• Casual
  • Whyalla

Orana Australia Limited

About Us:

Orana has played a vital role in supporting South Australians with disability for over 70 years. We deliver independent living support, employment, housing, training, short term accommodation, skill development programs and life skills support to over 650 South Australians with disability.

Work for an organisation that:

  • Offers an attractive hourly rate, plus super, plus salary sacrifice!
  • Provides opportunities for professional development and career opportunities.
  • Gives back to the community and makes a difference to lives of people with disability.
  • Recognises staff who go above and beyond.

About the Role:

We are looking for experienced Client Coaches (Support Workers) to enhance the lives of our clients in Whyalla. You will work with both children and adults with varying disability. In Whyalla we provide in home support, respite services, and support our clients with range of activities and community events. You will provide exceptional care and ensure they have the best life possible, and no day will be the same.

About You:

Our ideal candidates will be flexible, adaptable, and available to work across a 24 hour, 7-day weekly casual roster, including active and passive nights.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a fast learner with sound computer skills and the ability to learn various software programs.

You will be required to work independently and as part of a team and will receive continuous support and guidance from your Service Manager.

Core Responsibilities:  

  • Assist clients with personal care and daily living duties.
  • Transport clients to and from appointments as required.
  • Assist clients to work towards their personal goals.
  • Support clients with their financial needs and documentation.
  • Transport and support clients with community activities of their choice.
  • Administer medication and assist with medical appointments.
  • Document daily case notes and report all incidents that occur.
  • Work closely with the Service Manager, Clients, and Medical Professionals.
  • Undertake regular mandatory training courses as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience working with people with disability would be ideal.
  • Hold a Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.
  • Hold a current certification in First Aid, CPR and Manual Handling.
  • Hold a current NDIS Worker Check or DHS Disability screening.
  • Hold a current DHS – Working with Children Check.
  • Hold a current National Police Clearance.
  • A current driver’s licence and your own vehicle.
  • Ability to use a tablet and various computer programs.
  • Possess a high level or care and empathy for people with disability.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • An effective team player and able to work autonomously.
  • Work collaboratively with family and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide flexibility and availability to work across a 7-day roster including active and passive nights.

Please note: All applicants must have received all mandated doses by SA Health of the Covid-19 vaccinations, including a Booster and must be able to provide a My Gov certificate for evidence of this to sight. 

How to Apply:

If your values and career aspirations align and you want to join a fun, rewarding and diverse organisation, then we look forward to receiving your application!

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

No recruitment agencies please. 

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.