ID: 152642

Support Worker (Not-for-Profit & Charity - Community Justice Organisation)

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Melbourne VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Camberwell VIC, Banyule VIC, Sydney NSW, Canberra ACT

About this opportunity

Tasks and duties

  • Helping with household tasks.
  • Providing personal care support.
  • Administering medication.
  • Helping clients learn new skills.
  • Supporting clients to start employment.
  • Doing grocery shopping and preparing meals.
  • Working with doctors and therapists to ensure support.
  • Demonstrating and supporting new life skills, such as budgeting.
  • Adjusting and adapting communication and body language to suit client needs.
  • Supporting clients to develop new hobbies and interests.
  • Transporting and accompanying clients to appointments.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
3. Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
4. Great communication and listening skills;
5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
6. Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10 hours per week/fortnight (Negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
Training

Every volunteer in DCSS Australia will undertake the training free of charge: - Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO); - Council of Social Services (QCOSS); - Mandate Report Training, for both Victoria and New South Wales; - Others as required and or negotiated.

Reimbursement

Negotiable