Disability Support Worker


Hobart City Mission’s vision is to create compassionate, resilient and connected local communities.  We bring together people who give and people in need, through the provision of client focused, holistic and innovative services.

We have opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated disability support workers to work in the community with our participants. You will be responsible for the provision of high quality support and care, enhancing individual needs and participant’s independence, community participation and quality of life. You must be flexible in your availability as we need to cover, early morning, late afternoon and overnight night sleep over shifts.  This is a great opportunity if you are completing studies in this area. 

To be successful, you will demonstrate the following:

  • Personal resilience along with passion and purpose
  • Demonstrated care and  compassion to work with our clients
  • Excellent communication  skills to work with our clients to achieve their goals/outcomes
  • Excellent IT skills, with ability to use APPS, Databases, write reports and attend on line ZOOM meetings
  • Certificate III in Disability/Individual Support or working towards obtaining qualification within 6 months
  • Current unrestricted Tasmanian Driver’s Licence
  • Current Medication Endorsement or ability to attain
  • Current Level 2 Senior First Aid or ability to attain

Your dedication and hard work will be rewarded with:

  • Generous salary packaging benefits (casual and permanent part time opportunities) 
  • A friendly and supportive work environment, focused on your career/personal development
  • Knowledge that your work will have a positive impact on the lives of those  who need your compassionate support.

Please submit a cover letter detailing why you are suitable for this position addressing the above criteria and  your current resume. 

The successful applicant will be required to have a National Police Certificate (no older than 12 months), and a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration (Employment Category). Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Applications close Monday 25th May, 2020 at 10am. We will conduct interviews approx one week after close date.