Disability Support Worker Bedford Group


Disability Support Worker

  • Casual hours | No late night or over night shifts
  • Wallaroo | Centre-based and local activities
  • A competitive hourly rate | Access to generous salary sacrificing benefits

Join a collaborative, and supportive team of 13 to provide support to clients participating in activities such as woodworking, going to the movies, and other social outings.
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 customer’s lives. Above all, we promote individual choice and control to empower people with disability to live fulfilled and happy lives.  
About the Role  
This casual position is required to work across the Day Options and Community Access and Lifestyle program in Wallaroo. Supporting clients on a 1:1 and 1:3 basis to participate in activities such as woodworking, upholstering, pottery, and technology classes, as well as going on social outings such as bowling, going to the movies and trips to local cafes.
Other key responsibilities include

  • Provide physical support, including activities of daily living
  • Support clients to achieve their individual NDIS goals
  • Provide transport to clients, as required
  • Teach skills such as woodworking, upholstery, and cooking
  • Complete detailed reports and case notes using a computer or personal device

About You
You will be an experienced and qualified disability support worker who is passionate about supporting people with disability to live independently and achieve their goals. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to teach others the skills you have learned through your own hobbies and interests.
Essential criteria include

  • Minimum Cert III in Individual Support – Disability or equivalent
  • Disability sector clearance (DHS, DCSI or NDIS)
  • National police clearance (no older than 6 months)
  • Senior first aid certificate
  • Australian driver’s licence 

What’s in it for you?

  • Access to generous salary packaging, up to $15,900 tax free p/a
  • Seeing how Bedford changes the lives of people with disability
  • Recognition through the Bedford rewards program
  • Access to Bedford’s employee assistance program
  • Continuous on-the-job training and development 

If you are successful for this role, you will also need to provide the following documents prior to a formal letter of offer. 

  • Evidence of full vaccination with a TGA-approved COVID-19 vaccine or acceptable exemption*
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia

If you would like to enquire further about this opportunity, please contact Debby Chung, Recruitment Officer on 08 8116 2148  for a confidential discussion.
For a copy of the Position Description, please go to the careers page of our website at bedfordgroup.com.au/careers
Applications close 20st September 2022.
Bedford reserves the right to close applications prior to this date.
*This position is within the disability sector and is subject to the relevant Emergency Management Directions. This currently requires proof of full COVID vaccination (two doses plus a booster) with a TGA-approved vaccine or evidence of an acceptable exemption from SA Health prior to being appointed to this role. Please visit legislation.sa.gov.au/legislation/CV19 for further information.  
Bedford values diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and encourage applications from First Nations, people with disability and people of all gender identities.



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