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NDIS Support Worker

Last updated: 22/08/2022
Individual Support

MPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

About the role

You will provide support to people with a disability to assist them to achieve their goals, increase their independence and participate in community life. The support may be one-on-one or group support, in the person's home, in public or at IMPACT's facilities.

On a day to day basis, you will:

  • Enhance opportunities for people to participate in community activities
  • Assist participants to develop and maintain life/skills and/or pre-vocational skill sets as identified in their NDIS plan
  • Encourage social and communication skills for participants through recreation and leisure activities

About the offer

This casual role provides:

  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year so you pay less tax and increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach to recruitment
  • Professional development by participating in internal and external training and development.
  • Reimbursement of Working With Children and NDIS screening cards

About you

You will have previous experience working with people with a disability, together with a:

  • Minimum of a Certificate III in Individual Support or a related field
  • Current drivers' license
  • Possession of a NDIS Worker Screening Card and Working with Children (Blue Card)

How to apply

Submit your application today and provide your:

  • Cover letter telling us how you can add value to our NDIS team and the participant activities you are passionate about
  • Current Resume

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain background checks prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, an NDIS Worker Screening clearance and up to date Covid-19 vaccinations.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support worker?
  • Have you completed a qualification in disability?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?

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