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Disability Support Worker

Summary

  • Casual positions available
  • North East and Western Metropolitan Regions
  • An opportunity to support individuals to achieve their goals
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the program

The service provides support to people at home and in the community with a variety of needs to both children and adults, including intellectual disability, autism, dual disabilities, behaviours of concern and physical disabilities.

We are dedicated to providing positive outcomes for people with disabilities empowering them to achieve their goals to make a difference to their lives.

MCM is recognised for our high-quality services delivered to people with disabilities, and our commitment to Person Centred Active Support and Positive Behaviour Support.

About the role

As a Disability Support Worker, you will provide high quality support to individuals of varying ages in the community, assisting people to maintain their daily routine and achieve their goals.

About you

You are passionate about working with people with a disability. You are enthusiastic, experienced and resilient and thrive in a working environment where every day is challenging and different.

You will also possess the following:

  • A current Drivers Licence and Roadworthy Vehicle
  • Experience working with young people
  • Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Experience supporting people with behaviours of concern
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, weekends, day, night, sleepovers and willing to accept shorter shifts.
  • A Certificate IV in Disability (desirable)

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 09 July 2020. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

As part of Melbourne City Mission’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Out of Home Carer Registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

 

Position details

  • Date posted

    25 June 2020
  • Closing Date

    09 July 2020
  • Location

    North East and Western Metropolitan Regions
  • Work type

    Casual
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