(VUA954) - Permanent Disability Support Worker - Newcastle

(VUA954) - Permanent Disability Support Worker - Newcastle

30 Jun
Cerebral Palsy Alliance

30 Jun

Cerebral Palsy Alliance



Wallsend, NSW, Australia


Are you looking for either permanent or casual work and still want quality time with your family and friends? Well we have a variety of options to suit your lifestyle. If you’re caring and compassionate with a “can do” attitude and really want a job where you are making difference we will have a role for you. Our training is first class so no experience is required.

Who are we?

We are one of Australia’s leading non-profit disability support providers helping babies, children, teenagers and adults living with cerebral palsy and other neurological and physical disabilities.

We have over 2,000 employees and we’re growing…which is why we need you!

What’s happening in Newcastle?

We have a range of services in the Newcastle region including accommodation support – providing in home support to our clients, OR our Lifestyles service which supports our clients in the community.

Our services and what’s required

Accommodation – (24x7) Providing in home support by assisting our clients at meal times, with personal care and administering medication. This service operates 24x7, you will need to be available for 4 shifts a week (Mon-Fri) across a variety of shifts (morning, afternoon and night) and one shift on the weekend.

Lifestyles – (Monday – Friday only) Companion support for our clients at social events, recreation, sporting activities, attending appointments, shopping etc in home or in the neighbourhood. This service operates predominately Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 4pm, however there may be shifts available outside of these core hours including weekends and evenings. You need to be available for a minimum of 3-4 days per week.

What we can offer you

- Flexible, family-friendly culture

- Competitive hourly rates (you will earn more with CPA, as our penalty rates are higher than hospitality and retail jobs)

- Comprehensive training, delivering world-class structured learning, both in the classroom and on the job (substantial buddy shifts) to set you up for success

- Employee Assistance programme – access to a professional counsellor for you and your direct family members

- Wellbeing allowance, $100 per year so you can have a massage on us!

- Fitness passport – access to gyms at greater reduced costs

- Free flu vaccinations

- Employee Referral Programme

- Rewards & Recognition programme

- Career development and continuous learning


- Have been described as an outstanding communicator who is empathetic and compassionate

- Have a professional approach, are accountable with a high level of motivation

- Are upbeat, energetic and think "outside the square"

- Must have a current NSW Driver's Licence (P2 minimum)

- Must have, or willing to obtain prior to starting, a current First Aid Certificate, CPR, Working with Children Check*, National Police Check* and NDIS Worker's Check* 

- Must undertake a health assessment*

(*we cover these costs)

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