Direct Support Workers Accommodation / Day Programs
Make a difference to our client’s lives
Excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation
Sunnyhaven Disability Services is a leading not for profit provider of Disability Services in the St George and Sutherland Shire areas. We have been providing these services for over 67 years and take pride in being participant focused and delivering leading programs which enhance the skills and integration of our participants into the broader community.
If you are looking for a rewarding new role and you have these skills / experience, then we would love to hear from you! Sunnyhaven offers a competitive salary and training opportunities.
As a Direct Support Worker, you will be working to support the well-being of participants by understanding their needs, preferences and interests. The role includes a range of direct support services including personal and daily care to people with disabilities to help achieve their personal goals and aspirations, meet their physical, emotional and social needs to ensure a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion.
Our values are built around Respect, Integrity, Originality and Professionalism and we are looking for people who have these values to join our team.
This is a great opportunity for someone studying in a related field to gain experience working with people with disabilities and for passionate, experienced workers to further develop your skills and career in a dynamic organisation.
Knowledge of the complex needs of people with disabilities and strategies to enhance their abilities with genuine commitment to them in a service delivery environment.
Ability to support residents to develop personal care, health care and hygiene, e.g. eating, dressing, toileting and bathing.
Computer literacy and administration skills – good knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrated communication, organisational, time management and interpersonal skills.
Ability to relate well to people we support and their families in delivering high quality outcomes.
Ability to work independently and/or part of a team to pursuit team goals, sharing information, contributing to resolutions in a respectful manner.
Knowledge of the NSW Disability Services Act and Disability Standards, Work Health & Safety Act and Regulations and Anti-Discrimination Act.
Qualifications & Education:
Current C NSW driver’s licence (CAN NOT be an international licence)
Current First Aid Certificate
Current Working with Children Check and Police Check (or willing to obtain)
NOTE – Disability Support Workers – Accommodation – willingness to work shift-work on a 7 day roster including weekends, sleepover shifts and public holidays as required.
NOTE – Please note that due to the Corona virus Pandemic we request that applicants do not apply if they currently have another employer. This is due to Sunnyhaven wanting to minimise the risk of exposure to our participants and staff.