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Job Title Disability Support Worker - Berry
Location Baulkham Hills Office
Position Description

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! 


THE ROLE 


We are looking for Disability Support Workers experienced in working with clients with spinal cord injuries and other complex high physical needs. This role will provide support young client/s in Berry/Nowra, on a 1:1 basis.


Shifts include; 


  • Skills of daily living such as self-care activities 
  • Personal care activities such as bowel care, catheter care, medication assistance, meal preparation and manual handling tasks mainly transfers and shower assistance 
  • Encourage independence and confidence by emphasizing on skill and capacity building and assisting with various programs.  
  • Ensure all incidents, risks and hazards are identified and reported in timely manner.

For this role, the shifts are from 3pm to 6pm Monday to Friday and opportunity to increase the shifts in school holidays to longer shifts. Hourly payrate starts from $29.59 and penalty rates apply on weekends, public holidays, after 8pm and after 12 pm. 


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO HAVE?


You will need experience as a Disability Support Worker, delivering services to clients with complex physical needs.  You are a dedicated support worker with a genuine commitment to assist individuals reaching their goals and living their best life. You also need the following    


  • Certificate III or IV in individual support, aged care or disability or an Allied Health qualification 
  • Clear NDIS Worker Screening Check, Working with Children, First Aid, CPR, valid driver's licence, registered & insured vehicle and the right to work in Australia 
  • Valid Manual handling certificate 
  • You will also have experience with complex bowel care, catheter care and using a hoist for manual handling. We can also provide training if required. 
  • Experience working with clients with spinal cord injuries and other high physical support needs 


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  


WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW 


Hit the apply button with your CV and cover letter to start an exciting phase in your career.