Position Details
Reference Number 12753
Position Title Support Worker At Home Services
Employment Type Full Time
Division At Home Services
Service Area At Home Services Rockingham/Peel
Location Rockingham/Peel
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Home Care Employee
Position Summary Support Worker required to join our team in the Peel/Rockingham area, working with some of our male customers
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have full Australian working rights?
Contact Person People and Culture Team
Contact Number 92828667
Email Inquiries To people@baptistcare.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Richard Akubiro
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 26/06/2017
Advert Text

Community Services Support Worker

Full time - Peel/Rockingham Region 

The Organisation

Baptistcare is one of WA’s largest not-for-profit providers of residential care, at home services, retirement living and disability services, supporting individuals and communities in metro and regional areas for over 40 years, and employs over 1,500 staff.

Baptistcare’s Disability Services uses a fresh approach, working in partnership with our customers, their families, friends and other stakeholders to find the best way of achieving excellent outcomes for both individuals and families. Disability Services operates in the Perth metro area and select areas of regional WA to assist our customers to live a fulfilling and independent life within the community.

Position Details

Working directly with people living with a disability, this position provides support to Baptistcare’s Service Participants in achieving their life goals while promoting a positive quality of life and independence. At Baptistcare, support is provided with a person-centred approach, placing the needs and wishes of the Service Participant at the core of the services delivered. This includes respecting the leadership of the Service Participant. 

We are looking for a customer-focused individual with a “can do” attitude and who is not afraid of a challenge. This role will primarily involve working with a number of our male customers as well as dealing with customers who can present with challenging behaviours.

Successful Candidates will demonstrate the following: 

  • Experience with supporting people in areas such as personal care, health and wellbeing, active community participation and skill development
    • An ability to relate well with other people
    • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and use initiative
    • Strong communication skills and demonstrated flexibility in methods of communication
    • Empathy with a strong sense of compassion and respect for individuals
    • Demonstrated initiative, enthusiasm and ability to work without direct supervision
    • A strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
    • A good understanding and commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination
    • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
    • Satisfactory National Police Clearance Certificate (12 months), or an ability to obtain one
    • Current Working with Children Check
    • Own reliable and registered vehicle
    • Current care insurance 
    • An ability to travel to various location to deliver services
    • Certificate III in Community Services (Human Services) or other equivalent qualifications would be highly regarded

Application Information:

All applications are accepted through Baptistcare's recruitment portal. You will be taken to the recruitment portal when you click 'Apply' below.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description and the physical requirement of the role outlined in the Duty Analysis priorto submitting your application. Both documents can be found at the bottom of the page when you view the position on our recruitment portal. 

For further information please contact a member of our Recruitment team on 9282 8667.

Please note: Shortlisting will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only successful candidates will be contacted over the phone. Unsolicited resumes and contacts from agencies will not be accepted. 

We anticipate a high volume of applications and, therefore, recommend, you submit your application at your earliest convenience. Late applications will not be accepted. 

 

Position Description PD - Support Worker At Home Services (Disability and MH).pdf
Physical Role Requirements Duties Analysis - Support Worker.pdf
Application Guide click here to view