Disability Support Worker – North West

St Giles is a proudly Tasmanian run not for profit organisation that has been serving the community for over 85 years. Our teams are dedicated to providing the very best service statewide.

Based in the Northwest, St Giles are currently seeking individuals with a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Individuals that align with our values and mission to “Enable People to Thrive”.

If you are a passionate and empathetic individual who wants to provide participants with high quality supports to enhance their everyday lives, we would love to hear from you.

As a Disability Support Worker you will:

Work within the community and/or our Support Independent living properties to assist with individual needs and support of our participants which may include:

  • Personal care, including personal hygiene and toileting
  • Meal Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Manual Handling
  • Community and Social participation
  • Transport
  • Capacity building and assistance to achieve personal goals
  • Domestic duties such as household cleaning, vacuuming, laundry etc.
  • Maintain meaningful communication using participants preferred communication methods You will also be required to complete administrative tasks which may include:
  • Documenting shift notes and communication
  • Responding to emails and written correspondence
  • Completing incident reports

To view the full range of tasks, levels of responsibility and selection criteria, please refer to the Position Description

What we need from you

  • Drivers Licence and an insured, reliable motor vehicle
  • National Police Check
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons check (child- related activity and NDIS Screening Tool)
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to work across a seven day roster including morning, afternoon, evening, sleepover, and active nights
  • Experience in the Disability sector will be considered favourably
  • Successful applicants will be required to undertake a medical assessment before commencement

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary with Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program benefit for you & your family.
  • Corporate health insurance discount
  • Positive Workplace Culture

How to Apply

Please apply through our TechOne portal by using this link

We require all applications to include the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional documentation addressing the selection criteria (approximately 2 pages)

This position is for immediate commencement and applications will be assessed upon receipt. All positions will commence on a casual basis and may convert to permanent upon a successful probation period.

For any enquires please email recruitment@stgiles.org.au or call Jasmine Johns on 6345 7399.