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Disability Support Worker - Community Connections

  • Camberwell, VIC, Australia, 3124
  • Part time
  • Work in respite day program based in Camberwell
  • Work permanent part-time hours (3-5 days a week) from 9am – 3.30pm
  • Great culture with fun, friendly team and supportive management

About the role

VMCH Community Connections is offered to children, teenagers and individuals over 18. Gateway is one of our programs within Community Connections and is a lifestyle respite day program designed to enhance the independence and support the rights, interests and goals of individuals living with a disability.

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Disability Support Worker to join the Gateway team in Camberwell to facilitate a range of activities including, but not limited to; music and dancing, cooking, budgeting, travel, day trips to the zoo or cinema, painting and creative arts, swimming, gardening and much more. The program runs between Monday to Friday from 9am – 3pm / 3.30pm and we are offering permanent part-time shifts working 3-5 days a week.

Skills, Experience & Requirements

You will have relevant experience working in the disability sector and hold a Certificate IV in Disability (or currently studying your Certificate IV). You will also have:

  • The ability to relate to and communicate with people with a disability in a collaborative, positive, respectful support manner
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team 
  • Commitment to providing positive support to people with a disability to enhance individual life choices
  • A level two First Aid and current CPR
  • Victorian Working with Children’s Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Valid Victorian Drivers License
  • Evidence of 2022 flu vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccinations including 3rd booster

About us

Here at VMCH our services are as diverse as the people we support. As a for-purpose organisation, compassion, respect and inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do. While we’ve been around for over a century, we’re always moving forward. We stay true to who we are by supporting people and families to live their best lives, providing a place to call home and spaces to learn and grow.

As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing professional development and career pathways, a positive & supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. Join the team making a difference to the lives of older Australians, people with disabilities, families and carers.

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