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Disability Support Worker

Endeavour Hills, Victoria
$35.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
12 Jan 2022

Sovereign Lives Victoria is an NDIS provider in Victoria for people living with a disability. Sovereign Lives Victoria is seeking staffs who are passionate about providing quality care and services to enable our participants to continue living in their homes. We are looking for Casual Disability Support Workers to fill roles in our supported homes throughout regional Victoria, namely Ballarat and nearby suburbs.

About the Role

A Disability Support Worker is responsible for assisting people with a disability to live in their home or in a supported independent living arrangement that is individualised and flexible. This may include domestic assistance, meal preparation, personal care, social and community participation, behaviour support, therapeutic activities and a range of individualised services and supports

Having experience in Mental Health Support (Hoarding, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder among other), Intellectual and physical disability would be highly regarded, however being caring, patient and willing to learn is essential. If you have Aged care experience that would also be valuable.

You should be able to build rapport, find common ground and develop a connection with participants.

Position Responsibilities:

Assistance with daily living tasks such as personal care, preparation of meals and other general household tasks.

Respond to the client's needs and collaborate positively with their families, support people and others in their lives.

Assist with planning and scheduling of client daily activities and routines

Participate in the review of care plans by ensuring all necessary documentation is complete and accurate; daily reporting and administration (medication charts etc), report any observed changes to resident's health and incidents to the Operations Manager

Promote independence, give choice, encourage inclusiveness and respect the rights and privacy of an individual with a disability through planning and creating opportunities.

Balance your Duty of Care with the right of the participant working within the context of their ability.

Work within the NDIS Code of Conduct

Work with the care team to ensure quality and continuity of care & acknowledge emails.

Provide Community Participation to residents by providing transport, assisting them on social outings, shopping etc

Be proactive to continually educate yourself on the specific needs of participants and conditions.

You will need to have:

a Disability or Aged Care Qualification (Cert III or higher)

the right to work in Australia;

relevant work experience;

a current police check (or willing to obtain)

Current first aid and CPR certificate

Working with Children Check

National Disability Worker Screening Clearance

an Unrestricted Drivers Licence

a clean and tidy reliable car with comprehensive insurance

a strong work ethic, a positive outlook and the ability to remain calm and professional while under pressure

a caring and empathetic nature

Complete the NDIS worker orientation module

Infection Control - COVID 19 Certificate

COVID - 19 Vaccination Certificate


Have the capacity to work flexible hours on a roster system, including weekends, early mornings, nights and overnight sleepovers.

Rate of Pay

Sovereign Lives Victoria pay is based on the Award Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 based on your qualifications and experience.

If you are interested in joining an enthusiastic and growing team of Sovereign Lives Victoria, please submit your resume.

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  • Job Reference: 470596066-2
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Employer: Sovereign Lives Victoria
  • Location: Endeavour Hills, Victoria
  • Salary: $35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Disability Support, NDIS, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time