Support Worker

  • Accommodation Services
  • Casual roles, 24 - 38 hours per week
  • Newcastle and Lower Hunter Valley locations

We’re people who care.

Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities across the nation.

We believe everyone is equal - our staff and the people we support. Equality and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

We want people on our team who want to make a difference to the lives of others. People who know that it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. People who do what they say they’ll do and want to part of creating an organisation where we all own our part in making Lifestyle Solutions a great place to work.

We have roles for casual support workers to join our accommodation services in the Newcastle area. As a support worker in these services you will assist customers with various tasks such as:

  • Mentoring and skill development
  • Assisting with coaching independent life skills
  • Develop programs for the clients to aid them to achieve their individual goals of becoming more independent at home and in the community
  • Providing personal care such as showering, toileting and dressing where required
  • Administering and managing medication

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Availability to work shifts across the week, Monday to Sunday. Shifts will include mornings, afternoons, sleep overs, weekends and public holidays
  • Drive and self-motivation to work towards providing the best outcomes for our customers
  • Ability to be flexible within your work environment and to work as part of a team
  • Strong professional boundaries and the ability to follow procedures
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to provide Active Support
  • Confidence in your ability to provide personal care
  • Experience working with people who have a range of behavioral concerns
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Provide First Aid certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Have the skills and knowledge to cook and teach healthy eating
  • Knowledge of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
As a new team member you will undergo Induction and buddy shifts to ensure you settle in quickly and are assisting our customers to meet their needs.

For further information contact; Alan Field, Recruitment Advisor, on 02 4014 7*** during business hours

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 19 April 2020 at 11:30pm

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.