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Support Worker | Port Macquarie | Community Services

LocationPort Macquarie, NSW 2444
Work TypeCasual
Positions15 Positions
Job no: 4RBNX
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  • Grow or kick start your career with us
  • Opportunity to gain a nationally recognized qualification through Aruma RTO

Support Workers

Port Macquarie Community Services

About Us:

At Aruma, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. Our mission is to defend human rights and create a world where every individual is treated with dignity and respect. We're committed to building a team that reflects the rich tapestry of humanity.

People love to work at Aruma because they get the satisfaction of knowing they are Supporting people to live a great life, the life they want, the life they choose. Aruma is BRAVE. That's what makes us a trailblazer, being part of our team means you need to meet our BRAVE behaviours (Bold, Respectful, Authentic, Value Teamwork, Excellent).

About the Role

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and compassionate Support Worker to join our team. As a Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing personalised care and support tailored to their unique needs and goals. Your dedication and commitment will contribute significantly to creating a more inclusive and compassionate society.

Our Community Services include Day Programs and one to one supports for community access. Shifts run from 9am to 5pm on weekdays with some weekend work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support customers to achieve goals and wellbeing individually or in groups, in their home, the community, an Aruma hub or an overnight respite house.
  • Work in an exciting, fast paced, and flexible environment. No two days are the same!
  • Support customers to grow, develop new skills, access hobbies and interests, participate in the community and promote inclusion.
  • Assisting clients in their daily living activities, such as personal care, mobility, and skill development.
  • Provide Person – centred active support to encourage independence and help customers meet their goals and choices.
  • Encouraging independence and empowering customers to achieve their personal goals.
  • Advocating for the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Ensure a safe environment for customers, colleagues, and yourself.

Benefits of working with Aruma!

  • Salary Packaging: Access to NFP salary packaging up to $15,900 for living expenses and additional $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses each year tax free.
  • Fitness Passport: Access to subsidised Gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program: Free confidential service including Money Assist, Legal Assist, Family Assist and Nutrition/Lifestyle Assist.
  • Training: Opportunity for accredited training through our RTO
  • Discounted Health Insurance: Access to a range of discounted health and wellness services through Bupa.
  • Recognition & Rewards: Recognition for your hard work through BRAVE Reviews and our annual BRAVE Awards night
  • Job Satisfaction: Through making a real difference in peoples’ lives within a values-driven organisation.

About You:

  • Passionate about human rights and creating positive change.
  • Empathetic and compassionate, with a keen understanding of diverse experiences.
  • Excellent communication skills to be the voice that resonates with others and more importantly, the ability to listen to understand customer needs.
  • Enthusiastic team player, eager to collaborate and inspire and embed good practice.
  • Hold current or willingness to obtain relevant regulatory requirements (as per role and/or State).
  • Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply! Your valuable insights will enrich our advocacy efforts and foster a more inclusive world.

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Please contact talent@aruma.com.au if you require further information.

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment probity checks. We will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.