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Support Worker - North West (Burnie, Devonport and Surrounds)WISE Employment
Ready to make an impact in someone's life by supporting them to new heights? Looking for a casual role? This could be for you About Us: WISE Employment (WISE) is a successful not-for-profit organisation, committed to providing quality employment, training, occupational rehabilitation and allied health services to disadvantaged members of the community through a range of programs. We are now seeking dynamic and passionate individuals to join our Casual pool of Support Workers to deliver NDIS services in Burnie, Devonport and close surrounding regions. About the program: Through NDIS in Tasmania, WISE provides support for participants with current funding in their NDIS plans.
WISE specialises in the following areas of services and support for participants: Social and Recreational Activity Capacity Building in life and employment School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) Your new role The role of a Support Worker has a strong focus (but is not limited to) engaging participants in the Community. Support Workers will engage with participants and support them with their individualised plans and goals. This may include building connections within the community; assisting the person to attend a community event; identifying job interests, exploring work through supported voluntary work placements and learning to use public transport.
What we are looking for: Demonstrated experience working with young people with a disability either in a professional environment or may be demonstrated through non-professional means or life experience; A sound understanding of disability and the effect on social relationships, independent living, daily needs, physical health, vocational and employment needs of these clients; Possess excellent communication skills, including written and verbal, as well as negotiation and interpersonal skills; Ability to identify, organise and utilise relevant resources effectively; Ability to function as a constructive and collaborative member of a small cohesive team; Demonstrates qualities of empathy, compassion and integrity; Possess a current driver's license and own transport. The successful candidate will have the legal right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a National Police Clearance Check, Working with Vulnerable People Check and NDIS Screening clearance prior to being offered a role with WISE Employment. You are also required to be double vaccinated against COVID19 prior to being offered the position.
How can I apply? If you want to make a difference and join a long-standing and successful not for profit organisation then apply today Please note that we commence shortlisting candidates as soon as possible and as such early submission of your application is encouraged to ensure you don't miss out on this great opportunity. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Here at WISE, we actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, candidates wi....