Advanced Disability Support Worker, Disability Accommodation Services

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO2A
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/DHHS/ED/363793
Closing Date: 20-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $55,940 - $74,525
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD DDSO2A Alexandra November 2018.doc (Word, 213KB)

PD DDSO2A Alexandra November 2018.pdf (PDF, 407KB)

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Contact: Simone Reeves
03 5832 1504

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

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Position Summary:

The Advanced Disability Support Worker role involves supporting people with a disability living in group homes, other residential services or the community.  This support encourages a person's participation and choice, enabling involvement at home and with the community irrespective of their ability.

 The Advanced Disability Support Worker role is a leadership role which supports the House Supervisor and team of staff in the day to day running of the group home.

 The Advanced Diploma in Disability or equivalent is the mandatory qualification for the position.

Are you

  • Energetic and enjoy working in complex environments?
  • Interested in a rewarding career where you can make a difference and where there are opportunities for advancement?
  • Excited about supporting people with disabilities in their home and in the community?
  • Interested in supporting children with disabilities

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

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:

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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