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Disability Support Worker - Penrith

About BRC Recruitment

We are a specialist recruitment firm that source qualified, professional, and skilled people across the Not for Profit, Public and Private sectors. We work with Australia's leading organisations to deliver exceptional staff to meet their recruitment needs.

Because of our commitment to quality staffing, we pay above award wages and can offer shifts to match your availability. Our shifts are posted on our online rostering system, which means you have control over the shifts you would like to work.

The Role

BRC is seeking qualified and experienced Disability Support Workers to deliver outstanding care to our clients in need. By joining our established casual talent pool, you will be able to provide support to adults and children with a disability, both in their home and in the community. These roles are across multiple locations in the Central Coast of NSW.

You will be responsible for providing care and support to clients with a range of complex needs. A key focus of the role is to promote independence and skill building that is appropriate for the client's abilities. Other duties include providing personal care, administering medication, meal preparation and community access. In some instances, a disability support worker may have to support individuals who have complex behavioral needs.

A disability support worker will contribute to the wider wellbeing of the individuals that they support. This will be achieved by providing accurate and detailed shift reports, incident reports and progress notes and working collaboratively with the wider care team. Also, the disability support worker will contribute to the health, safety, and hygiene of the physical environment.

Key Requirements:

* A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a Supported Independent Living or Day Option setting
* An understanding of a range of different disabilities and how they may affect the individual
* Experience supporting individuals with reduced mobility
* Experience administering medication
* Demonstrated experience managing complex and challenging behaviors
* Understanding of professional boundaries
* Knowledge and understanding of National Standards for Disability Services
* Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


Minimum Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support, or similar discipline.

Certificates and licenses:

* Working with Children Check
* NDIS Worker Cover
* National police check
* Unrestricted NSW Driver's License
* Comprehensive car insurance
* Provide First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 less than 3 years old
* Provide CPR HLTAID001 less than 12 months old
* Covid vaccinations as per NSW Health legislations

Reward and Recognition:

* Flexible working arrangements
* Above award rates
* Australia's leading disability providers

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Due to the high volume of responses only successful candidates will be contacted, thank you for your understanding.

Job title: Disability Support Worker - Penrith
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Richmond & Hawkesbury, Regional New South Wales, Sydney - Ryde & Macquarie Park, Sydney - Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire, Sydney - South West & M5 Corridor, Sydney - Parramatta & Western Suburbs, Sydney - North West & Hills District, Sydney, Australia
Industry: Disabled Care
Salary: Negotiable
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2022-01-21
Reference: 7455J202114686_1640212304
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
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