Disability Support Worker Bedford Group


Disability Support Worker

  • Bedford Day Options & Community Access and Lifestyle program
  • Casual roles | Flexible hours over 7 days a week
  • Multiple metropolitan locations

Provide 1:1 or 1:3 support to our clients across two programs helping to develop their skills including relationship building and social awareness.

About Bedford

Bedford changes the lives of people with disability by building capacity, independence, and wellbeing. We do this by providing a broad suite of NDIS support services including employment opportunities and social participation activities. We offer exceptional tailored services to meet individual goals, in the workplace and in the community. We build healthy relationships, foster skills to last a lifetime, and pride ourselves on providing hands-on support to plan all areas of our clients’ lives. Above all, we promote individual choice and control to empower people with disability to live fulfilled and happy lives.

About the Role

Due to the growth of our Day Options and Community Access and Lifestyle program there are casual roles available across multiple locations with flexible shifts offered across 7 days a week. This is an exciting and varied role with a focus on supporting our clients to achieve their goals in a fun and encouraging environment. Activities our clients enjoy include going to the movies, pub lunch Fridays, skill and relationship development, swimming, cooking, arts and crafts, and volunteering at the RSPCA just to name a few.
Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing 1:1 or 1:3 support
  • Support clients to achieve their NDIS goals
  • Completing progress reports and reporting incidents
  • Working with clients to promote individual choice and control
  • Provide transport to clients as required
  • Maintain a duty of care for clients, other staff, and yourself

About You

You will be an experienced and qualified support worker with knowledge of the NDIS Practice Standards, Code of Conduct and Quality and Safeguarding Framework. You will have a genuine passion for working with people with disability to achieve their goals, and if you have a hobby, skill, or talent you could have an opportunity to share that with our clients.
Other skills and qualifications include:

  • Minimum Cert III in Disability (or equivalent)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • An ability to do with and not for

For this role the following documents must be provided prior to a formal offer of employment with Bedford Phoenix Incorporated.

  • An acceptable clearance to work in the disability sector (DHS / DCSI / NDIS)
  • A National Police Clearance (no older than six months)
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia
  • Evidence of full vaccination with a TGA-approved COVID-19 vaccine or an acceptable exemption*

What’s in it for you?

  • A fun and varied role where no two days are the same
  • Generous salary packaging with an ability to access up to $15,900 a year of your salary tax free
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite cafe and barista
  • Seeing first-hand how Bedford changes the lives of people with disability

If you would like to enquire further about this opportunity, please contact Debby Chung, Recruitment Officer on 08 8116 2148. All enquires will be treated in confidence.
Applications close 1st September 2022.

For a copy of the Position Description, please go to the careers page of our website at bedfordgroup.com.au/careers

*This position is within the disability sector and is subject to legislation under the Public Health Act. This currently requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a TGA-approved vaccine or evidence of an acceptable exemption from SA Health prior to being appointed to this role.
Bedford is an equal opportunity employer and applications from First Nations, people with disability and people of all gender identities are encouraged.



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