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Support Worker - Community & Accommodation

Apply now Job no: 497313
Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Busselton
Categories: Support Worker

We are looking for Support Workers who will embody our values of Customer Driven, Listen Loudly, Dare to Try, and Deliver on Promises. 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.

This Disability Support Worker position is available in Busselton working across both accommodation and community. As a Support Worker, you will provide support to customers in daily living skills, personal care, health and hygiene, medication administration, maintaining the customer’s home environment, supporting social interaction, recreational opportunities and employment options. This is a dynamic role with no day the same. Training is provided therefore we are looking for people keen to support others live the life they choose. We will in turn support you to develop skills on the job that you can use in your career. 

This is a permanent part time position on a 2 week roster working an average of 24 hours per week. Please click below to review the specific roster details.

Download File 497313 Roster Pattern.pdf

About you

  • You are a people person and a great communicator who loves building good relationships
  • Be passionate about providing service and assistance in your community
  • Willing to train in manual handling and medication administration, or having previous experience
  • Willingness to assist with personal care (showering, toileting) and domestic duties (meal preparation, housekeeping)
  • Already hold or be willing to obtain an NDIS worker’s screen. For more information, visit - NDIS worker screen check
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 
  • WA drivers licence and a willingness to use your private vehicle (rebates available)

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
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900 per year tax free
  • Up to $2,650 per year tax free meal and entertainment card
  • Shift loading of 150% applies to Saturday shifts and 200% to Sunday shifts
  • 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 screen, reference checks, an NDIS worker screening check, and Australian working rights check.

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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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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