PART TIME SUPPORT WORKERS


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.

  • Permanent Part Time; 10-25 hours per week
  • From $27.82 per hour plus super, penalities and salary packaging
  • Supporting people to live independently

Avivo is a leading community services organisation in Western Australia. We work closely with people and families who need individualised support services due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.

We are committed to people living as valued citizens, making their own decisions, developing their abilities and growing in their relationships. We believe in an organisational culture where all employees can develop and do their best work.

We are looking for Support Workers to support a family to continue living in a safe home environment. 

Due to 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, they need assistance from strong individuals to make them feel safe and secure.

We require availability for two 4pm-9pm shifts per week as well as some overnight awake shifts and leave covers.

 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 as a team
  • Working collaboratively with the support team

Selection criteria:

  • Previous Support Work experience in Disability and Mental Health is essential
  • Resilience and experience with challenging behaviours
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and problem solve
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle 
  • Availability for afternoon/evening shifts and flexibility to provide coverage for leave
  • Must be available and willing to complete online and classroom based training during the week (paid)

What we offer:

  • Hourly rate from $27.82 plus super and penalties
  • Mobile phone to use for work
  • Salary packaging to reduce your taxable income
  • Comprehensive training
  • 2 additional days of leave for wellness

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

To apply, you will need to complete an online application and upload your resume and cover letter as ONE document. If shortlisted, you may be sent instructions to complete a short 5 minute video of yourself.