Individual Support Worker and NDIS April 2018

Individual Support Worker and NDIS – Job Opportunity

Individual Support Worker and NDIS – application form

We are seeking staff who are reliable, have a caring and compassionate personality, are flexible and willing to work with a wide range of people. You will need to have the availability and willingness to commit to on-call and short shifts.

The Individual Support Worker and NDIS Support successful candidates will take pride in delivering a seamless, high quality service to their clients with a consumer directed care approach, positive, can-do approach, and a friendly, caring attitude. Grampians Community Health staff deliver exceptional levels of care and support to elderly, frail clients who wish to remain living independently in the community.

Grampians Community Health is a registered NDIS provider, supporting participants in many areas of their lives such as:

  • Access in the Community,
  • Social and Recreational Activities and,
  • Daily Living Skills.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have:

Minimum requirement

  • Qualifications in Certificate 3 Aged Care, Certificate 4 in Disability /HACC / Individual Support
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR
  • Current Victorian Drivers licence
  • Police check, dated within last 3 months
  • At least six months experience working in Aged Care, Disability, Home and Community Care is preferred
  • Social Welfare, Community Services and Mental Health Certificate 4 qualifications are advantageous

Key Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • Connecting and linking people into the community with local activities and recreational interests
  • Supporting people with daily living skills such as shopping, cooking, travel, training
  • Performing tasks in relation to domestic assistance (e.g. mopping, vacuuming, gardening, feeding pets)
  • Providing meal assistance and meal preparation
  • Medication prompting assistance and monitoring
  • Assisting with showering, dressing and personal care related tasks with the use of manual handling aids if appropriate
  • Basic tasks that may include booking appointments, assisting with shopping, paying bills, liaising with service coordinator
  • Accompany to social group and other activities if required

How to apply

Fill in the online FORM, answer the Key Selection Criteria, include a copy of your current Resume and a cover letter and send to GCH. Please read the Position Description.

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