The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of SA

Are you looking for a unique and rewarding career opportunity that provides personal satisfaction? Are you passionate about providing individualised support to people living with disabilities?

 

We are seeking caring and compassionate individuals to work with us as permanent Disability Support Workers in Port Pirie. Through our community-based services, you will be representing our organisation and living our values, to support the potential of our clients living with a disability.

 

About The Role

  • Deliver support to clients in all aspects of daily living needs, including personal care, domestic duties, and community access activities.
  • Facilitate person-centred support, enabling client’s choice and control to live independently, while upholding company values.
  • Contribute to client safeguarding and service excellence, in line with organisational policies and procedures.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with peers and leaders to optimise the quality of individual client’s support provision.

 

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Individualised Support, other relevant disciplines, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with people living with disabilities.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.\Ability to work effectively in autonomous roles and respond with empathy in stressful situations.
  • Developed problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Extensive experience within the Disability sector or community care setting (desirable).
  • Knowledge of NDIS worker requirements in relation to restrictive practices and person-centred support (desirable).

 

What We Offer You

  • Take advantage of our “Flex Your Way to Success” programme, which is designed to support you with flexible working options, catering to your unique needs.
  • Join a rewarding role in the South Australian community.
  • Access competitive pay rates and financial benefits, salary packaging options and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Feel proud every day knowing that your work is meaningful and makes a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and families in our community.
  • Work with a great team culture focused on health, wellbeing, and fun.
  • Subsidised worker screenings and career development opportunities.

 

You will be required to have a DHS Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check or be willing to obtain them and must hold a current full South Australian drivers’ licence, be an Australian Citizen or hold a current work visa.

 

You will be required to attend an introduction session in early-June prior to employment.

 

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Our team is driven by strong leadership and committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace culture centred on health, well-being and fun. We’re also passionate about developing our people so they can reach their true potential.

 

We always seek dedicated professionals who want to make a positive difference in the South Australian community.

 

For more information… 

Please contact Damian Glancy, Operations Manager, HomeCare+ Regional on  1800 378272  to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

 

Apply now through Seek.

 

estara empowers and enables our clients to exercise choice and control, while ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place for workers to deliver high quality support in a safe environment.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.