Disability Support Worker

The Department of Health and Human Servicesᅠdevelops 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 hey 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.

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.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: DDSO1/DDSO1Q
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/032017
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $43,085 - $52,755
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Flow Chart 032017.doc (Word, 35KB)
Job Specification

32017 DDSO1Q Disability Support Worker PD.doc (Word, 904KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Daniela LoBello 9301 0663 (casual employment)
Montana Tancredi 9479 0327 (ongoing employment)

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Ongoing and Casual positions

Office Location(s):
 North metro melbourne areas

Please note: Group interviews and Info session will be held on Wednesday 5th April 2017

Successful candidates will then be invited to a Panel Interview on Friday 7th April 2017

Please keep these days free as attendance is mandatory

Position Summary:

Disability Accommodation Services - as a Disability Support Worker, you will help people with a disability achieve their personal goals and aspirations. Assisting client’s to actively participate within their local communities, you will directly support the wellbeing of your clients through understanding their needs, preferences and interests. Providing a range of support services including personal care, health, exercise and community experiences, you will enable your clients to live a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Included in this online application is a detailed questionnaire that must be completed.
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 view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

The Department of Health and Human Services has undergone a merger. Please note, as an interim measure, for further information please review both websites: www.dhs.vic.gov and www.health.vic.gov.au

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