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Job Title Disability Support Worker
Position Description

Nextt has positions available for experienced Disability Support Workers in Sunbury and across Melbourne's Western Suburbs. Working with NDIS Participants in their homes, in the community and in Supported Independent Living houses


The Company:

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!


Why Work with Nextt?

  • Regular ongoing work with participants to match your skills and interests
  • A supportive and professional team
  • A healthy work life balance
  • New opportunities and experiences to progress your career


The Role:

You will support participants to achieve their dreams and goals. There is an emphasis on Skill and Capacity Building to encourage independence and confidence. 


Shifts include:

  • Establishing Goals and objectives for participants.
  • Practical life skills such as organizing a home and a budget
  • Learning to use technology
  • Supporting fitness and manual skills
  • Personal care 
  • Developing skills for independence such as travel training
  • Community assess to provide experiences to improve social skills and confidence 


The participant group includes all ages and circumstances so new workers can grow and learn. 


The hours of work vary and include weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts as well as overnight hours. Penalty rates apply on weekends, after 8 pm and Public Holidays as per the award. The minimum hours per shift are two hours and can vary depending on the NDIS plan. This is an opportunity to work with other professionals, learn and advance your career.


Essential Criteria:

  • Qualification in Disability, community service, youth work, social work, and healthcare.
  • A minimum experience of 2 years in Disability Support
  • Clear National Police check issued within the last 12 months
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Working with Children Check
  • Valid Australian drivers’ licence and reliable transport
  • Passion and commitment to provide services for those with a disability or mental illness
  • Mobile phone with internet access
  • The right to work in Australia
  • Able to provide 100 points of ID

  

If you think you are the right candidate for the role, please Apply below.