Community Support Worker JVR 979 LAN
Working as part of a team you will help young people with autism spectrum disorders, mental health issues, personality disorders and dual disabilities to become more independent and active within the community.
Experience and energy will be fundamental to improving the quality of life and opportunities available to people using this service, as will flexibility and strong communication skills.
It is essential to have:
- First Aid Certification
- Current South Australian Driver's Licence (or equivalent)
- Satisfactory DCSI Child-Related Employment Clearance
It is desirable to have:
- Certificate IV in Mental Health or Youth Work (preferable)
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Whilst it is not essential, this role ideally suits a psychology student with an understanding of supporting people with a disability, particularly behaviours of concern, to learn life skills to be able to live independently.
You must be available to work outside of ordinary business hours.
Please apply through Seek at this link
http://www.seek.com.au/job/27996876?pos=1&type=standout, forwading your resume and written application which addresses the Position Description.
Shift penalties and exceptional PBI salary packaging benefits are offered.
Important information for Cara job applicants
Please note that from 1 July 2014 anyone working in the government provided disability services sector or an organisation funded under the Disability Services Act 1993 is required to have completed a relevant criminal history assessment through the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) for the purposes of assessing whether a person poses a risk of harm to people with disability. The assessment can be no longer than three years ago.