Support Worker

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

SensesWA is a leading not-for-profit organisation, providing disability support services to people of all ages throughout Western Australia since 1895.  SensesWA support and empower people living with disability to achieve their potential and do the things they love, which is why the number of individuals choosing SensesWA as their service provider is growing every day!

At SensesWA, we focus on recruiting the right people and offer targeted training so we can seamlessly match a person with a disability with the right support worker to engage in new experiences, establish community connections, develop independent living skills and live a fulfilling life.

We are currently seeking passionate and reliable support workers for permanent part-time positions throughout the wider Wheatbelt area, particularly in York and Northam.

Essential criteria

  • Be comfortable working with a diverse range of ages, disabilities and behaviours
  • Have a genuine passion and commitment to making a difference to the lives of people with disability
  • Possess a high level of trust, honesty and integrity and be able to maintain a professional relationship with all participants
  • Be computer and mobile phone savvy in order to access work emails and web-based applications such as rosters, case notes and incident reports
  • Have a current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate (or be willing to obtain before start date)
  • Hold a current Working With Children check (or be willing to obtain before start date)
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Have a current Full Australian Driver’s Licence and a comprehensibly insured safe and suitable vehicle
  • Proof of eligibility to work in Australia.

Desirable criteria

  • An ability to provide personal care to people who need it, including support with Personal Hygiene including bowel care, dressing and hoisting
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability
  • Medication Management experience
  • Manual handling experience
  • Willingness to undergo various related paid training as provided by the organisation.

Why work for SensesWA

  • Working within a small dedicated and supportive team
  • Working closely with people living with a disability, their family and the local community
  • Leave loading, paid parental leave, 2 days Wellness leave and an Employee Assistance Program
  • Competitive remuneration including salary packaging to a maximum of $18,550.

Availability requirements

To ensure success in the role we ask that you commit to minimum of 3 shifts per week.

How to Apply

Click Apply Now and upload your CV and cover letter. We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

For further information about the role and about the application process, please contact our Manager Community Access, Jane Lucas-Martin on jane.lucas-martin@senses.org.au.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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