Current Vacancies

 

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Disability Support Worker

Work Type: Part Time/Casual

Location: Melbourne

We are looking for Disability Support Workers with initiative, self-motivation and confidence, who are resilient and who wish to make a difference in the lives of the people we support. Applicants should have relevant experience and a good understanding of disability or health.

As a team-player, you will liaise with the people we support, their families and carers, and you will use your initiative and self-motivation to contribute to personal plans, demonstrating your person-centred approach to service delivery.

To be successful in this role you will need:

·        A current Australian drivers licence (essential)

·        A willingness and passion to make a difference to the people we support

·        Certificate IV in Disability Work and/or related qualification or disability work experience

·        Current Provide First Aid Certificate and CPR (within 12 months)

·        Recent certification in medication administration and manual handling is desirable

If you think this is the position for you, please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@ableaustralia.org.au

All applicants must have complete working rights to work in Australia.

Able Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deafblind Project Officer

15.2 FTE 12 month contract 
Location: South Australia
 
The Project Officer is responsible for leading the Deafblind Employability Project, an initiative funded by an NDIS ILC economic participation grant. The successful applicant will facilitate the one-year project focusing on increasing individual capacity in people with deafblindness and delivering high quality deafblind awareness training. The applicant will increase deafblind awareness in the local business community and with potential employers. The person will facilitate the development of deafblind people’s professional networks and will possess outstanding communication skills to enhance and form partnerships. The person will work with organisations and deafblind communities in the provision of an ongoing deafblind services program in South Australia. This is an opportunity not to be missed, to become an integral part of the growth of Deafblind Services in South Australia. Reports To the Project manager / Deafblind Consultant, Centre of Excellence – Deafblind

Please see the position description attached.

Applications close 30th September, 2019. Please send your resume and cover letter to Carla.Anderson@ableaustralia.org.au 

Deafblind Communication Guide

Work Type: Casual
Location: Camberwell, Victoria (travelling across metropolitan Melbourne)

Able Australia Services is looking for enthusiastic, Comm Guides who are available to work:

Monday – Sunday – must be available minimum 3 days Monday – Friday

Bring your sound experience, positive attitude and empathy to this very rewarding and unique role assisting the people we support.

Auslan skills are mandatory – (Diploma or studying towards Diploma)

Applications must address the selection criteria as per the position description which can be obtained on click  along with a cover letter and resume. 

Please call Bec on 03 9046 0556 for enquiries and address your cover letter and resume for these positions to the attention of Bec Swansson – Deafblind Communications Coordinator Bec.Swansson@ableaustralia.org.au  

Applicants must be Australian Citizens or have an Australian working Visa.

Able Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.