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Support Workers needed Central Coast and Newcastle area
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Author:  Evolution [ Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:33 pm ]
Post subject:  Support Workers needed Central Coast and Newcastle area

Evolution Support Services prides itself on providing quality support staff to a variety of people and organisations both government and non-government.
We are currently seeking qualified and / or experienced Disability Support Workers to join our large and caring team, Working in the complex support needs domain.
The role will involve you providing support to people with intellectual disability and complex needs, Including challenging behaviour in a variety in environments from a group home scenario to one on one support. It is all about working effectively and consistently with a person's abilities, strengths and needs and in accordance with their Individual Plan, creating a homelike environment that reflects the needs, culture, personality and aspirations of the people you will support.

The successful candidate will have;
Relevant experience supporting people with disability who have complex needs or other experience that demonstrates a likelihood to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of a Support Worker for people with intellectual disability.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and relate well to people we support and their families, including crisis communication and ability to manage challenging behaviour.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others as part of a team
Display an understanding and commitment to privacy legislation, equal employment opportunity legislation, anti-discrimination legislation, WHS legislation and any other relevant legislation required for the role
Current Drivers' License
Current First Aid Certificate
Willingness to be trained in the use of physical restraint

You must be computer literate and have competent administration skills, as it is essential we maintain strong records.

Evolution Support Services works with a wide variety of participants so whilst not essential we would desire people with Certificate III/IV in Disabilities, Community Services, Social Sciences, Youth and/or experience in service delivery in the relevant field.

Experience with people who have alcohol, drug or mental illness would also be highly regarded.
Please email for more information.

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