Employment Opportunities

DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKER

Essential Personnel Lifestyle Services are currently seeking a support worker in Merredin to work 1:1 within the community with clients who have physical disabilities.  This role will require that you assist individuals with personal care, community participation, domestic tasks and learning support, and may require travel between the areas.

To be successful in this role you must possess the following:

Essential:

  • A National Police Clearance obtained within the last 3 months
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A valid C class driver’s license and reliable vehicle

Highly Desirable:

  • A solid understanding of the Disability Service Standards
  • Experience in working with complex and challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing individuals’ personal plans
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in assisting individuals with disabilities achieve their goals
  • Sound understanding of professional boundaries and standards
  • A person-centred approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including progress reports and incident reports
  • Understanding of mandatory reporting requirements
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, and autonomously
  • Basic computer skills, and be able to complete and submit progress reports at the end of each shift

In return, we offer above award wages and the security of a permanent part time position following successful probation.

If you are genuinely interested in these roles, please submit your application with your resume outlining your relevant experience, a covering letter stating your ability to fulfil the requirements of the position and your availability to the email below.  All applications will be treated in strict confidence reception@essentialpersonnel.org.au.