Wednesday, 14 September 2016

AFFORD,Lifestyle Assistant Jobs in Australia

  • $23,25 p/ hour + 25% casual loading + 9.5% Super + salary packaging tax benefits
  • Immediate start!
  • Work close to home - Guildford
This is a great opportunity to join a highly res
pected leader in the Disability industry that promotes a vibrant, down to earth and supportive team culture. The Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides employment, training, accommodation, day program and respite services to over 2000 people with a disability across the Greater Western Sydney area.
AFFORD's Guildford Day Program is currently seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Lifestyle Assistant with wood working skills and experience on a casual.
These role would be suited to those with a genuine desire to promote the independence and inclusion in society of people with disability, as well as a desire to support individuals to have a voice, choice, and exercise control over their own lives to achieve their individual goals.
If you are adaptable, have a willingness to learn and thrive on challenges this is the role for you.
Essential Criteria:
  • Genuine interest in working with people with a disability
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Skills and experience in wood working
  • To be able to follow and implement individual service plans, healthcare and positive behaviour support plans
  • Experience in working with customers who have complex and challenging support needs is essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team and effective communication skills 
  • Previous experience completing daily notes, incident reports, case notes and other administration
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Current , unrestricted NSW Driver's License
  • A positive, enthusiastic and can do attitude
Why be part of AFFORD?
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Intellectual challenges
  • Rewards for excellent customer service.                           
 AFFORD is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait  Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.     
In order for you to be considered for this role this position requires you to undergo a psychometric assessment, have a clear police check and a pre-placement medical assessment.
                       Previous applicants please do not apply.               
       To apply, please submit your resume and covering letter to Please contact Human Resources at AFFORD on (02) 8805 3700 for further details or a copy of the position description.

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