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Job Title Disability Support Workers – Ryde – Multiple Positions
Position Description

ABOUT NEXTT GROUP

At Nextt, for more than 20 years we have been making a difference by supporting people with disability and/or mental health challenges to achieve their goals and to live an independent life. 

We employ over 1800 staff and services across NSW, VIC, QLD and SA, we provide quality, person-centred support to more than 1500 clients each year.

Join our team and support our clients to get more out of life!

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking to employ 6 dedicated Disability Support Workers on a Casual basis to assist our clients in their home and community in Ryde. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for you to be able to make a positive impact in our client’s life. Hours will vary depending on the needs of the client ideally Morning shifts but may include weekday and weekend shifts where required.

ABOUT YOU – SELECTION CRITERIA

This is an opportunity to pave a rewarding career where you can really make a difference! No two days will ever be the same when you are providing support to our clients and you will be available to work flexible hours and providing a variety of support that includes: 

  • Understand the client’s goals and requirements
  • Follow their support plan to achieve goals, health, and wellbeing where care and/or environmental issues are complex
  • Engage with clients with complex care and/or environmental circumstances to support achievement and encourages further independence
  • Provide personal care, living skills, transport, and other services and support
  • Support a client with a disability and their family and advocates in achieving life learning, recreation, employment and educational goals and aspirations
  • Can be flexible around the client’s preferences and able to suggest alternatives and gathers information to provide to Service Leader to follow up on
  • Develop appropriate working relationships with, gains the confidence, trust and respect of each client supported
  • Escalate issues appropriately and prepares relevant reports and information to support decision making by more experienced staff
  • Adhere to reporting, documentation, and administrative requirements. While continuing to maintain all appropriate documentation


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO HAVE?

  • Cert. 3 or 4 or in Individual Support/Aged Care/ Disability (or working towards, or Allied Health students currently undertaking their degree) 
  • Must have experience in supporting high intensity clients with previous knowledge and training in bowel care, manual handling, catheter care, wound management. medication administration, domestic assistance, self-care support, general community access
  • Knowledge of Disability services (NDIS, Icare & Supported Housing) framework
  • Current Police Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • Current First Aid
  • Current CPR 
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Knowledge of OH&S principles 


BENEFITS AND PERKS OF WORKING WITH US! 

  • Above average hourly pay rate with a supportive and friendly local team who support each other
  • Career development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work for one the fastest growing disability organisation
  • Paid training


Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Please submit your application including a resume and cover letter that addresses the above selection criteria.

The Nextt Group values diversity and is an equal opportunity Employer.