Residential Support Worker - Immediate Start

Residential Support Worker - Immediate Start

DPV Health | victoria, VIC, AU

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We are on the lookout for a remarkable Residential support worker to join our productive team at DPV Health in Melbourne.
Growing your career as a Full Time Residential support worker is a fantastic opportunity to develop competitive skills.
If you are strong in critical thinking, teamwork and have the right experience for the job, then apply for the position of Residential support worker at DPV Health today!

Posted: 27/09/2022
Closing Date: 28/10/2022
Job Type: Casual
Location: Melbourne - Northern Region
Job Category: Disability Services
DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.
At DPV Health, we pride ourselves on being inclusive, and actively embrace and celebrate the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about supporting people to lead happy, healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with a disability and people from migrant or refugee backgrounds. DPV Health is a Child Safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We are proud to be a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation; dedicated to the continued support for our LGBTIQ+ community.
Job Description
Casual Residential Support Workers (opportunity to move to PPT)
A little about the role
DPV Health Supported Independent Living Service is a NDIS registered service providing support to people with disabilities. Residents provide great a range of individual skills and attributes that make a fun and rewarding environment.
Residents may have physical and/ or intellectual disabilities, health conditions, specific communication needs and demonstrate behaviours of concern.
The Residential Support Worker provides a comprehensive support service that embeds our Excellent Care Values to residents in their home which extends to the community and health planning. The position also contributes to daily operational of household tasks with the residents participating.
You will aid in achieving these outcomes by:
Creating and being excited about being in an environment that empowers residents to achieve individual goals and abilities, while demonstrating our Excellent care values.
Being creative and thinking outside the box to support residents with opportunities to have an exciting, meaningful and fulfilling life.
Establishing and maintaining effective links and positive working relationships with the residents, families, team, and other stakeholders
Developing and implementing residents directed care programs to deliver on the individuals’ goals, aspirations and outcomes.

Supporting residents in undertaking a range of activities of daily living including- medication, personal & self-care, food preparation & mealtime assistance, dressing & maintenance of personal hygiene
Planning, conducting and supporting residents to follow up health appointments and maintain communication of these to team members.
Supporting residents with transport using DPV Health vehicles to / from home and to outings
Contributing and participating in monthly Care Team Meeting and supervision sessions
Completing household tasks and routines that ensures a safe well-presented and clean home.

Desired Skills and Experience
About you
If you are someone who strives in a fun and energetic environment and are committed to making a difference to people living with a disability, then this is the right team for you.
We are looking for individuals who:
Has a creative mind and think outside the box! A positive can-do attitude goes a long way and is the key for creating positive outcomes for the people you will support
Are focused on delivering resident outcomes through teamwork and Excellent Care
Are committed to supporting people with a disability to achieve goals and aspirations
Have high level written and verbal communication skills, Ability to write clear concise resident notes and complete reports as necessary
Have demonstrated skills in using PC, Microsoft products and experience with resident data base software
Is flexible, committed and interested in career development and the strategic direction of DPV Health
Can support resident’s safety with transport and have the ability to drive a DPV Health Bus (11-seater/regular licence).
Holds relevant qualifications, however, someone with the right attitude and willingness to learn will be considered.

The DPV Health Way
The health and wellbeing of our people is at the core of our employee and client experience. All perks are curated with care, allowing you to thrive at work and in all personal and professional pursuits. Knowledge sharing, ongoing learning and development, engagement and recognition are key pillars in our culture and values.
Work-Life Balance: We are well equipped to support a hybrid approach to the future of work. We understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible. Flexible, family-friendly working arrangements – just ask us!
Health and Wellbeing: We promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve.
We provide discounted gym membership at Mill Park Leisure Centre and discounted BUPA Health Insurance memberships free, on-site vaccinations, and confidential counselling services, just to name a few.
Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customized content. Accompanied by face to face training, your continual professional development is always top of our priority list.
Salary Packaging – up to $15,900/annum (including option to uptake meal & entertainment card – an additional $2650) plus options for novated leasing
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Access to Rewards and Discounts via Maxxia Rewards Program
Monthly staff recognition through our Excellence Award Incentive Program for outstanding service

The fine print
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check, hold a valid WWCC and NDIS Worker Screening Check and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical exemption
Full driver’s license and travel between sites is preferred
Current Certificate for First Aid (HLTAID003) & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001)
Certificate III or IV Disability Services or other equivalent qualifications
Food Safety and Handling Certificate
Manual Handling, Infection Control
Ability to actively support people with a disability in daily living and personal care skills
Must be able to work shifts that will involve mornings, evenings and weekends

Applications for this role will be rolling and the ad may close earlier if a number of suitable candidates are identified so, don’t delay in submitting your application!
Applicants must provide their resume as well as providing a brief statement addressing the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ outlined in the position description
If you have any further questions, please contact Kacie Graham - Program Manager Disability via email onView email address on**
DPV Health is committed to Equal Opportunity, ethical practice and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion.
We're proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant. While we're reviewing your application, get to know us by visiting our website and on social media to #DiscoverDPVHealth.
Job Type: Casual
Salary: Up to $15,900.00 per year
Company Benefits:
? Excellent benefits
? Company offers career progression opportunities
? Advantageous package