Sunnyfield
  • 03-Jun-2018 to 20-Jun-2018 (AEST)
  • Kensington, AUS
  • Part Time

Sunnyfield is a member based, registered not-for-profit charity. Guided by our values of respect, trust, honesty and innovation, it's our mission to enrich the lives of people with intellectual disability by creating choice, opportunities and skills for life.

We currently have 2 Permanent Part Time opportunities of 40 hours per fortnight for 2 Community Support Workers to join our house in Kensington.

You will be working with 3 male clients (2 young adults and 1 under 18yo) supporting them with their morning and evening routines. Weekend and awake night shifts available. It is a supportive house with monthly team meetings and monthly one to one catch ups. Experience with challenging behaviours and Autism is essential in this role.

Your role will be to actively support and promote a quality of life for people with a disability by providing quality services using person centered approaches that focus on developing a person's potential to participate as independently as possible within their home and the community.

You will be required to support and assist our clients with:

  • Menu planning, cooking and cleaning
  • Shopping, budgeting and money handling skills
  • Traveling and outings
  • Safety awareness and training

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • At least 12 months experience in the disability sector. Ideally have experience in supporting people with Autism
  • A contemporary attitude towards people with a disability
  • Creative ideas in supporting people with a disability to be included in the community
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Professionalism, positivity & flexibility
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team - being pro active
  • Intermediate computer skills using Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Flexibility to work rotating rosters, including evenings & weekends
  • Comprehensively insured car & valid NSW drivers licence

Sunnyfield can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our clients
  • Salary Packaging, take more money home
  • Career Progression
  • Paid and accredited training

To be considered for this opportunity, please answer our application questions and submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply' button.

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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