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Please email your application to recruitment@bedfordgroup.com.au quoting the position title or send to Bedford Group, People & Culture, HR Team, PO Box 18, Melrose Park SA 5039.

    Disability Support Worker - Port Pirie

    08/07/2015

    Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people with a disability?
    Bedford Phoenix's Day Options programmes offer a wide variety of recreational, leisure and developmental activities, to encourage people with disabilities to become more independent by gaining life and social skills in a caring and supportive environment. Based in Port Pirie, we are currently looking for an experienced Disability Support Worker to join our Day Options team.

    Your focus will be:

    • Supporting people with disability to develop living skills & meet personal goals
    • Providing behavioural/general support & personal care
    • Offering hands on training
    • Assisting in maintaining a supportive & safe working environment
    • Providing positive role modelling

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Certificate III in Disability
    • Apply First Aid Certificate
    • A current 'Disability' screening check, provided through the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). A National Police Clearance alone is not considered adequate.
    • Previous experience working with people with disability or aged care
    • Previous experience in medication administration
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
    • Be a strong team player, with initiative and excellent problem solving skills
    • Effective administration and documentation skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision

     

    Applications close - Friday 24th July
    All applications must include a cover letter and resume and can be sent to recruitment@bedfordgroup.com.au

    Please note - only applicants with a current DCSI Disability Services Employment Screening can apply for this position and will need to supply proof. The offer of employment will be subject to legal rights to work in Australia. Bedford Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer and indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.