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Disability Support Worker

Job No: Nextt52918
Location: Melbourne

Nextt Support Workers Get More Out of Life!

 Nextt is a leading provider of programs that support people with autism, cognitive disabilities and physical disabilities.    Our workforce is a diverse and talented team of dedicated professionals who support each other to deliver services focusing on individuals with complex behavioural challenges as well as physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities and mental illness.

 Nextt participants get more out of life and so do our workers!

Nextt is experiencing a period of rapid growth, mainly in the Northern and Eastern Suburbs, as many customers, delighted with our services are recommending Nextt as an organisation that works hard to match participants thoughtfully with workers who will understand their goals and support them to reach each milestone.

Nextt recruitment focus, is to strengthen our team with workers experienced in supporting people with complex autism and those with behaviours of concern. Programs are designed and monitored by behavioural specialists with ongoing training to ensure success, satisfaction and a safe work environment. If you are interested in becoming part of a collaborative team where ideas are shared to achieve the best results, this may be for you.   

Current programs enable us to offer ongoing casual work with a variety of different shifts. The hours of work vary and include weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts as well as overnight hours.  Penalty rates apply on weekends, Public Holidays and after 8 pm.  This is an opportunity to work with other professionals, learn and advance your career.

We aim to match you with the participants you will work best with.  We are interested in you as an individual as well as the skills and experiences on your resume.  So, if you are a rock climber, a music lover, a crafter, a gardener a homemaker or all of those things, your skills, as well as your work experience are highly valued.    

  Please consider joining the team at Nextt if you would like to be part of a professional and committed group where respect and consideration fosters positive results for both support workers and participants. Tell us about yourself, your skills, interests and aspirations, not just your work history. 

As well as your courage and commitment, you will need the following to join our team.

  • A relevant qualification or currently studying 
  • Experience supporting individuals with complex behavioural issues
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Clear National Police check issued within the last 12 months
  • Working with Children Check
  • Valid Australian drivers licence and reliable transport
  • Maturity and the strength to put personal emotions aside to provide support
  • Commitment to following guidelines and instructions
  • Mobile phone with internet access
  • The right to work in Australia

Thank you for reading this advertisement.  Please send your resume with a short cover letter to tell us about you, the individual and your skills, talents and aspirations. 

 

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