Residential Support Worker


Job no: 496671
Work type: Casual
Location: South West Victoria

Hey You!

genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

With over 3000 staff across 200 national locations, a strong history of committed leadership and values driving growth, we invite you to bring your professional skills and passion to our motivated team

About the role

Based in Warrnambool as a Residential Support Worker you will provide personal care, community access and person-centred supports to residents with a disability to undertake everyday activities, whilst fostering independent living skills to empower them to make choices that will lead to fulfilment and achievement of individual goals.

Duties

  • Development and implementation of PCP’s in conjunction with Team Leader
  • Promote development and maintenance of independent living skills using formal and informal teaching methods
  • Assist clients in undertaking a range of activities of daily living including- medication, personal & self-care, food preparation & mealtime assistance, dressing & maintenance of personal hygiene
  • Undertake physical household tasks with clients participating where possible

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, it is a requirement that you have:

  • Certificate IV in Disability Studies
  • Working with Children Check
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate with up-to-date CPR
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits & Culture

genU is proud to be an EEO employer. genU supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.

  • Generous hourly rate inclusive of afterhours and weekend penalties
  • Salary Packaging benefits to increase your take home pay!
  • Ongoing training & development – accredited and paid
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program including a dietician service and financial assistance service
  • Paid parental leave for primary carers after 12 months of employment

In applying for this role, you will be subject to a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check. This is a check of an individual's name against a database held by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that records individuals who pose a proven risk to the health, safety or welfare of people with a disability living in group homes. If your name is on or is placed on the list, you will be ineligible to work as a disability support worker with genU.

Please find below the position description outlining full details of this role:

 Residential Support Workers 2019.pdf

For further details please contact Heather Boyd on 0477 010 ***