Expressions of Interest : Support Worker

Company:

All Aspects Recruitment & HR Services


Category:

NGO / Non-profit


Education:

Relevant Trade Qualifications


Experience:

Between 3 and 5 Years


Work city:

Darwin/ Katherine / Alice Springs/ Tennant Creek


Work start:

08.05.2018


Job opportunities:

Multiple


Created:

27.03.2018


Expressions of Interest : Support Worker

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The Person
  • Understand the needs and experiences of the people we support
  • Empower individuals and respect their right to make informed decisions and choices
  • Promote dignity, privacy and confidentiality
  • Demonstrate a commitment to meeting the needs of the people we support and upholding their rights regardless of personal values and attitudes
  • Work effectively with the person’s abilities, strengths and needs
  • Develop and maintain a safe and professional relationship with all people we support
  • Assist, support and develop independence in personal care, health care and hygiene in areas such as dressing, washing, toileting and eating as required
  • Provide appropriate role modelling for the people we support
  • Practice active listening and develop trust with the people we support and their support networks
  • Ensure consistency of approach with the people we support
  • Ensure that any medications taken by the people we support are administered according to the Management of Medication Policy and Procedure
  1.  Place
  1.  Planning
  1.  Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness
  1.  Participate in Support Team
  1. Service Delivery and Continuous Improvement
  1. Maintain a proactive health, safety and wellness culture

SELECTION CRITERIA – Support Worker 

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Relevant experience supporting people and/or children and young people or in a related area/field, that demonstrates a positive commitment to the duties and responsibilities of a Support Worker as outlined above
  2. Willingness to work shift-work on a 7 day roster including weekends, sleepover shifts and public holidays as required
  3. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and relate well to people we support and their families
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others as part of a team and contribute to

team goals

  1.  Display an understanding and commitment to privacy legislation, equal employment opportunity legislation, anti-discrimination legislation, WHS legislation and any other relevant legislation required for the role
  2.  Knowledge of local community networks, training and employment opportunities
  3.  Computer literacy, competent administrative and documentation skills
  4.  Current Drivers Licence
  5.  Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one within first four weeks of employment

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Certificate III/IV in Disabilities, Community Services, Social Sciences, Youth and/or experience in service delivery in the relevant field would be highly regarded.
  2. Knowledge of the relevant State Acts and Standards, Work Health and Safety Act and

Regulations and Anti-Discrimination Act

  1.   Experience working with people with alcohol and other drug issues
  2.   Experience working with people with mental illness

 

To apply please email a brief cover letter detailing your skills and experience and current resume to [email protected]

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

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All Aspects Recruitment & HR Services
7/38 Woods St, Darwin, NT Australia 0800
Office: (08) 8981 7431
Mob: 0426 206 213
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.aarecruit.com.au

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All Aspects Recruitment & HR Services is an Aboriginal owned and operated business based in Darwin, Northern Territory. We are a proactive local company focussed on providing a unique and specialised recruitment and support service to Northern Territory and Queensland businesses, local & federal government and industry employers.

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