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Disability Support Worker (Casual) 
 

Make a Difference and Create Opportunities

Community First Step (CFS)! Community First Step (CFS) is offering exciting positions for motivated and experienced Disability Support Workers.

 

CFS is a growing organisation that provides children, youth and family services in the form of community development, case work, psychosocial and educational programs, disability services and children's services based in the South-West Sydney.
 

With a history that spans over 50 years, our purpose is empowering the people of South-West Sydney to overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth by delivering inclusive and innovative services and supporting capacity building.

About this opportunity:
 

This role requires proactive, driven, and innovative people with experience in Disability and / or Community Services sectors. You will be someone who is willing to adapt and be flexible to ensure your role has maximum impact within CFS.

Reporting to the Head of Disability Services you will be responsible for providing person-centred support to people with disabilities; support aimed at maximising living, social and recreational skills of people with a disability and focusing on ensuring community inclusion, independence, decision making, personal choice and that CFS clients’ individual needs are met.


About you:

You will bring to this role a background in the disability or community services sectors and the following attributes and skills:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in the Disability or Community sectors and relevant qualifications.

  • Knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality Standards and Principles.

  • A current NDIS Worker Screening Check.

  • Valid Working with Children Check.

  • Excellent communication skills with the capacity to work with culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

  • The ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Ability to implement NDIS client plans.

  • Experience working with challenging behaviours, providing personal care and undertaking domestic duties.

These are casual positions under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Industry Award, commencing at Level 1, Pay Point 3, $32.73 per hour plus super, where applicable. As a not-for-profit, CFS also offers alary packaging.

Applicants must include a cover letter addressing the role specifications listed above and a current resume. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Please note that we will review applications regularly so don’t delay in applying! For a copy of the Position Description and information about this role email hr@cfs.asn.au
 

Community First Step welcomes everyone, irrespective of their ethnicity, faith or gender identity. We are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination.

CFS Positions are subject to a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Screening Check (NDISWC and a Working With Children Check (WWCC).

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