GPSO – LEETON

SCHADs Award Level 2

Casual and permanent positions available

We’re looking for staff to work in either of our locations, Leeton or Griffith.

Do you have experience working with people with a disability? Do you have a passion for improving the lives of people living with a disability? Do you possess the compassion and dedication to provide exceptional care and support? If so, we invite you to apply in joining the GPSO team as a Disability Support Worker!

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Disability Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the lives of our Participants. GPSO offer 24/7 services to our Participants including day programs, personal care, community access, short-term accommodation (respite) and long term supported accommodation. We are seeking candidates with flexibility to work mornings, evenings, weekends and overnight.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Assisting Participants with daily living tasks and independent skills

• Provide assistance with personal care, personal hygiene, administration of medication, meal preparation, mobility and transport

• Encourage and prompt independence in all aspects of daily living

• Contribute to the development and implementation of individual support plans

• Document services delivered, incidents and report

• Effectively interact with Participants and promote social interaction

Essential requirements include:

• Compassion and genuine desire to support individuals with disabilities

• Solid verbal and written English skills

• Ability to use technology, such as smart phones and computers

• Awareness of health and safety issues e.g. hazards and risk

• First Aid and CPR Certificate

• Working with Children Check

• NDIS worker screening

• NDIS Worker Orientation Module “Quality, Safety and You”

• Current Drivers’ License and own reliable transport

• Fit and healthy and meet the inherent requirements as described in the position description

Desirable:

• A Certificate III in Individual Support

• Minimum 6 months industry experience

Other requirements:

• May be required to complete a National Police Check

• Pre-employment functional assessment (including drug and alcohol screening)

• Ability to be flexible with work hours

• Possess a phone with availability to receive and make calls, access data and send texts

• Possess a private vehicle that may be used for work purposes

ABOUT US:

GPSO is a not-for-profit organisation supporting people of all ages with physical and intellectual disabilities. GPSO strives to provide the highest quality and person-centred care to our Participants. We assist people with a disability to achieve their full potential, enabling each person to enjoy quality of life whilst also becoming a valued community member. GPSO is progressively expanding our services and as such we are looking for compassionate and dedicated Disability Support Workers who want to work with an impressive organisation and who are committed to delivering quality supports.

TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding career as Disability Support Worker, submit your application online. This must include your resume AND a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. For more information on GPSO check out our website on https://www.gpso.com.au