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Seeking extraordinary Disability Support Workers to support clients in the comfort of their homes in St Kilda, Brighton, Black Rock, Clayton and more!
Join Our Extraordinary Team as a Disability Support Worker!

Are you an extraordinary individual with a passion for providing quality in-home care services? We have an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of our extraordinary clients in Melbourne's Bayside suburbs. From St Kilda to Beaumaris, Moorabbin to Brighton, Clayton to Springvale, Bentleigh to Oakleigh, Sandringham to Black Rock and more!

About the Role
As a Disability Support Worker, you'll be providing tailored care services to our clients, ensuring their comfort and independence. From personal care and mobility assistance to social support and community access, your role will encompass a range of services. You'll be the listening ear, the caring presence, and the emotional support our clients need. Additionally, you'll assist with domestic tasks and... help maintain relationships and goals.

What We're Looking For
We're in search of individuals who bring:
• A background in aged care, disability support, or home and community care preferred.
• A qualification in Aged Care, Disability Support, Individual Support, or Nursing.
• A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.
• Current First Aid and CPR certificates.
• NDIS Worker Screening Check or a willingness to obtain one.
• The ability to work various shifts in different locations.
What's in It for You?
We truly appreciate our amazing staff and the incredible work they do. In addition to the rewarding feeling of making a positive impact, you'll have access to attractive benefits, including:
• Warm Welcome: Paid introduction to the team on your first day.
• Flexibility: Rosters tailored to fit your lifestyle.
• Professional Growth: Ongoing training and development opportunities.
• Supportive Team: A service-oriented team available 24/7.
• Recognition: Exciting reward and recognition programs.
• Wellness: Health and wellbeing initiatives, including an Employee Assistance Program.
• Community: Fun social events with your team.
• Quality Gear: Prestige uniform, badges, and PPE provided.
• Convenience: Easy access to shift information via a mobile app.
Curious to Learn More?
Hear firsthand from one of our fantastic carers, Sarah, as she shares a glimpse into her day working at Prestige:

"My role as a Disability Support Worker begins at around 8 or 9 AM. I start by visiting my first client of the day and assisting them in getting ready for the day. Collaboration with my client is key as we work together to address their specific needs while ensuring they maintain control over their world. In addition to helping with their personal care routine, I might also take care of tasks like making the bed, tidying the bathroom, and assisting in breakfast preparation. My primary goal is to identify ways to make their day more comfortable while respecting and supporting their choices. If the weather is suitable, we may even take a walk to pick up the newspaper.

By 11 AM, I'm off to my next client. This particular client requires the assistance of two caregivers to help them get out of bed in the morning. I meet the second caregiver at the client's home, and together, we use a hoist to facilitate the client's shower and prepare them for the day. Once our tasks are complete, we ensure the bathroom is cleaned, and that the client is comfortably settled with everything they need within easy reach.

After lunch, I visit my last client of the day, which typically involves a longer service. During this time, I take my client to the gym for hydrotherapy. Since they are in a wheelchair, I provide support as we use a taxi to reach the pool. I work alongside the instructor to assist my client in transitioning from their wheelchair into the pool, providing encouragement from the sidelines as they complete their exercises. Following the session, I help my client transfer back into the wheelchair, assist with drying and dressing, and accompany them back home. Once home, I prepare a meal for them and take care of some light domestic tasks to ensure their environment is comfortable."

Ready to Make a Difference?

Take the next step and become an integral part of our extraordinary team. Apply now or visit www.prestigeinhomecare.com.au for more information about this position
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