Westhaven
  • 21-Nov-2019 to 13-Jan-2020 (IDLE)
  • Dubbo, AUS
  • Casual

Westhaven is a not for profit, community-based charity organisation, who have been providing support to adults and children and young people with disability within NSW for over 60 years. We have a strong focus on quality, flexible and person centred disability services

We are currently calling for expressions of interest for Casual Support Workers with previous experience with Children and Young Persons (CYP)  with Significant Disability.

Recruitment processes are unlikely to occur prior to January 2020.

Key Responsibilities You will be providing hands on care and support to CYP.

  • Provide personal care as required, according to the level of need.
  • You will support young people to develop their personal, social and living skills.
  • Work across multiple roster options over a 24/7 period, including weekends, public holidays and sleepovers.

 Skills & Experience

  • Cert III Community Services, Disability or similar will be highly regarded.
  • Preferred previous experience supporting CYP, particularly in the area of autism, dual diagnosis and complex trauma and abuse.
  • Preferred previous experience working with CYP with behaviours of concern.
  • Preferred previous experience working with CYP with a Residential Out of Home Care Setting.
  • Competent written, verbal and computer-based communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to suit the needs of the service and the CYP we support.
  • An unrestricted current Drivers Licence.
  • Completion of  the 'NDIS Worker Orientation Module" www.https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au/
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

Holding a current Working with Children Check and completing a National Criminal History Record Check for working with vulnerable persons are requirements of this position.

Any published closing dates are estimates only. We aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Westhaven is  a Smoke Free Workplace 

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