Sunnyfield
  • 30-Aug-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (AEST)
  • Sydney, NSW, AUS
  • Casual

Community Support Workers

Casual roles working in Group Homes, Respite Services and Day Programs 

Choose where you want to work! 

Shifts available in:

  • Northern Beaches & North Shore
  • Eastern Suburbs & Inner West (incuding Kensington, Marrickville, Lilyfield, Randwick, Bexley, Ashfield)
  • Western Suburbs (including Blacktown, Parramatta, Guildford, Orchard Hills, Toongabbie, Seven Hills, St Marys)
  • Central Coast (Woongarrah, Wadalba, Green Point, Kariong, Caringbah, Woy Woy).
  • Canberra

Sunnyfield is looking for proactive, energetic individuals to work in our Group Homes, Respite Services and Day Programs, supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals and dreams, develop their skills and be active in their own lives.

Purpose of role:

This casual role involves working in Sunnyfield's internal agency 'you4you', across various Sunnyfield services, supporting clients in their own homes or in the community. This is a varied role that requires someone with the energy, values and flexibility to provide the best quality support to Sunnyfield's clients. 

The role of a Community Support Worker is to actively support and promote the independence of our clients by providing quality services using a person centered approach that focuses on developing their potential to participate actively within the community and their home.

Duties of the role:

  • Assist our clients to be involved in activities through active support in all different types of settings,
  • Assist our clients to achieve their personal goals and increase their independence through support and participation in decision making,
  • Assist our clients with their personal care needs as required i.e. mealtime, toileting personal hygiene and medication,
  • Transportation of our clients to community activities, facilities and events,
  • Encourage, support and assist our clients to develop and maintain community and family relationships,
  • Become familiar with the individual wants and needs of our clients to provide the best possible service with the available resources,
  • Demonstrate adherence to all plans that are developed to provide support for health care, communication, meal time and any areas that require specific support plans,
  • Writing daily progress notes for clients and keeping records, general files and all relevant documentation up to date.

Successful applicants must have:

  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Driver's Licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Willingness to work outside standard 9 to 5 business hours

Experience working with people with disabilities or in health services beneficial but not essential.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Broad knowledge of services for people with disabilities,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Well-developed time management skills within competing priorities,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member,
  • Exhibit a personal commitment to service, integrity and professional development,
  • Demonstrated experience in using standard computer applications.

If you believe you meet the essential requirements for this role, please click APPLY NOW below!

 

Criminal record checks with the NSW Police, Working with Children checks, prior employment checks and functional assessments are part of Sunnyfield's recruitment process.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have a legal entitlement to work in Australia and hold a current NSW driver licence. Sunnyfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer & encourage applications from varying backgrounds.

 

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