Disability Support Worker - Casual/Ongoing

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO1/DDSO1Q
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/34051403/H
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $45,932 - $56,240
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD DDSO1-1Q Disability Support Worker -Sept 2018 .pdf (PDF, 287KB)

Timelines and FAQ Oct 2018 version 2.pdf (PDF, 330KB)

Timelines and FAQ Oct 2018 version 2.pdf (PDF, 330KB)

PD DDSO1-1Q Disability Support Worker -Sept 2018 .pdf (PDF, 287KB)

PD Preview: Preview unavailable for this role
Contact: 9843 6036

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Multiple 

Office Location(s):
 East Divsion 

Position Summary:


We have exciting casual and ongoing opportunities available as a Disability Development Support Worker where you will directly support the wellbeing of people with a disability and provide a range of support services including personal care, health and community experiences empowering them to live a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion.                                                                                          We can offer you great people to work with, comprehensive orientation and  induction programs, work-life balance (casual, part or full time roles), challenging and inspiring work environments and continuous learning and career advancement opportunities.

 This is your chance to get an excellent grounding in Disability Services. If you are someone who loves to work with people, has a positive attitude and an ability to adapt to different situations, we want to hear from you!



How to Apply:

Applicants are  to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume and complete the online questionnaire..

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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