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Lifestyle Support Worker
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
  • Work with Deaf people to maintain an independent lifestyle
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Supportive team environment

 

Can:Do Group encompasses South Australia’s two oldest charitable service providers, Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House and Deaf Can:Do, The Royal South Australian Deaf Society, as well as Can:Do Hearing, an audiology business whose profits directly contribute to our services in the community.

 

With over 140 years of experience, we are the leading experts in specialist services for people with hearing, vision and sensory impairments in South Australia - and each year we touch the lives of over 20,000 people.

 

Can:Do Group is seeking a pool of Lifestyle Support Workers who will:

  • Provide domestic assistance or skills training;
  • Assist with accessing wider community and networking with social circles;
  • Provide personal care assistance and transportation support;
  • Provide social communication support, i.e. Deafblind;
  • Support development for an independent lifestyle.

This position will play an integral role in assisting the Deaf Community of South Australia.

 

The successful candidate will have a ‘Can:Do’ attitude with qualities that include:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • Willingness to work with a variety of people;
  • Ability to be self-directed, work under pressure and alongside a variety of people;
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills;
  • Proficiency in Auslan with skills in non-conventional Auslan.

Special Conditions:

  • Some out of hours work will be required;
  • Current clear driver's licence (essential)
  • Access to own vehicle with appropriate insurance;
  • Current and satisfactory Child Related Employment Screening clearance;
  • Have appropriate qualifications or willingness to work towards them. 

Total remuneration package:

 

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition to base salary you may be able to enjoy salary packaging up to $15,900 of your salary, increasing your take-home pay by approximately $5,000 per annum.

 

Further salary-packaging benefits available include meal and entertainment expenses, accommodation and venue hire and additional superannuation contributions.

 

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide flexible working conditions where possible.

 

If you are a highly organised and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with a variety of people, then we would like to hear from you. 

 

To find out more about Can:Do Group and their services please go to:- http://www.candogroup.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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