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Social Support Worker (Aged Care / NDIS) at Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation

dollar icon $25 - $34.99 per hour
clock icon Part Time
pin icon Sydney, Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire

Employment Term 

Please note there will be a minimum of 10 hours per fortnight for this role, with the possibility of additional hours.

Position Purpose

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a service that will provide support, care and access to services and technology for Australians with disabilities as well as their families and carers.

As a Support Worker, you will deliver a variety of services to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community. Your working day may include (but not limited to), assistance and or support with daily life, domestic activities, such as lawn mowing, social and community participation and varying skill development activities.

Reports To

Team Leader – Aged Care

Award Classification/ Position Level

SCHADS Award – Social and Community Services – Grade 2

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal relationships and context:

  • Team Leader – Aged Care, report on daily activities
  • Team Leader – NDIS, as required
  • Intake Officer – Aged Care and NDIS, as required
  • Manager, as required
  • Support Workers, as required

External relationships and context:

  • Clients, daily
  • Clients families and/or carers, as required
  • Members of the local Aboriginal community, as required
  • Service providers, as required

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Be a Valuable Team Player

  • Contribute as a valuable team member as required in supporting day to day operational requirements, workplace projects and events
  • Demonstrate an awareness and commitment to the organisation’s visions, values, purpose, employee code of conduct and client centered service delivery.

Customer / Client service

  • Provide clients with assistance and support with daily life, domestic activities, social support   and community participation activities as required.
  • Ensure completion of appropriate documentation on support provided, including recording of client notes.
  • Monitor the safety and well-being of clients and report any concerns to your team leader or manager
  • Work with clients, family/carers, and other professionals to support clients.
  • Perform other requested duties from time to time, consistent with the responsibilities of the position as required by the manager or team leader

Administration and Record Keeping

  • Ensure all daily notes are completed to a satisfactory level
  • Maintain accurate records, to assist in billing procedures

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Comply Work Health and Safety policies and procedures relating to workers, managers and officer as per Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation’s WHS Policy.

Policies and Procedures

  • Comply with any reasonable instructions, policies and procedures given by your Manager
  • Understand and comply with all policies and day to day operational procedures pertaining to the organisation, including relevant client privacy and confidentiality requirements

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Unrestricted drivers license
  • Completed satisfactory Australian National Police Check, and have a valid Working with Childrens number, prior to commencement of employment

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate in community services, aged care or disability or equivalent
  • Experience, knowledge of disability / aged care sector
  • Cultural awareness and understanding of disabilities upon individuals, families and carers

Pre-Requisites

  • National Police Clearance Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • The Right to Work in Australia
  • Unrestricted Drivers License
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