About UnitingCare West
UnitingCare West's vision is achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all. We believe communities thrive when everyone has a life of belonging, hope and purpose. We are a not-for-profit community service organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.
About the role
UnitingCare West has an opportunity for highly skilled support workers to join our team in our Great Southern region. In this role you will provide support for the development and delivery of Individual Service programs within the NDIS framework which achieve personal goals for our participants. We are seeking people who are highly motivated and committed to supporting those in need within our communities.
The local team have a supportive working environment with regular team meetings, training and work with other organisations offering traineeships and student placements. You will be joining a high functioning ambitious team that reflect regularly to improve and provide the best support to people with NDIS approved plans.
The ideal candidate(s) must:
- Be motivated and committed to social justice and supporting those most in need within our communities
- Possess the interpersonal and communication skills required to effectively work with people from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds
- Be flexible and able to work a combination of early morning shifts, day shifts and occasionally evening / overnight shifts Monday-Sunday
- Be innovative and adaptable in their approach to the job
- Be efficient and performance-focused.
- Be able to problem solve and work with others.
- Have a strong, positive working ethos and be able to work calmly under pressure.
- Be team-orientated.
To be successful, we envisage that the applicant will have relevant qualifications and/or equivalent experience in roles similar to that advertised You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance (or have one that is less than six months old), a current Provide First Aid Certificate and have a current C class driver's licence for this position. You must have access to a registered motor vehicle for which you will receive a reimbursement for, when using in your role.
Working with UnitingCare West
Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive. Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity, are committed to a safe workplace, and strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people with a disability, people with a lived experience, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people returning to the workforce and mature age workers.
Please apply through SEEK, including a covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the position and a current resume. Shortlisting will commence immediately.The Position Description is available here.
Please note that you will need to be available on Tuesday March 31 to attend an Assessment Centre that will include group activities and an interview.
UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.
Have a look at some of the varied roles and career paths you can have at UnitingCare West here.