Life Skills Supporter - South West Sydney region
Uniting
Southern Suburbs
2d ago

Inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice to support people in your community living with disability. Training and support provided

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking a Life Skills support worker to join their South Western Sydney team on a permanent part-time basis.

This is a mobile role where you will be working a minimum of 16 hours / fortnight on a fixed roster. Paying $29.12 (base) hourly rate + travel reimbursement

We are looking for flexible staff to join our committed Community Support Team, providing support across Southern Sydney and South West Sydney suburbs.

Working with participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), The role of a Life Skills Supporter is responsible for assisting people with various disabilities including, complex mental health needs to identify and achieve their goals, connecting and accessing the community, maximising their independence and the ability to make choices about things that matter to them.

Participants are located predominantly across the following suburbs : Liverpool, Campbelltown, East Hills, Casula, Macquarie Fields, Chipping North, and Miller.

Flexibility to meet participants across these suburbs is essential.

About You

  • Full NSW Drivers licence with fully insured vehicle
  • Ability to connect and communicate with people living with disability
  • Tech savvy with demonstrated experience using various record keeping applications
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability, or equivalent ( desirable but not essential)
  • Clear and effective communication skills and ability to establish a professional relationship with participant and their families
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care
  • Experience supporting participants from Aboriginal and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds would be advantageous
  • Current paid Working with Children Check and NDIS Workers Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Available to work a short Saturday shift fortnightly
  • Why Uniting?

    Our purpose : To inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

    Our values : As an organisation we are imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold.

    Accompanying Uniting’s fulfilling careers are a range of excellent benefits including :

  • Access to Salary Packaging (www.salary.com.au)
  • Comprehensive induction training from Day 1.
  • What’s next?

    If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organisation excites you, then please APPLY now.

  • Should you have any questions, please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team on;
  • 0466 801 937 / asullivan uniting.org for more information.

    Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.

    At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19. We require all employees to be triple vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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