Disability Support Worker

Monday 7th June 2021

Disability Support Worker

  • Location: Shoalhaven and Illawarra

  • Casual
     

Working at William Campbell Foundation is more than a job. Everyday you have the opportunity to make a positive difference for children and young people. 

Program and Position Overview

 

William Campbell Foundation (WCF) is a not for profit Christian organisation that provides a range of services, including permanency support programs for children and young people. Additionally, WCF delivers therapeutic services to children, young people, individuals and families.

 

WCF is committed to child safe practices and permanency outcomes for children and young people in care to provide a positive, safe and healing experience that addresses trauma, attachment, self-regulation, culture and community needs.

The position of Disability Support Worker is designed to provide quality disability services as part of WCF’s wrap around services, designed to empower people through the delivery of client focused support services. 

Key Position Responsibilities 

  • Providing individual support to people with disability and/or psycho-social needs enabling them to undertake all aspects of daily living, through the development of trusting and meaningful relationships. 

  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of disabilities and development, including knowledge of the context and impact of issues. 

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the NDIS code of conduct, possessing an understanding of NDIS principles such as choice, participation, independence, respect and privacy. 

  • Providing quality services to individuals in an informed, safe, appropriate and culturally sensitive manner at all times. 

  • Experience in supporting those with high and/or complex needs and challenging behaviours. 

  • Influence and encourage independence to support community integration for the individuals we support.

  • Build and maintain appropriate and professional relationships with individuals, their families and other stakeholders. 

  • Provide support to families and carers during times of increased instability, with focus on meeting the needs of all persons. 

  • Recommend risk management and crisis intervention plans to increase capacity to safely work with individuals and families. 

  • Support and assist in the delivery of collaborative services, with respect to the culture and context of each individuals’ circumstances, inclusive of family and community.

  • High level effective and respectful communication skills with the ability to develop relationships with a variety of backgrounds, abilities and understanding. 

 

William Campbell Foundation is proud to be a dynamic and supportive agency, offering:

  • Collaborative and committed Management and Staff

  • Free confidential counselling services through an Employee Assistance Program

  • Resources and Supports to help you achieve great outcomes for the people we work with.

  • An opportunity to be the difference for children, young people, families and individuals

  • Regular and ongoing training and upskilling to assist you in personal development

How to Apply

If this sounds like the position for you, we require;

  • A Cover Letter

  • Up to date Resume, including details of current position (if applicable)

  • A complete and detailed response to the Selection Criteria below, informing WCF on how you are able to demonstrate your ability to meet the required criteria

Applications close Monday 7th June 2021.

At William Campbell Foundation, we take pride in our respectful and diverse workplace culture, which supports and creates opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the benefit of children, young people, individuals and families and our workforce. We value the unique skills, experience and knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people contribute to the workplace, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles within our organisation.

 

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the criteria will receive equal consideration for employment, without regard to race, age, gender, marital status, sexuality, religion, disability, age, or political opinions.

Employment Package

Disability Support Worker

Apply Now!

Applications are to be submitted through the link below. 

Please ensure you reference the role you are applying for in the application form. 

Need more information?

If you would like any further information, please contact jobs@wcfoundation.org.au or phone Phoebe Tough

on 1300 000 WCF
or 0436 697 928.

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