Passion, Respect & Integrity
Ideally you will also have:
Experience in personal care, aged care, manual handling, disabilities or AIN (assistance in nursing) would all be highly regarded.
Advanced Solid knowledge of services and programs under NDIS
Understanding of Person-Centred Practices.
New Horizons offers many salary and non-salary benefits, of which you could;
Take advantage of the tax benefits available only to employees who work for a not for profit organization – through lower tax deductions.
Utilise our Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services
Develop through Internal and external learning and workplace mentoring
Grow through Professional development opportunities and secondments
Access flexible work arrangements
Take Long Service and/or Parental leave
Work in a supportive culture and working environment
Applications close Midnight August 31 2022
New Horizons values diversity and encourages applications from all people.
Our vision is to see happy inclusive communities work together in collaborative and inclusive ways to create opportunity and improve quality of life.
Our workforce proudly reflects the local communities we connect with and support.
New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.