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Support Worker

Apply now Job no: 497145
Work type: Fixed Term - Part Time
Location: Perth - North Metro
Categories: Support Worker

*The Employer considers that being male is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

We are looking for Community Support Workers who will embody our values Customer Driven, Listen Loudly, Dare to Try and Deliver on Promises. You will also understand that these values are Activ’s point of difference to our customers and workmates. They are the reason we come to work and why we keep coming back. All of this combined helps each of us make a difference in the lives of those we work with.

Want to make a difference in 2022?

The Community Services team in Lower North Metro, supports people living with disability through community engagement. We offer individualised and person-centred supports by working alongside our customers to support them to reach their full potential and make a difference to the lives of people living with disabilities. Our customers are all very individual and have varying needs with frequently changing rosters to suit their lifestyle requirements.

We are looking for energetic support workers who are prepared to support customers including after school pick up, attending sports training , shopping, and building independence at home and in the community.

Roster: Download File LNM Community Roster - 26 hrs per FN.pdf

What you need

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships;
  • Ability to follow support plans and assist people to achieve their goals and outcomes;
  • Experience in supporting customers with behavioural support plans;
  • Previous experience with manual handling and medication administration highly desirable;
  • A valid WA Working with Children card or the ability to apply for one;
  • Proven administration and computer literacy skills;
  • Valid WA Drivers Licence and a willingness to use your private vehicle (aligned with Activ’s motor vehicle allowance rebate).

What we offer

We offer above award rates depending on your skills and experience. The below rates will also attract afternoon and nightshift loading and weekend rates where applicable.

Level

Description

Starting Rate

Level 1

New to the industry with less than 6 months experience and no qualification

$24.99

Level 1.2

Starting level for experienced staff with no qualifications

$25.17

Level 2

2 years’ experience or more and actively working towards their Certificate III Individual Support or Employees with a Certificate III or higher will start at this level

$30.66

Level 2.2

Employees with relevant Certificate IV or higher qualification will start at this level

$31.61

Employee Benefits also include:

  • Full induction with training options available
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900 per year tax free
  • Up to $2,650 per year tax free meal and entertainment card
  • Buddy shifts to assist with your onboarding and an ongoing training program
  • An accepting and open environment to work and thrive in while giving back to the community

How to apply

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a video interview, employment reference checks, police clearance, a possible NDIS worker screening check, and Australian working rights check.

In line with the WA Government mandate, COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for people employed by the disability services sector. 

To deliver the best service for our customers, we strive toward a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we support. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Activ reserves the right to remove advertising and/or commence the selection process prior to the application close date.

 

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