Flourish Holistic Services is seeking an experienced and empathetic Disability Support Officer to join their team at Tarneit.
About Flourish Holistic Services
We are a registered NDIS provider based in Tarneit in western Melbourne. Our team of qualified and experienced allied health practitioners work relentlessly to bring a positive difference to the lives of persons with disabilities. We are proud to say that we are one of the most established NDIS providers in Melbourne providing services like Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Early Childhood Intervention, ABA Therapy, and Disability Support.
Job responsibilities of a Welfare Support Worker
Assisting participants and their families in navigating social, emotional and financial challenges by equipping them with useful information and skills.
Interviewing participants to assess their needs and challenges in daily living.
Developing, planning and executing educational, training and support initiatives.
Monitoring and reporting progress made by clients.
Preparing reports to be submitted to the government and other agencies for funding and resources.
Referring clients to agencies for additional services.
Liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, private businesses and government departments to spread awareness about community needs of individual with disabilities.
Liaising with said groups to advertise about our services and resources.
Supervising offenders on probation or parole.
Complete case notes and review clients’ files according to internal audit processes.
Attend care teams meeting, staff meetings, review meetings and quarterly professional development meetings.
Ability to work autonomously
Optimistic approach to problem-solving
Hard-working and tenacious
Qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology
Certificate in Disability Support Work or Diploma in Community Services
Three or more years’ work experience in a similar position
Experience working with people with disabilities, mental health conditions, the homeless and/or victims of domestic violence
What’s in it for you
A fun, caring team
A chance to make a difference to the lives of persons with disabilities and/or mental health conditions.
Depending on your qualification and experience, you can expect to draw anywhere between $45,000 to $55,000 annually excluding super and travel allowances.
If this sound exciting, get in touch now. Send us your current resume along with a cover letter explaining why you are perfect for the role. Our email address is email@example.com. You can also call us at (03) 7036 7158 and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
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To book an appointment, fill out the referral form on our website and someone from our team will contact you at the earliest.