Enhance the lives of people living with disabilityObtain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual SupportBe supported by industry professionals and receive ongoing skills developmentAboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders strongly encouraged to applyMultiple positions availableAbout Maxima Group TrainingWe manage recruitment, placement and ongoing support of trainees and apprentices on behalf of our host employers. Our aim is to help you kick-start your career into the job or industry of your choice, boost your employment credentials and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in the future.The OpportunityThis rewarding position is designed to give you on the job experience whilst receiving paid study leave to obtain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual Support.You will be required to work full time hours over a 12-month period. Some out of hours work may be required. National traineeship wages and conditions apply.The RoleThe role of a Disability Services Worker is to support people with disability by providing personal and home care.Day-to-day duties may include:Provide personal care services such as bathing, manual handling, exercising, dressing, and groomingProvide domestic assistance such as cleaning, washing, preparation and cooking of meals and transportationAssist participants to develop and maintain skills, capacities, and lifestyles that are valued in the communityAssist participants to participate in making decisions about the events and activities of their daily life in relation to the services they receive from our clientProvide care for participants and have knowledge of participant’s individual needs and preferencesRespond to directions from participants, listen to participant needs, and respect each participant’s right to privacy, dignity and confidentiality in all aspects of their lifeAdminister prescribed medication on a need’s basis to individual participantsSkills and AbilitiesThe ability to learn quicklyAbility to establish and maintain effective networksShowcase initiative and creativityHave good communication and interpersonal skillsEffective organisational skills and time managementBasic problem identification and problem-solving skillsNegotiation skillsRequirementsIdentify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait IslanderHold a provisional or full driver’s licence and own carBe able to satisfactorily pass a pre-employment functional assessmentDesirable CriteriaHold or willing to obtain a senior first aid, CPR, and manual handling certificateHold or willing to obtain a DHS related employment screeningHow to ApplyTo be eligible for this position applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent as per Section 56 (2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).To apply, complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.Applications close Friday 3 July 2020 30000 AUD Australia - SA Adelaide
Job Opportunity | Indigenous Disability Services Officer Traineeship | Maxima Group Training

Indigenous Disability Services Officer Traineeship

  • Enhance the lives of people living with disability
  • Obtain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Be supported by industry professionals and receive ongoing skills development
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders strongly encouraged to apply
  • Multiple positions available

About Maxima Group Training

We manage recruitment, placement and ongoing support of trainees and apprentices on behalf of our host employers. Our aim is to help you kick-start your career into the job or industry of your choice, boost your employment credentials and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in the future.

The Opportunity

This rewarding position is designed to give you on the job experience whilst receiving paid study leave to obtain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual Support.

You will be required to work full time hours over a 12-month period. Some out of hours work may be required. National traineeship wages and conditions apply.

The Role

The role of a Disability Services Worker is to support people with disability by providing personal and home care.

Day-to-day duties may include:

  • Provide personal care services such as bathing, manual handling, exercising, dressing, and grooming
  • Provide domestic assistance such as cleaning, washing, preparation and cooking of meals and transportation
  • Assist participants to develop and maintain skills, capacities, and lifestyles that are valued in the community
  • Assist participants to participate in making decisions about the events and activities of their daily life in relation to the services they receive from our client
  • Provide care for participants and have knowledge of participant’s individual needs and preferences
  • Respond to directions from participants, listen to participant needs, and respect each participant’s right to privacy, dignity and confidentiality in all aspects of their life
  • Administer prescribed medication on a need’s basis to individual participants

Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective networks
  • Showcase initiative and creativity
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective organisational skills and time management
  • Basic problem identification and problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation skills

Requirements

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Hold a provisional or full driver’s licence and own car
  • Be able to satisfactorily pass a pre-employment functional assessment

Desirable Criteria

  • Hold or willing to obtain a senior first aid, CPR, and manual handling certificate
  • Hold or willing to obtain a DHS related employment screening

How to Apply

To be eligible for this position applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent as per Section 56 (2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

To apply, complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Applications close Friday 3 July 2020

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