Disability Support Worker

DSW and Client walking

All applicants are asked to address the position description and guide to applying for a role with HCO when applying for this position.

These positions are casual positions initially and paid at Award Level 2 “Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010”.

Successful applicants will enjoy full salary sacrifice options (increase your take home pay) and the opportunity to undertake further training.

About the DSW position:

HCO requires the services of experienced Level 2 Disability Support Workers to support our growing number of Clients within our Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu locations and who are:

  • experienced in working with people with dual disabilities and challenging behaviours
  • experienced in working with people with Acquired Brain Injury
  • reliable, flexible and responsive to the needs of the Client
  • available to work up to 25-30 hrs a week with flexible shifts over a seven-day period which will include weekdays, weekends, overnight passive and active night shifts
  • Strong knowledge of the Adelaide Hills/Fleurieu area and able to work short shifts, split shifts and/or at short notice where required.

The successful DSW applicant requires a:

  • qualification at Certificate level 3 or higher in Disability or Community Services
  • minimum of twelve months experience working in the Disability or Human Services sector, specifically with dual disability, challenging behaviours and Acquired Brain Injury
  • current Senior First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • current valid driver’s licence.
  • current RDNS Health Support Training certificate
  • current Manual Handling certificate with use of lifters included
  • completed NDIS Worker Orientation Module certificate
  • current DHS Child Related Employment Screening and NDIS Worker Screening
  • commitment to a person-centred approach and engagement in active support.