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Job Title Disability Support Worker - Central Coast
Location Toronto Office
Position Description

About The Nextt Group

We employ over 1800 staff and have services across NSW, QLD, SA, and VIC, making Nextt one of Australia’s largest NDIS providers. Over the last 20 years we have built a strong service that specialises in supporting people with a broad range of disabilities and/or mental health challenges.  Each year, we positively impact the lives over 1500 clients through our wide range of leading-edge person-centered experiences.

 

The Opportunity

To support our clients, Nextt has immediate opportunities across Newcastle. We are looking disability support workers for a wide variety of services like community access, activities of daily living and supported independent living. As a Nextt Support Worker you will be part of a successful purpose driven organization that is making a significant impact in the community. At Nextt, we are united by a common vision to support people with disability and/or mental health challenges to achieve their goals and to get more out of life.  The hours of work vary and include weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts. 


About you

You are passionate about supporting our clients to reach their goals and work in a person-centered culture and you will have:

  • Compassion for people with disability and/or mental illness
  • Experience in supporting clients with complex behaviour support plans, cognitive disabilities, TBI/ABI, physical and verbal aggression, 24/7 care, personal care support
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Restrictive Practices, Manual Handling, Medication Management, Personal Care, Wound management, Complex behaviours and Bowel Therapy. 
  • Minimum of Cert III in Mental Health/Disability/Community Services/Individual Support/Nursing or above with minimum of 1 year of industry experience

What do we offer?

  • Career development with approximately 30% promoted within Nextt
  • A highly skilled dedicated team who work together to support the business, engage and learn from each other
  • Be part of a workplace that genuinely cares about its people, our clients and the community at large
  • We are united by our shared vision and value the lived experiences of our employees
  • Learning and development opportunities

What to expect?

In order for us to fast track these opportunities if you register your interest, you will be sent an online pre-employment registration where you can upload the below documents which are required to be able to start at Nextt.

  • Clear NDIS Worker Screening Check, Working with Children and valid Australian Driver licence with reliable transport
  • Mobile phone with internet access
  • The right to work in Australia and Able to provide 100 points of ID 
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • In accordance with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, candidates for this role a required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status as a condition of employment

Workplace diversity is highly valued at Nextt, and we recognize a diverse workforce is beneficial for our employees and our clients. Here at Nextt, we actively encourage and welcome candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, candidates with disability, members of the LGBTIQA+ community, and First Nations and Torres Strait Islander candidates.


Apply now if you share our passion and values and are Principled, Committed, Responsive and Creative then this may be the role you have been looking for.