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Youth/Disability Support Worker

Job title: Youth/Disability Support Worker
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Location: NSW Wollongong
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Reference: 3204738

Job description

Edmen is a staffing specialist with over 20 years of experience providing high quality staffing solutions to Disability & Youth Service Providers across Australia.

The role:

Edmen are seeking Youth/Disability Support Workers to work across services in Dapto & Albion Park. You will support young with disabilities that have previously been supported under a child protection model. You will be required to provide assistance with personal care/hygiene, medication support, medical appointments, social activities and other aspects of daily living.

Experience supporting young people that have experienced trauma and display complex behaviours will be highly regarded.

What we are looking for:
  • Have at least 12 months experience in a role where you have supported young people with a disability
  • Have extensive knowledge of trauma and how it affects the development and behaviours of young people
  • Demostrated experience working with complex behaviours
  • Prepared to work shift work, which includes morning, afternoon and over night (passive/sleep overs shifts are a must)
  • Able to be on-call and pick up emergency shifts
What you need
  • Certificate III in Indivudal Support, Community Services or relevant
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 (within the past 3 years)
  • Hold a full & current NSW Drivers Licence and your own reliable vehicle
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Prepared to work shift work, which includes morning, afternoon and over night (passive/sleep overs shifts are a must)
  • Able to be on-call and pick up emergency shifts
What can we offer you?
  • Local based Illawarra role - work in Dapto & Albion Park
  • Opportunity to transition into a permanent position with one of our host organisations
  • Set rosters & regular work
  • Work with a local, highly regarding Disability Service Provider
  • Use our ultra-modern app to view & accept vacant shifts, update your availability and much more
  • 24/7 on-call support
  • Competitive pay rates & weekly pay
  • Training and career development
If you are interested in this opportunity, Click Apply Now to submit your application.
  
For any further inquiries please visit our website www.edmen.com.au or please email us at cssrecruitment@edmen.com.au

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