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Disability Support Worker

  • East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3002
  • Casual
  • Part time
  • Casual AND Permanent Positions available Metro Melbourne
  • Work in a friendly, supportive environment in a values-based organisation
  • Enjoy access to a range of not-for-profit salary packaging benefits

VMCH Disability Services division provides statewide high-quality services aimed at supporting individuals to remain independent within the community. We are currently seeking talented, passionate and dedicated Disability Support Workers who are passionate about working in Disability sector to work across our Community, Gateway and Respite divisions. 

We have various roles available across Metropolitan, Western and Eastern suburbs. 

Locations include:

  • Wantirna 
  • Mount Waverley 
  • Ararat (Community based)
  • Ivanhoe
  • Croydon
  • Lilydale
  • Glen Waverley

About the role

Disability Support Workers provide quality care and support to people with disabilities to create and live, the lifestyle of their choosing in an educative or community environment and support people to achieve their goals and empower them to have a voice.

  • Respect the rights and choices of clients and their families and to empower them to undertake their own decision making
  • Provide individual client service delivery including personal care services and support with manual handling
  • Perform a range of domestic duties including cleaning, shopping and cooking
  • Administration duties – reporting, documentation, and assist to develop, review and update care plans that are achievable and client focused

Successful candidates will be required to work a range of rostered shifts that may include mornings, afternoons, weekends, sleepovers and active nights and full day shifts depending on the setting they are working within. 

Skills & Experience

  • Experience/Knowledge of the Disability industry
  • Current Level 2 First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • Current valid Driver’s Licence
  • Knowledge of and respect for the rights and choices of clients and their families
  • A Person Centred approach to providing care and services
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Basic level of computer and administration skills 
  • A commitment to further self-development and education

Benefits

As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits.

About us

VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.

If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!

 

To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an National NDIS Screening Check, Evidence of 2020 Flu Vaccination and a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

 

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