Permanent Part-time Disability Support Worker

to support people living in their own homes in their day to day living, ensuring that they have maximum opportunity for developing valued and valuing lifestyles. Support workers will be apparent that their professional engagement with clients is concerned with generating quality personal relationships, which are supportive and life-enhancing. They will provide opportunities for choice, self-advocacy and participant in matters relating to the homes as well as facilitating access to community service and facilities, to support the client with all aspects of every-day living-personal care, washing, cleaning, laundry, preparing and cooking meals and shopping.

pay: $25 to $30

key result area/primary responsibilities

Carry out designated duties/tasks as per the service duty roster, and Other reasonable duties as instructed by the employer from time to time
Facilitate community inclusion and participation, dependent on individual needs, abilities and preferences, and support clients to establish and maintain relationships and interests through access to the community activities, venues and services.
Carry out as Instructed and/or designated- And demonstrate initiative- Task and activities aimed at meeting the clients personal/living community needs, team objectives and/or program goals which is consistent with Beyond Disability Supports’ model of practice
Carry out and promote positive routines duties activities in the cooperative in respectful and flexible manner, which are meaningful and purposeful to the individual
Encourage positive and socially appropriate behaviour and effectively manage challenge behaviour.
Promote empowerment and the right choice for all people in need of support within the community
Abide by the service communication, reporting and client/program progress practices and procedures, by maintaining appropriate clients records. And work with clients, family members and other stakeholders in a collaborative and supportive manner.
Respond to a crisis within specified guidelines (i.e. disability services manual, code of conduct, policies and procedures, service duty roster), and seek assistance to situations outside of specified instructions
Participate in developing monitoring individual program plans and be accountable for their outcomes.
When required, support and offer assistance to disability support workers (level 1)
When needed and/or requested by your supervisor, be involved in on the job training and/or orientation of new staff
To be aware of safe working condition and implement secure working practices in all work areas and report potential hazards, incidents and concerns in a professional and timely manner.
Maintain current knowledge and understanding of the relevant organisational and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines
To embrace change in line with principles of continuous improvement and play an active role in the future developing and direction of Beyond Disability Supports.