Community Services Support Worker

Closing on: Apr 30, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Level: Level 2 $57318.40 - $61954.12
Job Location: Yarralin
Department: Community Services

JOB PURPOSE
This position will assist the Community Services Team Leader to provide personal, physical, and emotional support to our NDIS Participants and Aged Care Consumers who require assistance with daily living in the community and surrounding ward.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES;
1. Provide friendly, compassionate support to the people supported by the NDIS and Aged Care program where required by assisting them with their daily living tasks.
2. Effectively work in a community support environment and provide support to participants and consumers to assist them in meeting their physical and emotional needs.
3. Assist and participate in activities designed to enhance physical, social, and emotional well-being of consumers and participants, and ensuring a safe environment to do so.
4. Recording everyday support by way of shift reports and progress notes or incident reports.
5. Provide advice to the participants and consumers about nutrition, food storage and hygiene.
6. Facilitate cooperative behavior amongst participants and consumers.
7. Communicate appropriately with participants, consumers and colleagues to ensure positive outcomes.
8. Participate in safety procedures for direct personal care work to maintain a safe working environment and ensure WHS regulations are adhered to.
9. Ensure the policies and procedures of the Council are adhered to and all resources effectively deployed.

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