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Disability Support Worker (DDSO1Q)

Job posted: 22/04/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $54,920 - $60,247

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/304443

Reference: VG/DFFH/ND/304443

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $54,920 - $60,247

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

As a Disability Support Worker, you will help people with a disability achieve their personal goals and aspirations. Assisting client's to actively participate within their local communities, you will directly support the wellbeing of your clients through understanding their needs, preferences and interests. Providing a range of support services including personal care, health, exercise and community experiences, you will enable your clients to live a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion.

As an effective communicator with well-developed listening skills, you will be an organised person who likes to work within a team environment. Showing concern for others and a genuine interest in helping people to achieve their potential, you are an honest person striving to make a difference in the community.

Are you?

  • Committed to delivering high quality outcomes for clients
  • Passionate about making a difference
  • Well organised and a good communicator 
  • Honest and trustworthy

 Note: Previous applicants need not reapply

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Disability Support Worker (DDSO1Q)

Job type:

Casual

Job classification:

DDSO1Q

Contact:

Andrea Squire |
5434 5830

Disability Support Worker (DDSO1Q)