Expression of Interest - Individual Support Worker (Sydney)
Do you: Love to work with people? Have a passionate focus on helping people who need support in the community? Get a kick out of doing a great job, bringing your authentic self to work each and every day? Love being part of a team whilst owning your own responsibilities? Provide 1:1 support to our valued customers Casual positions available to commence immediately School hours available Lifestyle Solutions is a nationally accredited leader and innovator in the not for profit Community Services sector and is committed to providing person centred, flexible and responsive support services for our community. We are dedicated to delivering person centred solutions to our customers and are passionate about developing support systems which reflect their individuality, interests, and culture. Our core values " Own It" "Respect Lives Here" "Keep Calm and be happy" and "Make it Happen" are a true representation of what we offer.
We know that GREAT support workers don't just happen by chance - they are people who flourish in teams, communicate clearly, and are calm in crisis and flexible in their responses. Support Workers are as unique and individual as the people they support. They come from a variety of backgrounds such as university students, teachers, retail assistants, or administration wizards, but they share a common passion.
Their passion is to walk alongside and support people of all ages and needs, to empower them, support their dreams and to make a positive difference. About the role Across Sydney we are fortunate to assist a diverse range of people within our Individual Support programs. Due to continued growth within our programs we are seeking Support Workers who have a passion for helping people & who believe they are a perfect fit for our core values.
As a Support Worker, you will be required to; Help them to engage with their local communities & culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities Assist with and coaching independent life skills such as cooking & cleaning Provide personal care Administer medication To be considered for these opportunities, you will need the following; Demonstrated experience working as a Support Worker Current Drivers Licence and vehicle essential Experience in adult / children challenging behaviours Be willing to undergo a National Police Check Current â€œProvide First Aidâ€ Certificate (or be willing to obtain) Current Working With Children Check (preferable) Desirable, not essential for the role Relevant qualifications in Community Services, Disability Services or equivalent Transferable skills and working towards completion of relevant qualifications is favourable. URGENT positions located in: Penrith Eastlakes Earlwood Naremburn Erskineville You may be required to work a combination of shifts which could include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. Shifts will vary between 2-8 hours per day - flexibility to work the shorter shifts is a must.