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June

Disability Support Worker

CARECHOICE - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About us

We’ve been supporting people with a disability since 2007. Specialising in 24-hour disability programs for individuals with multiple and complex needs, we’re proud to be a trusted and registered service provider with the NDIA, TAC, DHHS and Worksafe.

Our values are flexibility, honesty, reliability and responsiveness.

About the opportunity

We're currently recruiting for Disability Support Workers to provide support to one of our Participants that require 24/7 complex care located in Truganina.

About you

To be successful for this role, you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Disability or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in PEG Feeding (syringe, pump & gravity) desirable
  • Experience with Manual Handling supported with a Manual Handling Certificate
  • Experienced in administering medications via PEG Feeding tube
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Resilience to work in a challenging and fast paced environment
  • Clear and effective communications skills and cultural awareness
  • Arabic speaking highly desirable but not essential
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as a part of a team
  • Flexibility and availability is essential in this role, with the ability to work a variety of 6-8hr shifts; morning, afternoon, active nights and weekends

Benefits & culture

CareChoice is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

As a CareChoice employee, benefits you’ll be able to take advantage of include:

  • Access to our Care4U employee hub providing discounts with major retailers
  • Monthly Recognition & Reward for Employee of the Month
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Career development opportunities

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. So, don’t delay, apply today. For further information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@carechoice.NET.au.

Employment with CareChoice is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check, Reference Check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.