Disability Support Worker (Part-time)

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAYWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Disability Support Worker to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a part time (minimum 8 hours per fortnight) basis and is based in Toowoomba, QLD.The Disability Support Worker supports and enriches the lives of persons living with a disability.  Using a person centered approach, the Disability Support Worker assists clients to build their capacity to work or volunteer in the community and to lead more independent lives. ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant we are seeking will have:Qualifications in Individual Support or similar desiredDemonstrated understanding of the needs of people with disability and the ability to work effectively to support clients of diverse needsDemonstrated understanding of the community services sector and disability legislationA current Blue Card and Yellow Card or ability to obtain oneA current First Aid/CPR Certificate and Driver’s LicenceA valid state-based working with children or working with vulnerable people check.Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empowerResults focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyondDoesn’t settle, strives for continuous improvement and has a high level of integrityThis position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY!APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 3 July 2020 View Position Description here 25 AUD Toowoomba

Disability Support Worker (Part-time)

  • Join a passionate and enthusiastic team
  • Make a significant difference to the community
  • Support people with a disability live their best

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA

YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Disability Support Worker to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a part time (minimum 8 hours per fortnight) basis and is based in Toowoomba, QLD.

The Disability Support Worker supports and enriches the lives of persons living with a disability.  Using a person centered approach, the Disability Support Worker assists clients to build their capacity to work or volunteer in the community and to lead more independent lives. 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Qualifications in Individual Support or similar desired
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of people with disability and the ability to work effectively to support clients of diverse needs
  • Demonstrated understanding of the community services sector and disability legislation
  • A current Blue Card and Yellow Card or ability to obtain one
  • A current First Aid/CPR Certificate and Driver’s Licence
  • A valid state-based working with children or working with vulnerable people check.
  • Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empower
  • Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond
  • Doesn’t settle, strives for continuous improvement and has a high level of integrity

This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

 

INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 3 July 2020