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Support Worker - Craigieburn

7am-9am Monday to Friday OR 4pm-8pm on Tuesdays and Fridays

We are looking for compassionate and motivated female carers to support our fantastic client in Craigieburn, Melbourne VIC.


Shifts available: 7am-9am Monday to Friday OR 4pm-8pm on Tuesdays and Fridays. 


This opportunity would be best suited to: 

  • Someone who holds a Certificate in Disability Support with at least experience. 

  • A person studying Nursing or Occupational Therapy with a few years’ experience in the disability sector. 

People who do not hold the above qualifications but have lived experience of supporting someone living with a disability are also encouraged to apply.

 

What skillset do you need for this opportunity?

  • The ability to fully support our client with personal care utilising your mobility equipment and transfer experience. 

  • Experience with PEG feeding and suctioning.

  • Experience with non-verbal communication strategies and use of PODD.

  • Experience with epilepsy and asthma management.


If successful, you will complete online training and hands-on training to ensure you will be able to provide one on one support to our client.


Who is CPSN?

We are a passionate and driven disability service provider!


The Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN) provides support, information and services to people with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities. We empower people to achieve their goals and use a person-centred approach in everything we do.


What is “Support Work” at CPSN?

Support Work is about working alongside your client(s) to achieve goals and outcomes.


At CPSN, we work collaboratively with our support workers and clients to create great teams that work flexibly and together.


You will usually work with one (or two) clients, and develop a great, trusting and professional relationship with them and the team around you. We don't “ship” you around!


Your hours of work might vary, and we (and our clients) do our best to work with you so everyone is happy.


We will train you in any and all the areas you need - we have amazing online and face-to-face training options to make sure you and our clients are safe and comfortable.


What WE can do for YOU 

We recognise our staff do amazing things and we are committed to giving back


We can offer you:


  • An excellent work-life balance with flexibility to contribute to your own roster

  • A health & well-being program that is delivered for you with your input

  • An innovative and passionate team, including driven leaders to support your development

  • Real experience delivering a unique support model in the disability services sector

  • On-the-job training relevant and specific to your client as well as online learning programs

  • Access to experts in CP

  • Opportunities to learn and develop



How you can join our awesome team

We are values-focused - so to join CPSN you need to be passionate, person-centred and driven to make a difference.


CPSN has a range of training and development, both online and on-the-job. We will support you. You don't need formal qualifications, but if you have them, that's great!


To be successful you need to have:


  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

  • Working with Children Check (if you work with U18s)

  • Current First Aid and CPR

  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module

  • 2 work related references


At CPSN, we know we are at our best when our team represents the communities we serve. We are proud of our commitment to providing a supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTIQA+ community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


Employment with CPSN is subject to pre-employment safety screening detailed above and Reference Checks. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. CPSN is an equal-opportunity employer.

Why work 
with CPSN?

Distance Learning

ONGOING TRAINING

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SALARY PACKAGING

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