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Personal Support Worker


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Hey You!

Here at genU we're a group of passionate, driven people who want everyone’s lives to be happier and healthier, especially people with disabilities, the ageing and those experiencing disadvantage. We operate solely for community benefit and invest back into the same communities in which our services are delivered.

With over 3000 staff across 200 national locations, a strong history of committed leadership and values driving growth, we invite you to bring your professional skills and passion to our motivated team.

We have great work life balance and flexibility - choose your own hours around study, caring and other important life commitments, ideally working a minimum of 20 hours per week anytime across our 24/7 operations.

About the role

If you are passionate about supporting your local community, we would love to ear from you! We are looking for staff to work as personal support workers on a part-time basis in Warrnambool.

You will assist people with a disability in various aspects of their daily life including personal care, independent living skills, social and community activities. As a Personal Support Worker you will:

  • Assist clients in undertaking a range of activities of daily living including personal and self-care, food preparation, eating, dressing and maintenance of personal hygiene, domestic duties and other tasks as directed.
  • Undertake the support role with respect and acknowledgement of the person’s’ abilities and strengths.
  • Provide clients with opportunities for personal growth and skill development in line with Support Plans and directions from the coordination team
  • Perform personal support work with professional integrity and ensure privacy and confidentiality of client information

About You

  • Willingness to undertake a Certificate III or higher in Individual Support/Disability;
  • A current driver’s license, comprehensive insurance and a reliable registered motor vehicle;
  • Basic computer skills and a mobile phone;
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check or willingness to obtain
  • Must have or be willing to complete the NDIS Worker Orientation Module 'Quality, Safety and You'
  • Current Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain
  • Level 2 First Aid & CPR (with at least 6 month currency) or willingness to obtain;
  • Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Victorian-based workers to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement. 

In case you don't have all the above criteria to progress, please get in touch with us anyway to discuss your situation. We understand that in some cases the right person for a job is based in your qualities and skills and not only qualifications.

genU requires all employees, contractors, volunteers, and work-placement students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Benefits & Culture

genU welcomes diversity, including diversity of race, culture, spirituality, gender, age, identity, ability and sexuality. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all and living the values of genU each and every day. genU staff have access to a range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:

  • Quality Care Focused Environment: Create 1:1 relationships whilst supporting our clients within their own homes and communities.
  • Investment in You: In addition to a Comprehensive Induction Program & Ongoing Professional Development, genU is committed to providing opportunities for career progression. You will have access to a range of accredited training modules, staff mentoring programs and our internal job vacancies.  
  • Commitment to Staff Health & Wellbeing: 24/7 access to an innovative, holistic employee assistance program that supports your emotional, mental, financial, and physical health. 
  • Ongoing, Secure, Part Time Opportunity: Inclusive of a generous hourly rate plus after hours and weekend penalties, with the option to increase your take home pay with Salary Packaging.

Please click here for a copy of the position description outlining full details of this role.

genU is committed to providing accessible, inclusive and equitable recruitment processes for all candidates. For further details about the role of if you would like to discuss reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process please contact Tanya Knowles on 0438 617 307 or at tanya.knowles@genu.org.au

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Job details
Date posted
3 May 2022
Social Work & Community Services
Aged & Disability Support
$50k ~ $61k
Contract type
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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