Disability Support Workers

Applications have closed

At McCallum, we work with people to create a life that works for them. 

About the role

We currently have rewarding opportunities available to join our pool of casual support workers across our programs in Ballarat.  If you are a person who is passionate about supporting people with a disability and helping them achieve their goals in life we would like to hear from you!

To support a COVIDsafe work environment, we are only able to consider applications from people who are not working in secondary employment.  This is because we have a protocol of limiting social contact to support the safety of our residents and other employees.  To be successful in this role, you will also need to demonstrate that you understand what it means to practice supports safely in this COVID-19 environment

We are looking for individuals who:

Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills, including good listening skills
Take accountability and can be trusted to work autonomously or as part of a team
Are available to work flexible hours including sleep overs and weekends on occasion
Are creative and pro-active with regards to how you provide support, always striving to improve experiences
Understand and champion positive behaviour support practices
Experience supporting complex medical needs also highly desirable
Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will ideally have:

Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate
Certificate IV in Disability/Community Services (preferred) or relevant industry experience
A valid Victorian Drivers License
Opportunities are available in our Accommodation and Lifestyle Options programs in Ballarat.

About us

McCallum has a proud history of providing integrated disability services in the Ballarat & St Arnaud Communities of over 60 years.  We have a vision of being recognised by customers as the eminent, integrated disability service provider that continually enriches lives.  We do this by living our values:  We do what is right, succeeding by working together and taking responsibility for our actions.  We value everyone’s unique contribution and enable and empower each other to be able to achieve.  To work with us, you will need to live these values too.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position please head over to our careers page at www.mccallum.org.au/careers and submit the following:

Your resume
A cover letter that outlines why you want to work for us and why you are suitable for the position.
You will also find a copy of the position description on the site.

At McCallum we support a culture where individuals of any background feel included and confident bringing their whole selves to work.  We aim to foster talent and empower our staff.

Please be advised that the successful applicant must complete a National Police Check and a DWES Review.

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