Casual Support Worker

Job No: MDS8
Location: Macarthur, Liverpool and Wingecarribee Regions

Macarthur Disability Services (MDS) has been providing support to people with a disability, the frail aged and their carers for over 30 years. We actively promote the rights and aspirations of people with a disability to enrich lives and roles in the community through the provision of choice, opportunity and innovative service design.

We take great pride in what we do at MDS, and we work to foster for our employee’s a culture of integrity and honesty, accountability, equality and social justice, continuous improvement and a strength based approached, in line with the MDS values.

MDS believes our mission purpose is dependent on the collective efforts of our diverse workforce. MDS aims to use a competency based management strategy for Human Resources practices and to develop motivated teams who are driven, skilled and trained.

MDS offers a rewarding career with:

  • Flexible Work practices
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Above award conditions
  • Salary packaging
  • Multiple program sites close to home
  • Safe and Supportive work place that recognises and rewards individual achievement

About the Opportunity

MDS is seeking to employ Casual Support Workers for our various programs. These positions work with very limited supervision and involve applying practical skills and experience in assisting people with daily living skills, community inclusion and participation activities.  Work is undertaken in the context of supporting people with a disability to maintain their well-being, explore opportunities and work towards agreed outcomes that are important to, and for, the person.

Key Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Supporting people with a disability and their family/carers in achieving life learning, recreation, employment and educational goals and aspirations
  • Engage with people with complex care and/or environmental circumstances to support achievement and encourage further independence
  • Provide personal care, living skills, transport, other services and support.

The successful applicant will have:

  • First Aid Qualification
  • NSW Driver's Licence
  • A passion for supporting others

These positions are Casual, offering hours/shifts based on the needs of programs and the individuals being supported. This role is covered under the SCHADS Award.

 To apply for this position, please complete the application form below
Phone (02) 4621 8400 for further information.

Applications will not be considered unless the application form is completed.

This is an open advertisement and has no closing date. You will be advised when your application has been received. We will contact you directly if you have been successful in gaining an interview

It is essential that all applicants have the right to work in Australia. They must also have a current NSW driver’s license and access to their own vehicle. Applicants will be subject to a Criminal Record Check and may be required to provide a clearance for working with children. MDS is an EEO Employer and a smoke free workplace.

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