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Disability Support Workers (Practitioners)

We have the best Disability Support Workers… Why?

It’s all about the way we recruit!

  • Apply via the ‘apply online’ button;
  • We will acknowledge your application;
  • We might want to have a chat with you over the phone; and
  • If we think you have what it takes to be the best you’ll be shortlisted to attend an interview.

The role of a Disability Support Worker is to encourage, support and enable people to live their life their way… we welcome you to learn more about becoming a Disability Support Worker with Cerebral Palsy Alliance …

What does a Disability Support worker actually do?

Think about all the things you’ve done for yourself today;

  • Did you make breakfast or pack your lunch? we call this Mealtime preparation
  • Did you do the washing up, put a load of washing on, vacuum the floors? we call this domestic support
  • Did you go to the toilet, have a shower or bath? we call this Personal Care
  • Did you drive, catch public transport or a taxi to work? we call this Transportation
  • What did you do to get ready for your day? Pick out your cloths, have a shower, blow dry your hair, brush your teeth? we call this Personal support
  • Did you take your any medication or vitamins today? we call this Medication Administration
  • Did you go to Uni or TAFE? we call this Individualised support
  • These are some of the things we do, come and learn more about what it means to be a Disability Support worker!!!

Who are we looking for?

People who are:

  • the right fit for Cerebral Palsy Alliance, its values and its clients – for now and into future;
  • flexible when and where you work;
  • committed and passionate about working in the disability sector;
  • proactive, and happy supporting others to live their life their way;
  • willing to take direction and learn;
  • able to drive (with a minimum P2 driver’s license); and
  • willing to obtain a First Aid/CPR certificate (within 3 months)

What are you looking for?

We offer:

  • Great staff benefits, including competitive hourly pay rates
  • Flexible working hours;
  • A comprehensive orientation program;
  • On the job training;
  • A strong support network of colleagues and managers;
  • Professional development and educational opportunities;
  • We are an Employer of choice for women 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013;
  • An organisation driven by its values of integrity, passion, excellence, courage and respect; not to mention
  • Over the past five years, our employees have continually rated us as one of the best employers in Australia

What do typical shift times look like?

  • 06.00am-09.30am – morning shift
  • 3.00pm-10.00pm – afternoon shift
  • 10.00pm-06.00am – awake shift
  • And almost anything in between!

Where are our services located?

Northern Beaches: Narraweena, Allambie, Terrey Hills, Beacon Hill

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For more information, please contact:
Jodie Howitt
jhowitt@cerebralpalsy.org.au

To apply now, please click APPLY ONLINE.

1 Apr 2016

Northern Beaches: Narraweena, Allambie, Terrey Hills, Beacon Hll

Part time

100783

On application

This position is subject to a compulsory Working with Children Check.
People from indigenous backgrounds, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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