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Disability Care Workers

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Company: Australian Unity

Disability Support Worker - Sydney

 

  • Turn Your Passion For ‘Care’ Into A Meaningful Career
  • Leading Disability Services Provider
  • Sydney – Permanent Part Time – Great Benefits

 

 

About Us:

 

The Australian Unity Disability Services business unit is dedicated to bringing real wellbeing to Australians with disability. We want to help ensure that our disability customers have an exceptional experience; this means specialised care that is relevant to their needs and ways to be supported that are easy, engaging and effective. 

  

For our employees, this is an opportunity to work in a dedicated business that offers learning, development and career progression in this unique sector.  Having built a specialist disability service business, we have ensured that the services we offer, the carers we provide, and the tools, programs and support available are the very best for our disability customers. 

  

About the Role:

 

Working as part of a dedicated Disability Services Team you will deliver person-centred care to our customers.  You will give people with a disability confidence in the quality of service delivery and ensure all services meet, as a minimum, the national standards for disability services.  

  

We are looking for experienced and committed Personal Support Workers and Advanced level Support Workers who live within driving distance of the following areas:

 

  • North Ryde
  • Northern Beaches
  • Maroubra
  • Randwick
  • Richmond
  • Castle Hill
  • Bankstown
  • Wattle grove

 

What Does Your New Role Look Like?

 

We will provide you with a ‘Career’ and not just a ‘Job’.  For people who are passionate about joining a leading Health Care service provider and who may be embarking on their first career move into Disability Services or perhaps changing roles within the sector, you will receive an excellent fully paid induction, on-going training, supportive leadership and a learning and development plan to ensure your success and future ambitions.

 

Your new role will include the following:

 

  • Support our disability customers with activities of daily living 
  • Assist customers with personal care support including showering, toileting and feeding assistance 
  • Provide support with complex care activities including bowel care, urinary care and skin care 
  • Provide transportation for your customers to appointments and for shopping and leisure activities 
  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with customers and their families 
  • Maintain a focus on your own and the customers’ safety and adhere to all health and safety guidelines and policies 

  

About You: 

 

You will possess the following attributes and qualities:

 

  • You are a passionate person and strive for building awareness and making a positive difference to our customers’ wellbeing (essential) 
  • You have flexibility to work early mornings, evenings and weekends where required (essential) 
  • You have an NDIS working screening check or willingness to obtain one (essential) 
  • You hold a current Australian Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable, comprehensively insured vehicle (essential) 
  • You have a positive, flexible attitude and willingness to learn (essential) 
  • You hold a Cert III/IV in Disability, Aged Care or Assistant in Nursing OR experience in a similar role providing complex personal care to people with a disability
  • You are a confident, professional and articulate communicator

 

Your Employee Benefits: 

 

You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits including the following:

 

  • Permanent Part Time role – stable and secure working hours and organised rosters delivered in advance
  • Attractive KM travel allowance 
  • Supported learning and development program – a Career and not just a Job 
  • Competitive remuneration PLUS flex-up
  • Uniform provision and work mobile phone 
  • Yearly paid Wellbeing and Community leave days 
  • Effective team and leaders to collaborate with and to support your career journey with us

 

What Makes Us, Us?

 

  • We’re all about lifelong learning
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together

 

 

At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing.” 

 

If this role sounds like your next great career journey and if your wanting to join a leading organisation delivering services, within a rapidly growing exciting sector, then don’t wait….

Hit APPLY today and get your application to us.

 

  

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan