Community Support Workers at St Jude’s DS, Armadale

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

  • A great training program is provided as part of your commencement
  • Shifts available in Armadale, Thornlie, Cannington areas.
  • Join a leading organisation within the strong Disability sector

About Us

St Jude’s has been one of the more innovative and leading service providers for people with disability and psychosocial needs in Western Australia since 1982.Our purpose is to maximise the health, enjoyment and quality of life of people seeking support in our community. Our experience in service delivery is reflected through 40 years of providing quality services and maintaining the highest of standards for our clients.

About the Role

The role of the Community Support Worker is to work with clients within the NDIS funding framework, assisting them to achieve their goals and increase their independence and participation within the community. You will provide support to people with disability and/or psychosocial needs, enabling them to undertake all aspects of daily living. You will also promote and demonstrate positive behaviours, learning experiences and skill development for your clients.

Key duties include:

  • Taking clients out for social outings and activities, shopping trips or GP/specialist appointments.
  • Servicing clients at their respective homes with activities of daily living such as toileting, showering and dressing.
  • Light domestic duties and meal preparation/eating assistance.
  • Medication administration duties.
  • Liaising with the families and representatives of your client as required.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will pride themselves on their ability to deliver person-centered care that values the choice and goals of the client. They will have the people skills to build and maintain meaningful, lasting relationships with their clients. They will also demonstrate a commitment to being a productive and positive member of the broader home and community team.

As well as the above skills, the Key Requirements include:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check and National Police Clearance (within the last 12 months).
  • Proof of working rights – Passport or visa.
  • Valid West Australian driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Working With Children Check issued in Western Australia.
  • COVID vaccinations (with booster, if eligible).
  • Previous experience as a support worker in the health/disability sector or a relevant Cert III qualification is highly desirable but not essential.

Culture & Benefits

This role represents the opportunity to work within a dynamic and committed team who consistently achieve for their clients. You will work closely with your manager and will have ongoing trainings and development to promote professional growth. The Disability sector is experiencing rapid growth and there is significant potential for career progression with the organisation.

If the above opportunity is one that excites and encourages you, please go ahead and click ‘Apply for this job’. We will be in touch to discuss your application soon!