Senior Support Worker - Disability

All 4 People Pty Ltd

Our client is a not for profit community organisation based SOR, they are seeking a qualified Senior Support Worker to join their team

  • Full Time - Spearwood area - possibility of a 9 day fortnight
  • Must have Cert III/Cert IV in Disability Services or equivalent
  • Supervision of Support Workers
About the Organisation

Our client, South Metropolitan Personnel Lifskills2work (SMP) is a not for profit community organisation based in the southern suburbs of Perth delivering a range of quality services to people with disabilities to maintain and enhance a quality of life that is meaningful to them.

About the role

We are looking for a qualified, enthusiastic and compassionate person to join and supervise a team of support workers. Most suitable for candidates with previous experience working in a community setting.

Duties will include:
  • Providing feedback to the Area Manager in relation to strategies implemented relating directly to service delivery
  • Provide supervision, guidance, advice, and support to the Support Worker team and actively contribute to the tasks of the work site
  • Ensuring compliance to all relevant standards and regulations
  • Organising and scheduling of staff rosters
  • Planning for and arranging staff sick and annual leave cover
  • Ensuring Support Workers are maintaining and submitting accurate and timely case notes
  • Ensuring planned and proposed services are delivered within the client's service budget
  • May attend meetings with clients and their families
  • Ensuring team members have appropriate training
  • Participation in the recruitment, induction and training of new Support Workers
  • Coverage for the Area Manager's leave
Essential Criteria:
  • Recent experience in the disability services sector, including NDIS, and knowledge of relevant quality standards
  • Demonstrated experience in provision of quality care for people who are vulnerable, specifically with people with disability
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care programs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise tasks, work effectively under pressure, problem solve and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate computer skills
Requirements:
  • Cert III / Cert IV Disability Services 
  • Proof of eligibility to work in Australia
  • Satisfactory National Police Clearance (not older than 6 months)
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR
  • "C" class drivers license
  • Working with Children's Check card (preferred)
To apply, send through your cover letter and resume with contact details of two current referees.