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Disability Support Worker - Penrith

Job No: Nextt59104
Location: Penrith

Nextt is a leading provider of programs and supports for people with autism, cognitive disabilities, mental health and dementia. Our expert team of carers are able to offer comprehensive disability services in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. And, with 50 years of care experience, we have become a critical part of the community for many people over many years.

Positions are available for disability support workers in the Penrith & Nepean area of Sydney`s Western Suburbs. 

The Role:

Nextt offers variety and choice with shifts that include self care support, domestic assistance, transport assistance, community access, and respite.  Collaboration and a creative approach are encouraged so that participants reach their goals and workers have the opportunity to contribute to the development of programs.

Skill and capacity building is the focus of the work.  Some participants just need some support to gain independence and move closer to their dreams. The participant group includes all ages and circumstances so new workers can grow and learn. Some programs support young people transitioning from school to work as well as children and older people on the autism spectrum.

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.

 Essential Criteria:

  • A relevant qualifications or currently studying  
  • 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
  • Passion and commitment to provide services for those with a disability or mental illness
  • Mobile phone with internet access
  • The right to work in Australia

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Support Worker who is passionate about providing care to elderly people in the community and who aligns with our values of acting with integrity and being committed and responsive.

If you meet the above criteria, please APPLY NOW!  

The Nextt Group of Companies values diversity and is an equal opportunity Employer

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