Christmas Casuals – Disability Support Worker

Kirinari Community Services have positions available in the Narrabri region for Entry level or Experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team for the upcoming holiday season. The Christmas period is a busy time for all and as our customers and services grow, we are looking for applicants to commence immediately.Christmas is always a fun and special time of year for our customers. If you are passionate about care and would like to join our dedicated team across the Christmas period, this could be the perfect seasonal position for you!This is a fantastic opportunity to commence as a Casual for the Christmas period and potentially secure permanent employment with Kirinari.Kirinari is a dynamic, expanding provider that delivers high quality services in NSW and Victoria. Our business is growing at a rapid rate providing services to National Disability Insurance Scheme customers. We employ over 1000 staff and provide a fun and proactive team environment with significant job satisfaction.About the PositionWe are looking for supportive, reliable and highly motivated Disability Support Workers to assist our customers to increase and maintain independence.Our DSW's are responsible for the day to day support of our customers, this ranges from support within our shared accommodation, domestic and personal assistance services as well as accessing the community. This position is working in our supported independent living accommodation (SIL/Group Homes). RequirementsLived in or paid experience across a range of support services including challenging behaviours (not essential)Passion for supporting others to reach individual goals through a high-level person-centered approachAbility and willingness to work shift work, regular sleepovers, weekends and public and/or school holidays with significant availabilityResilience, self-confidence and willingness to engage clients with various backgrounds and needsStrong communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with clients to actively support individual needsAbility to obtain the NDIS Workers Screen Check prior to commencementNSW Working With Children Check before commencementCurrent Driver's LicenseBasic IT skillsSmart PhoneA mandatory requirement of this position is that all staff working in this position must have received their first Covid vaccination by 25th October 2021 and second by 29th November 2021 or hold a medical contraindication certificate from a medical practitioner as per the NSW public health order.To be eligible to apply, you must provide evidence of your COVID vaccination status. Failure to do so will result in your application not proceeding.Whilst we respect the rights of all applicants to make an informed choice regarding vaccination, we ask that you fully consider the mandatory requirements of this position before applying.What’s on offer?A fun and supportive working environmentOpportunity to increase income through extra hours, overnight shifts, weekend work and public holiday penalty ratesSalary packaging available (FT and PT employees)Annual Leave up to 5 weeks with Annual Leave Loading of 17.5%Learning and development opportunitiesInduction and orientation programRewarding career pathways with opportunities for further growthFlexible work-life balanceCome join us!As a Support Worker with Kirinari you will become a valued part of a dedicated and passionate team, who believe in providing outstanding service to clients in need. If you enjoy working in a supportive team environment, passionate about improving the wellbeing of customers and want to make a positive difference in people's lives, please apply today!To join our vibrant teams please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your availability, suitability for the position and relevant qualifications.Applications close 5pm, Friday 19 November 2021. Due to the high volume of applications, the recruitment process will commence before the closing date.You must have the right to live and work in Australia.  29 AUD Narrabri 2390