• Do you have experience with challenging behaviours?
  • Do you have a passion for supporting people to live at home?

Avivo is a leading Community Services organisation  providing in home support to people living with frailty, disability and/or mental illness. We work in partnership with people to develop innovative and flexible supports that assist them to lead their lives as they choose.

We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

We are looking for Support Workers to provide support across 3 customers who are family members living with intellectual and physical disabilities to enable them to continue living in a safe home environment.

Due to their disability, supports may involve dealing with challenging behaviours and high pressure situations. 

Our ideal candidate is someone who is resilient with good personal and professional boundaries and good understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal culture. 

At the end of the day, our customers really need a strong individual to make them feel safe and secure.

 Duties include:

  • High level complex supports including social supports and personal care
  • Support with daily routine and domestic assistance
  • Problem solving any issues that may arise
  • Working collaboratively with the support team

Selection criteria:

  • Previous Support Work experience in Disability and Mental Health
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and problem solve
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle are essential
  • Flexible availability for early morning, evening and overnight shifts and fortnightly weekends
  • Must be currently living in Kwinana or a surrounding suburbs
  • Must be available and willing to complete online and classroom based training during the week (paid)

What we offer:

  • Hourly rate of $25.90 plus super
  • Mobile phone to use for work
  • Salary packaging to reduce your taxable income
  • Comprehensive training opportunities

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend a half day Recruitment Workshop!

 Appointments to this position will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.