Support Worker – Disability Services MidCoast Council


About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here. [link removed]

Our Organisation

MidCoast Assist is an ageing and disability service of MidCoast Council. We are a workplace designed for someone who wants to make a real difference in the lives of others. We are one of the largest registered providers of community aged care and NDIS services in the region. At MidCoast Assist we value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive outcomes for our clients.

The role and person:

Are you someone who wants to make a difference in the lives of others? Come join MidCoast Assist and be part of a great team of Support Workers providing personalised service to assist and support people with a disability and special needs.

These positions sit within our MidCoast Assist Department of MidCoast Council and are responsible for delivering core support services to people with disability including individual activities, group activities and in and out of home respite including emergency respite in a variety of centre-based and community settings.

If you have…

  • A Certificate Certificate III qualifications in disability services / community services / individual support
    or related, preferably with AIN qualifications.
  • A clear motivation to work in Community Services.
  • Interest or previous experience in disability services and or community services.
  • A passion for disability support and working with people.
  • An understanding of and commitment to Work Health and Safety.
  • A current first aid certificate.
  • Proof of current, and up to date COVID-19 vaccinations approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration
  • A commitment to team work.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • A keen interest in giving back to the community.

*The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including: Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Criminal Record Check.

The package: $28.51 per hour, plus Superannuation.

You will be required to use your privately owned vehicle as part of this position, with business usage being reimbursed in line with the Local Government (State) Award.

Tenure: Casual

Location: The successful applicants will be required to work at one of our MidCoast Assist offices across Forster, Taree, Gloucester, Stroud, Bulahdelah, Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for roles at MidCoast Council.

MidCoast Council has implemented a Disability Inclusion Action Plan to support those with disabilities both in our community and in our workforce.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Sally Randall, Team Leader Social and Community Engagement on (02) 7955 7471.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Jess Anniwell, Talent Acquisition Officer on (02) 7955 7934.

Closing date: Sunday 4 September 2022 at 11:30pm.




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