Disability Support Worker

About CareChoiceCareChoice is a NDIS and TAC/ WorkSafe registered disability provider. We deliver a wide range of services and provide complex support across the Disability and Private Aged Care sectors in a range of settings including home care, residential, community and Specialist Disability Accommodation.CareChoice is committed to service excellence and works closely with clients, their families, and key stakeholders to ensure individuals receive the very best person-centred care. The CareChoice team are passionate about their work and pride themselves in delivering an exceptional calibre of service.Our values:Our philosophy of service provision is based upon our values of:People, First Brilliant Together Bring Our Best. Always Relentless Optimism Benefits of joining our teamCareChoice is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.As part of our commitment to putting People first, you’ll enjoy industry-leading wellbeing support and benefits at CareChoice, including:Access to your pay as you earn it via our financial wellbeing partnerEmployee Pathways ScholarshipsEmployee Support FundFree ongoing training and developmentPaid Pregnancy loss leave for either parentFlexible work optionsA number of employee wellness platforms including EAP, free flu shots and travel discountsDiscounts with several department store retailers, events & entertainment, home & technologyFurther discounts with groceries & beverages, shopping & fashion, sports & leisure, fuel and transportCar, health insurance and energy benefitsMonthly & Annual Recognition & Reward for Employee of the MonthService Recognition & Reward ProgramCareer development opportunities including secondments and Job-Ride-A-Long programFrom the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do your best work and really make a difference in people’s lives.How you’ll make an impactDue to continuous and exciting growth, we’re currently recruiting for multiple Disability Support Workers to join our team throughout Geelong. You’ll be responsible for providing quality services and safeguards to our Participants with an emphasis on skill and capacity building to encourage independence and confidence for meaningful and active inclusion in society.Essential to the role will be a thorough understanding of mental health disorders and Behaviours of Concern, and an ability to maintain professional boundaries and work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. A day in the life as a Disability Support Worker with CareChoice, may see you supporting our Participant with:Building on individual strengths and enabling Participants to reach their goals.24-hour complex supportsSupported Independent livingCommunity access and transportDomestic and Personal careThe hours of work vary and include weekday shifts, evening, and weekend shifts. Penalty rates apply on weekends, Public Holidays, after 8pm and after 12 pm.There is a particular need for Support Workers who are available for sleepover shifts throughout the week.About youAs a passionate, reliable, and experienced Disability Support Worker, you’ll have experience with providing quality care services, implementing behavioural strategy supports and building rapport with Participants. Ideally, you’ll have a:Current First Aid & CPR Certificate.Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or equivalent OR minimum 12 months experienceValid Driver’s Licence with access to a comprehensively insured vehicle (desirable)To APPLYIf this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. So, don’t delay, apply today. For further information, please email recruitment@carechoice.com.au. Employment with CareChoice is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Professional References, Employee Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.Listen to our Support Workers & Participants AUD Australia - VIC Geelong & Great Ocean Road Geelong 3212

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