Disability Support Worker in Perth’s Western Suburbs

Do you love to work with people with a disability, helping them get a better quality of life?

Would you like a challenging and rewarding role that makes a huge difference and is different every day?

Location:  Floreat area of Perth

Worktype:  Casual

Rate:  ranging from $26 – $46 per hour

The Role:

We have a female disability client requiring high care supports. Platinum Healthcare has been providing support to her and her family for almost 12 years. Your duties will include bathing, dressing, feeding, bowel management, hoisting and social support. Services available are early morning, day-time and early evening and some of these require you to work in tandem with a second support worker.

The ideal candidates are willing and able to work flexibly and are available to work across all hours, including early starts. There is also opportunity for ongoing work with other regular clients for the right individual.

For this role we require experienced female support workers and you will need to have a manual drivers licence preferably with experience driving a disability van.

Requirements for Support Worker:

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with an exceptional service so we’re looking for enthusiastic and qualified staff who can demonstrate:

  • A genuine passion for making a difference in someone’s life
  • A client/customer focused approach to exceptional service delivery
  • That they enjoy communicating with a variety of people and are a good listener
  • That they have an excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • Flexibility in desired work hours and wanting to work at least 10 hours per week
  • Creativity along with a warm, friendly, positive attitude to work and life
  • A high level of organisational skills and good attention to detail
  • The capacity to adapt to a variety of situations and work as part of a motivated team
  • Good personal presentation

Minimum qualifications, certificates and experience for Support Worker:

You are also required to have:

  • Current First Aid certificate
  • National Police Clearance
  • Working With Children Check
  • Current Manual Handling certificate
  • Hand Hygiene certificate
  • Medication competency
  • Current Manual Drivers Licence and a roadworthy vehicle that is registered and insured
  • Confidence and competence in driving on all Perth roads
  • Previous paid employment in aged or disability care

Lastly, an appropriate Cert III qualification or healthcare studies in a relevant field, while not essential, will be highly regarded.

If this describes you as an experienced Support Worker/CAREgiver:

then join our team of Support Workers and perform a much needed and important job. You’ll be a care worker or CAREgiver providing aged care, disability care and home care services that support the elderly, the sick or injured and the disabled with day to day assistance so that they can remain in the comfort of their own home. Simply click “SUBMIT RESUME” and please remember to include a covering letter, addressing the criteria along with your resume.

Please note, due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.