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Experienced Disability Support Worker-Several Positions

Cocoon Group Services

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Orchard Hills NSW 2748

Experienced Disability Support Worker (Casual $28.86 to $38.75)

Several positions are available in Orchard Hills NSW- Immediate Start 

If you have the passion for supporting individuals to realise their full potential, make choices and be in control of the decisions that affect their lives,  this could be the opportunity for you.

  • National NDIS service provider achieving through our commitment to investing in NDIS Platinum standard for housing for Participants with Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding.
  • Creating an exceptional experience for NDIS Participants by connecting their ability and aspiration through our support network.
  • Professional Development opportunities for learning and career growth.

About Connecting Abilities Australia

Connecting Abilities isa registeredproviderof NDISaccredited Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) across Australia.Together, our mission is to create an exceptional experience by understanding each Participant’s aspirations and goals and connecting them to communities through our NDIS Platinum standard accommodation.

At Connecting Abilities, we strive to support our NDIS Participants to achieve their goals. Trust and respect in our interaction with each other is our ways of working. Our highly-skilled and passionate team is dedicated to supporting our Participants to live life to the full.

About the role

Connecting Abilities is a fast-growing, innovative, and dynamic organisation. We are seeking Casual Disability Support Workers who have experience in supporting participants with high complex behavior. You will work in a Supported Independent Living (SIL) to provide people with high complex support needs an opportunity to live in an environment that supports and maximises personal growth and independence. 

Our Disability Support Workers support our participants as they shape and improve their lives. They create opportunities, are champions of connecting their abilities, and inspire partnerships of support that encourage every individual to realise the full potential of their life as a human being.

As a Disability Support Worker at Connecting Abilities, you'll experience a rewarding career where your skills and commitment are recognised and rewarded. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy working in a family-friendly, supportive, close-knit working environment driven by strong values.

About you

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have demonstrated experience providing support to participants with high complex behavior and have the following skills and attributes:

  • High physical support
  • Certificate III in Disability, or Individual Support
  • Experience within the industry (eg. disability, mental health, aged care, individual support, community services or youth work etc.)
  • Clear and effective communication skills and ability to establish a professional relationship with participant and their families
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in the record management
  • Flexibility to work over a 7-day roster and the availability to work overnight shifts or attend training or meetings as required
  • First Aid, CPR, Manual Handling, and Medication Administration training or willing to obtain one.
  • Current Open Driver’s License (mandatory).

Mandatory requirement

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to hold or be willing to obtain a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) worker screening clearance, Working with Children Check, and National Criminal History check. You must also have the NDIS Worker Orientation certificate completed and please log in to https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/ if you haven't obtained the certificate already.

Application Process

Please ensure you attach a resume cover letter detailing why you would be a great addition to the Connecting Abilities Team.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 


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Job details
Date posted
14 Apr 2022
Social Work & Community Services
Aged & Disability Care
$60k ~ $71k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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