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DIsability Support Worker - Green Team

  • Camberwell, VIC, Australia, 3124
  • Various Locations, VIC, Australia
  • Part time
  • Do you love gardening and ‘cultivating’ this knowledge in others?
  • Are you passionate about helping people with a disability to build independence?
  • Newly created part-time position working 30.4 hours per week

About the Program

VMCH has launched an exciting new job skills initiative called ‘The Green Team’ which is set to build a real pathway for people with disability to find paid employment.

Want to find out more about The Green Team? Just click on the following links - https://vmch.com.au/services/disability-care-services-melbourne/community-connections/green-team/  & https://vmch.com.au/blog/job-skills-program-blooms-for-people-with-disability/

About the role

This is not just any ‘garden variety’ position – As a Disability Support Worker (DSW) in the Green Team, you will use various VMCH properties across Melbourne as your classroom to provide support and practical hands-on teaching experience to people with a disability to learn new gardening skills such as removing weeds, lawn mowing, pruning and grounds maintenance.

This position will ultimately support NDIS participants develop their personal & professional skills that will improve their independence and chances of securing employment.

About you

You will hold a Certificate IV in Disability or Community Services and have demonstrated experience providing personal care to individuals with a Disability. Along with your disability expertise, if you have professional gardening experience or a keen interest in general gardening, you have the key ‘nutrient’s required to be successful in this unique role.

 Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Disability or other Community Services related qualifications
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Valid vaccinations including 2022 flu vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccinations (including 3rd booster)
  • Valid Victorian Drivers Licence

Why VMCH?

This is your opportunity to work for an organisation that provides a range of support services to the people who need them the most. In addition, you will receive the following benefits:

  • A positive and supportive workplace culture with helpful and friendly leaders 
  • Awesome NFP salary packaging benefits including a Meal Entertainment Card  
  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program

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