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Disability Support Specialist

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Are you a disability support worker in the Hunter region? Become a Disability Support Specialist with SIRV, and reach your true potential!


Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

Ongoing professional development opportunities.

Supportive and collaborative team environment.

Opportunities for career advancement within a growing organization.

Employee assistance program for personal and professional well-being.

Easy to use rostering software

About Us:

We pride ourselves on delivering person-centered, high-quality support that enables our clients to lead fulfilling and independent lives. As we continue to expand our team, we are seeking dedicated and compassionate Disability Support Workers to join us in making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Position Overview:

As a Disability Support Specialist at SIRV, you will be responsible for providing support to individuals with disabilities under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). You will work collaboratively with clients, their families, and a multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of personalized and goal-oriented services. This role involves assisting clients with daily living tasks, promoting community participation, and fostering a supportive and inclusive environment. If you are passionate and want to genuinely help your community, this job is for you!

Key Responsibilities:

Assist clients with personal care, including hygiene, dressing, and grooming.

Support individuals in developing and achieving their NDIS goals.

Facilitate community participation and social inclusion activities.

Provide emotional support and companionship to clients.

Collaborate with healthcare professionals and family members to create and implement individualized care plans.

Document and maintain accurate records of client progress and activities.

Participate in regular team meetings and training sessions.


Certificate III or IV in Disability Support or a related field desirable

Previous experience working as a Disability Support Worker, particularly under the NDIS framework.

Strong understanding of person-centered care and the NDIS Code of Conduct.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Current First Aid and CPR certifications.

National Police Check and Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain).

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities and meet the requirements for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

SIRV is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals with disabilities to apply and welcome diversity in our workplace.

We look forward to welcoming the newest member to our dedicated team of Disability Support Workers!

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