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Residential Support Worker

  • Bayswater, VIC, Australia, 3153
  • East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3002
  • Ivanhoe, VIC, Australia, 3079
  • Lilydale, VIC, Australia, 3140
  • Lysterfield, VIC, Australia, 3156
  • Nunawading, VIC, Australia, 3131
  • Casual
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Have job security with multiple permanent part-time rosters on offer
  • 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 Residential Support Workers who are passionate about working in Disability sector to work in our permanent Supported Disability Accommodations (SDA) and facility-based respite settings

We have various permanent part time roles available across metropolitan and eastern suburbs.

Locations include:

  • Nunawading
  • Lilydale
  • Lysterfield
  • Ivanhoe

About the role

As a Residential Support Worker, you will provide quality care and support to individuals who are living with a disability. You will provide support to housemates within the Accommodations to live independently and pursue the lifestyle of their choosing whilst providing encouragement to achieve their goals and empower them to have a voice.

  • Provide personalised care and support is provided based on each individual's needs and in conjunction with their Person Centred Plan (PCP).
  • 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
  • Please click here for the full Position Description 

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. 

Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Disability Services 
  • Current Level 2 First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • Current valid Driver’s Licence
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 20 – 25 hours per week and be flexible to work across a 24 hour roster
  • 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

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 are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and want to work at a values-based organisation where our clients, we are holding an open day on Friday 14 May and would love to invite you along to learn more about the role.

For further information, please submit your application and we will be in touch very shortly.

 

To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a National NDIS screening check, Evidence of 2020 Flu Vaccination and a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. 

 

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

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