Position: Community Support Worker – Disability 

About the business  

Fairhaven is a community leader in the provision of services for people living with disability. We offer community participation, day programs, employment opportunities, accommodation and living support. Our Support Workers actively engage with clients to support independence, build individual capacity and empower them to lead enriched and meaningful lives. The people who join our team actively respect the rights of people living with disability and value their contribution to the workplace and the community.

About the role 

The primary role of a Community Support Worker is to deliver community access and person centred supports to NDIS Participants living on the Central Coast. On any given day you could support participants in a variety of activities including daily tasks, home skills, exercise, craft, music, and a range of community activities and events.

Sounds exciting? It is! Our team members are motivated, positive and are passionate about supporting participants to achieve their goals, connect with community and be empowered to live a great life. 

If you have experience working with people with disabilities ,join us and be prepared to engage with a progressive, collaborative and energetic group of colleagues.
 

Skills and Experience 

  • A Certificate Ⅲ in disability support or willingness to obtain.
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Registered and insured vehicle to transport clients.
  • Competence and confidence using IT, and well developed communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Skills in planning and implementing programs with a person centred perspective.
  • Must be available to work Monday to Saturday flexible working hours.
  • Understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Disability Standards.

*All applicants must be willing to undergo a National Police Check and hold a valid Working With Children’s Check (or willing to obtain) as part of the recruitment process.

“Are you interested in a role that gives back to the community in a meaningful and fulfilling way?

We are a progressive organisation looking for self-motivated, energetic and flexible people with a high level of initiative. We value teamwork and collaboration. If this sounds like you and Fairhaven sounds like a place in which you’d like to make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.

Applications close Friday 17 January.