Do you want to make a genuine difference in the lives of people with disabilities and/or complex mental health issues?
ICLA Support Worker role could be for you. Training Provided! We offer permanent part-time flexible shifts, award wages, training and development.
Our philosophy at ICLA is ‘Active Engagement, Everyday Life’. We achieve this by:
- Building rapport, supporting people with daily activities according to their care plan (such as cooking, cleaning, self-care, grocery shopping, social activities)
- Recording regular progress notes
- Meeting regularly with case managers, health professionals
- Managing challenging behaviours following established plans
- Writing accurate case notes and recording them using our smartphone apps
- Being a professional and friendly representative of ICLA
- Advocating for the social inclusion of ICLA clients in the community
- Timely & accurate reporting of maintenance issues, incidents and hazards
- Following ICLA policies and procedures
How to Apply:
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY TO APPLY:
STEP ONE: Write a cover letter that briefly answers ALL of the following questions:
- Why do you want to work at ICLA?
- Describe a situation where you planned and achieved or supported someone else to plan and achieve an important goal?
- Describe a situation where you solved or provided support to someone to solve a challenging problem?
- Describe what steps you would take to get to know an ICLA resident and learn about their goals and care plan?
- What days and times are you available to work (e.g. 9:00 to 5:00, 7:00am-3:00pm, 3:00pm-10:00pm, overnight etc)
STEP TWO: Email your cover letter and resume to HR@icla.org.au
Please make sure your contact details are up to date. We may call you or email you to invite you to a group interview. If you have any questions on the role or need assistance or further information on how to apply, please email HR@icla.org.au
- You enjoy getting to know others, have good verbal and written communication skills
- A ‘can do’ attitude, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
- Punctuality and reliability
- Strong problem-solving skills, ability to follow a plan and creative thinking
- Ability to work independently and with a team
- Your own smartphone to access our apps for managing work information (training provided)
- A current driver’s licence
- A current First Aid Certificate (we can assist you to undertake a first aid certificate).
- Experience working in a residential care environment
- Experience supporting people who have a psychosocial disability
- Relevant qualification or work experience in mental health or disability support