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Disability Support Worker - Wangaratta

  • Wangaratta, VIC, Australia, 3677
  • Casual
  • Casual Positions AVAILABLE NOW for Disability Support Workers in the Wangaratta region
  • Work in a friendly, supportive environment in a values-based organisation
  • Enjoy access to a range of not-for-profit salary packaging benefits

Why VMCH?

Because the people we employ make it a great place to work! In addition, VMCH will provide you with:

  • Excellent Salary Packaging benefits
  • A competitive salary
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Praise program – where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff

Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff are saying:

https://vmch.com.au/join-our-team/our-people/ 

We are currently seeking Disability Support Workers who are passionate about working in the Disability sector to work within our Community & Disability Direct Care services.  

About the role

VMCH Disability Services provides statewide, high-quality services aimed at supporting individuals to remain independent within the community.

Our Disability Support Workers (DSW) provide quality care and support to people with disabilities to create and live the lifestyle of their choosing while empowering them to have a voice and achieve their goals. As a DSW you will work within our Disability Direct Care (DDC) services which may include:

  • Facilitating day respite programs
  • Providing 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

You will have demonstrated knowledge and / or experience working within disability or a similar care role (i.e. Aged Care, At-home Community Aged Care). This is a perfect opportunity for a student who has recently completed their studies within a Certificate III or IV in Individual Support / Disability or is currently completing their certificate. Furthermore, you will have;

  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Basic level of computer and administration skills 
  • Current Level 2 First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • Current valid Driver’s Licence, Car Insurance and Car Registration
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
  • Relevant flu vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination including 3rd booster

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.

 

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