Cara

  • Port Pirie location
  • Be a positive force in the lives of our clients by becoming a support worker
  • Be part of a value driven organisation who cares for the community

About UsCara is proud to be a leading South Australian disability service provider. Our purpose driven team are committed to providing support that empowers people with a disability to grow as individuals and live a life rich in opportunities.

We strive to make a difference everyday – the people we support, our team and our communities. By joining our team, you are not only stepping into a great career opportunity, but you are also part of something bigger.

Your new role

As a Support Worker, you will be an integral part of our Port Pirie team in providing support and care to our clients. You will be providing support to our clients on a 24/7 basis, and will need to be flexible to work over a 7 day, 24 hour roster period including mornings, evenings, weekends and sleepovers.

Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Provide support to our clients with their daily activities, such as meal preparation, hygiene routines and medication management, promoting a sense of stability and routine.
  • Foster independence and empower our clients to achieve their goals through encouragement and guidance.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to any challenges or issues that may arise, ensuring a positive, safe and nurturing environment for everyone.
  • Assist our clients with community access and social activities to enhance social skills and build relationships.
  • Develop and maintain positive, respectful relationships with our clients.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of individual progress and activities, while adhering to Cara’s policies and procedures.

Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package plus salary packaging benefits (up to $15,899 tax free and $2,650 tax free on meals and entertainment).
  • Supportive, rewarding and friendly work environment.
  • On the job paid training.
  • Paid parental leave.

Essential Criteria

  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Current NDIS Worker Check / DHS Disability Employment (or willing to obtain).
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 or HLTAID011).
  • You have the right to work in Australia.
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent experience (not essential but desirable).

How do I apply?

  • Please complete the details in the online application below and attach your Cover Letter and Resume.
  • Click here to view the Position Description.
  • For any enquiries contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8243 5000.
  • The closing date for this role 11:00pm Sunday, 21 April 2024

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