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Casual Holiday Support Worker

About Us

Empowered Community Services is a rapidly growing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider for people living with a Disability and Mental Health in Newcastle and The Hunter. Empowered was established in 2017 with a MISSION to better the day-to-day lives of people living with a disability. We provide a person-centred approach to participants whilst working cohesively with family, industry clinicians and professionals to guarantee our consumers receive the best available assistance Newcastle has to offer.

About the Role

Empowered provides supported holidays for NDIS participants, that provides real experiences parallel to traditional respite. We are seeking very flexible individuals to provide holiday supports with Empowered. This role is casual with most supported holidays running over a weekend, with participants requiring support for 24 hour periods.

About You

We are looking for energetic, self-motivated and enthusiastic people who are looking to grow alongside our organisation. You must be well presented, articulate and fun-loving, whose passion lies within the disability sector, with a desire to better the lives of people living with a disability. Applicants will need to be very flexible as Empowered may only require you to work fortnightly/monthly.

Job Description
  • Assisting participants with daily activities, domestic assistance, personal care and community access.  
  • Assisting participants on supported holidays at various locations around Australia. 
  • Developing and maintaining a safe work environment. 
  • Following Empowered’s mission and values.
  • Working with all levels of the organisation to ensure that quality services are being provided. 
Essential Criteria
  • Flexible availability for work – Mostly Friday to Sunday
  • A valid drivers license and comprehensive insurance
  • First aid certification (valid within 3 years)
  • Valid police check (within the last 12 months)
  • Working with Children Check

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Current Capacity

Thank you for visiting Empowered Community Services. At present we have the following capacity for new NDIS referrals.

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Current Capacity

Thank you for visiting Empowered Community Services. At present we have the following capacity for new NDIS referrals.

Community Access & Capacity Building

0 Hours

Support Coordination

0 Participants

Specialist Support Coordination

0 Participants

School Leavers Employment Program

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Please note, Empowered has a minimum shift length of four hours for all new participants.
*Participants who require less than a four support will be subject to approval and will depend on the total number of hours of support required per week*

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We encourage all participants to be assigned a Team Leader from Empowered. Our Team Leaders can help with tracking participant goals, developing strategies to assist with support, communicate strategies with staff, and develop reports as requested. If you do not wish to be allocated a Team Leader please notify our administration staff.