[AQW-930] - Support Worker

[AQW-930] - Support Worker

22 Nov
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Aequalis Disability Services
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Chatswood

22 Nov

Aequalis Disability Services

Chatswood

***No experience required!***



Aequalis is an NDIS accredited provider. We provide services to participants of the NDIS and their families/carers, with aims to empower independence, ambition, and positive relationships.



Aequalis support workers provide strengths-focussed support, which can include mentoring, transport, and teaching skills for independent living.



About the applicant (you)



- Aequalis supports people from all different backgrounds, ages, ethnicities and up bringings, as such, Aequalis strives itself on hiring people from all different walks of life, experience is a bonus but not a must. We believe that we can provide a great first step into the disability industry.

- Further, we are looking for passionate, caring,

motivated, fun individuals that wants to assist our participants in living their best life.

- If you are currently at University, our sessions times are very flexible and work great with a university timetable. we work with you to find the best suitable time for yourself and out participants.



About the role



Aequalis provides a rewarding experience to mentor and support people with a disability. Aequalis prides itself on putting a focus on relationships so when workers come on board, we want to get to know your interests and skills so that we can match up your personality with appropriate participants that you will enjoy supporting. We believe it’s not as simple as assigning a participant to a worker, but instead finding a match between a participant and mentor who will enjoy spending time together.



Working with Aequalis will allow you to help people with disabilities achieve goals, work toward independent living and engage pro-socially within their community. As a support worker you will engage with participants through the following support services:



- Assistance to Social and Community Participation: providing meaningful support to help enable participants to engage in community, social and/or recreational activities.

- In-Home Support: Family based support: domestic duties, establishing/keeping to routines; cooking, cleaning, and financial skills and budgeting.

- Transport Services: Transporting participants to complete daily activities, attend appointments, go to and from school/work and participate in community activities.

- Development of Daily Living and Life Skills: Helping participants become more independent with daily skills, including: public transport awareness, financial skills, budgeting, pursuing studies and/or work, drivers license achievements, and other tasks.



Benefits and perks



Becoming a support worker is an extremely enriching and rewarding experience for individuals who are empathetic toward people in need and want to give back to their community. In addition to a rewarding sense of emotional wellbeing, the following perks are involved while working with Aequalis:



- Flexible working conditions

- An on-call management team for you to contact whenever you need support

- Career opportunities for advancement



- Comprehensive training and induction programs, as well as regular in-house training to build new skills

- A safe work environment and diverse team demographic, made up of various cultures and languages.

- An opportunity to make a significant difference enriching peoples' lives, and building relationships.



Skills and experience



Applicants will need to have or be willing to apply for (we can still progress with your employment whilst you are obtaining the below) :



- A current employee Working With Children Check (WWCC),

- A current National Police Check (NPC),

- A current drivers license, (P1+P2 accepted) and access to a clean, road worthy vehicle for transporting participants/young people

- A current First Aid Certificate

- An NDIS screening check

- Proof of double Vaccination



If you are bi-lingual, male, or have an Indigenous background or experience supporting Indigenous communities, we highly encourage you to apply. Please include this in your cover letter.



Job Types: Full-time, Part-time



Salary: $28.00 – $50.00 per hour



Schedule:



- Flexible hours



Licence/Certification:



- First Aid Certification (Preferred)

- Working with Children Check (Preferred)

- National Police Certificate (Preferred)

- Driver Licence (Preferred)

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/13053674/aqw-930-support-worker-chatswood/?utm_source=html

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