Support Worker - Beechboro


Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?

Senses Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation that has been providing disability support services to people of all ages throughout Western Australia for over 120 years. Senses endeavours to support and empower people living with disability to achieve their potential and do the things they love, which is why the number of individuals choosing Senses Australia as their service provider is growing every day.

At Senses Australia, we focus on recruiting the right people and offering targeted training so we can seamlessly match a person with a disability with the right support worker to engage in new experiences, establish community connections, develop independent living skills and live a fulfilling life.

Due to this growth, we are currently looking to fill multiple permanent part-time Support Worker positions throughout the Perth area, primarily in the Northern Suburbs.

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Be comfortable and confident with working with a range of ages, disabilities and behaviours.
  • Have a genuine passion and commitment to making a difference to the lives of people with disability,
  • Have a minimum 1-year experience working within a residential care setting and/or experience working in an educational setting i.e. as a teacher's aide or similar,
  • Have a high level of resilience and experience working with people who may present with difficult and challenging behaviours,
  • Possess a high level of trust, honesty and integrity and be able to maintain a professional relationship with all participants,
  • Be computer and mobile phone savvy in order to access work emails and web based applications such as rosters, case notes and incident reports,
  • Have a current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate (or be willing to obtain),
  • Hold a current national police clearance (completed within the last six months) and
  • Have a current Full Australian Driver’s License and a comprehensibly insured vehicle.

How to Apply

Click Apply and follow the onscreen prompts to complete your online application. The system will prompt you to answer the selection criteria. Please ensure you submit your latest resume and a cover letter that addresses the reason you are applying for this position.

For further information, please contact our recruitment team via email on recruitment@senses.org.au.

Only applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. PLEASE NOTE: If no contact has been made within 2 weeks after the closing date, then you have not been shortlisted.