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Support Worker - Group Social Support
Carlisle & Port Kennedy - Part-Time
  • Genuine desire to provide the best quality support for customers?
  • Do you want to enable customers to live the life they choose?
  • Do you value difference and diversity?

About our organisation;

 

Chorus was formed in 2017 by the merge of three established WA care providers, Care Options, Community First International and Volunteer Task Force. We are an Australian not-for-profit organisation providing services in Aged Care, Disability, Mental Health and Volunteering. Together our new organisation will deliver care and services to over 10,000 clients across metropolitan and regional WA with a 480-strong workforce and over 600 volunteers. What we believe as an organisation defines the way we work, every day.

 

We value being Responsive, Practical, Empowering and Respectful.

 

Working with Chorus gives you the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people, support independence, empower people, ensure people feel connected to others, give something back to your community, and most importantly, make a difference.

 

The Role: 

 

We are currently seeking applications for two Support Workers - Group Social Support to join our teams in Carlisle and Port Kennedy. The Support Worker - Group Social is responsible for assisting customers to live as independently as possible by providing a range of supports in the community. 

 

Essential Criteria:  

  • Demonstrated ability to work with people with diverse needs and preferences;
  • Minimum Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability, Individual Support or other relevant qualification (or working towards obtaining qualification within 12 months) and/or relevant experience working with customers who are aged or with a disability;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal to interact with a diverse range of customers, their families, carers, community agencies and other professionals;
  • A proactive approach to the safety and well being of yourself and customers;
  • Understanding of professional boundaries and privacy and confidentiality issues;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Good computer & mobile device skills.

Prerequisites:

  • National Police Clearance of 6 months or less currency (or willingness to apply for and provide prior to commencing employment);
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence with no restrictions;
  • Reliable and roadworthy motor vehicle to travel to customers homes and assist them to access the community;
  • Comprehensive motor vehicle insurance and registration;
  • Current First Aid Certificate (12 months or less currency) or willingness to apply;
  • Working With Children Check (dependent on role if working with customers under the age of 18);       

What we will offer you:

  • Attractive salary packaging options (up to $15,900 per year tax free) and an additional $2,650 for Meals and Entertainment;
  • Excellent training and development opportunities;
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment;
  • Access to pro-rata long service leave at 7 years of continuous service;
  • Automatic entry to the Chorus Life recognition and reward program;
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.

 

If you want to make a real difference and build a truly rewarding career with Chorus, then apply today! 

 

Application Instructions:

 

Please submit your application online and include a cover letter and resume uploaded as one document.

 

Chorus is an equal opportunity employer. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

 

To view all current vacancies, visit Chorus

 

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