Disability Support Practitioner

Disability Support Practitioner

Cerebral Palsy Alliance | umina, NSW, AU

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

Location

Umina Beach, NSW, Australia

At Cerebral Palsy Alliance, our direct care team come ready to make each day a great day for our clients to support them lead independent and inclusive lives. People are at the heart of what we do!

PERMANENT PART-TIME ROLE - UMINA BEACH - MORNINGS ONLY

Who are we?
We are one of Australia's leading non-profit disability support providers helping babies, children, teenagers and adults living with Cerebral Palsy and other neurological and physical disabilities. At Cerebral Palsy Alliance, we pride ourselves on our inclusive, positive and collaborative working culture. We have over 2,000 employees and we're growing…which is why we need you!

Shift times

Monday to Friday either 6am to 10am OR 7am to 11am.

20 hours per week


Why join CPA?

  • Stability as we are an essential service
  • Flexible working hours and shifts
  • Paid in house and personalised training for all new staff
  • Wellbeing allowance - $100 per year so you can have a massage on us
  • Fitness passport - access to gyms at greater reduced costs
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program - access to a professional counsellor for you and your direct family members
  • As a Disability Support Worker at CPA, you will have a comprehensive learning journey throughout your orientation and ongoing development. This includes:

  • Specialist training opportunities
  • Buddy shifts with experienced Disability Support Workers
  • Opportunities to complete nationally recognised qualifications such as Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Disability
  • The investment in your learning and development by CPA exceeds $5,000 in your first year.

    Your duties will include:

  • Delivering personalised support in a group home setting
  • Providing in home support by assisting clients at meal times, with personal care and administering medication
  • Assisting with domestic duties around the home
  • Supporting clients to engage and participate in their community
  • Socialise and build a happy and positive relationship with our clients
  • Requirements

  • NSW Driver's License (P2 minimum) and access to a car
  • Experience in the disability sector will be preferred
  • PLEASE NOTE: Cerebral Palsy Alliance has a relentless commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff, as such all employees at CPA must be triple vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to their start date.