Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

Genu | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Here at genU we're a group of passionate, driven people who want everyone’s lives to be happier and healthier, especially people with disabilities, the ageing and those experiencing disadvantage. We operate solely for community benefit and invest back into the same communities in which our services are delivered.

 genU welcomes diversity, including diversity of race, culture, spirituality, gender, age, identity, ability, and sexuality. We are committed to providing a welcoming, innovative, safe, empowering, and respectful environment for all and living these values each and every day.

Hey You!

genU is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking support worker to join an innovative team, supporting people to live the life they want. If you are motivated and passionate about making a difference – join genU today!

In this role you will be working as a Residential Support Worker in an Onsite Shared Support Model. You will be providing support to up to 10 tenants, who live in their own apartments. You will enable complete autonomy, choice, and control for the tenants, empowering them to live as independently as possible!

In this modern model of disability support, you will provide pre-planned and “on-call” assistance to ensure residents are comfortable and safe in their own homes. These state-of-the-art apartments are equipped with the newest technology to support and assist tenants and their individual needs.

You will join a collaborative and supportive team, who will provide individualised training so you can best support our varied cohort of residents.

This is a permanent part time opportunity – based in Melbourne, VIC.

What’s in it for you? 

genu staff have access to a range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:

  • Investment in You:  in addition to a comprehensive induction program & ongoing professional development, genU is committed to providing opportunities for career progression. You will have access to a range of accredited training modules, staff mentoring programs and our internal jobs board.
  • Commitment to Staff Health & Wellbeing:  24/7 access to an innovative, holistic employee assistance program that supports your emotional, mental, financial, and physical health.
  • Increase your Take Home Pay:  Salary package up to $15,900 per annum each FBT year plus further meals and entertainment benefits.
  • Employee Discount Program:  save money with employee discounts and savings at over 450 of Australia’s most loved retailers and service providers including Coles, Woolworths & JB HI-FI.
  • Study Scholarship:  all genU employees are eligible for a 20% scholarship towards undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Torrens University.
  • Employee Referral Program: refer someone to work at genU and receive a generous cash bonus once that person completes their 6-month qualifying period!
  • What do you need?

    Our ideal Residential Support Worker will showcase strong interpersonal skills and be able to quickly develop rapport with people of varied abilities and diverse backgrounds. You will be able to think on your feet and work autonomously as required.

    You will meet the following requirements.

  • Certificate IV in Disability Studies;
  • Current First Aid Certificate with up-to-date CPR;
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check or willingness to obtain;
  • Current NDIS Worker Orientation Module certificate or willingness to obtain;
  • Current Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain;
  • All applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the genU Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccinations during the recruitment process.
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