Advanced Disability Support Worker X 4 Positions

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.

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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.

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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 Region ALL
Reference: VG/DHHS/OPR/370978
Closing Date: 24-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $55,940 - $74,525
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DDSO2A - Aberdeen Drive Wodonga OGFT 370978 Jan 2019 PD.doc (Word, 979KB)
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Contact: Jane Cash
Ph 02 6055 7897

Position Details

Advanced Disability Support Worker x 4 positions

Position number DHHS/EED/370978  -  Grade:- DDSO2/DDSO2A

Status:- Ongoing - full time (76.0 hours per fortnight)

 Location:- Aberdeen Drive Wodonga

                   Beechworth Road Wodonga

                   Waratah Way Respite Wodonga

                   Rowan Street Wangaratta

Salary:- DDSO2:- $57,970 to $60,574  plus super

              DDSO2A:-$55,940  to $74,525 plus super


As an Advanced Disability Support Workers you will provide support and information for people with disabilities, across their lifecycle and in all domains of life, to enable access to a quality life with dignity, respect and social inclusion in the least restrictive environment. Support workers at this level work in group homes, respite, residential facilities and the community providing outreach services and in service support roles including intake/response and case management.

 Are you

 Interested in a career where you can make a difference?

  • Empathetic and understanding of the needs of people?
  • Willing to support and advocate for people with a disability?

For further information please contact Jane Cash ph 02 6055 7897

Please quote position number DHHS/OPR/370978

Applications close Monday 28th January 2019

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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