Monkami is currently seeking skilled and qualified professionals to join the team at Centre Based Support(CBS).  We require disability support workers who can confidently and professionally provide person centered, flexible and innovative support services to people living with disability.  

Monkami operates CBS during normal business hours with additional after hours and weekend center based supports being implemented shortly as we recognize that full time CBS services are not suited to all participants. 

If you are passionate about adding value to people’s lives and driven to provide high quality support services, we’d love to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting to following positions for immediate start:

1: Full time position

2. Part time position 

3. Casual position

4. 1:1 support work position ( to work 1:1 in a group setting or as a 1:1 in the community)

In these roles you will:

  • support people with disabilities to achieve their personal goals;
  • support people with their daily routines, including the provision of personal care;
  • encourage and support people to participate in decision-making about the services they receive;
  • implement plans that provide meaningful activities of the participants choice, interest and ability; and
  • create a positive environment for all participants promoting both physical and emotional well-being.

Required skills and experiences:

  • a commitment to human rights principles;
  • understanding of NDIS Act 2013 and related legislation and quality frameworks;
  • experience with person centered planning, behaviour support and medication administration;
  • ability to engage participants in a collaborative, positive and respectful manner;
  • experience in supporting people to meet their personal goals, with an emphasis on supporting people with an intellectual disability;
  • experience working with behaviours of concern and developing strategies to gain the best outcomes for all;
  • experience in providing personal care support;
  • exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for networking with staff, families and other professionals;
  • ability to build and manage relationships, and to work within a team environment;
  • creative and critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills;
  • ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite, LUMARY and remote learning platforms.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • minimum qualification of Certificate IV in Disability;
  • minimum 3 years full time work experience in providing support services to people with a disability;
  • current First Aid Level 2 certification;
  • current CPR certification;
  • a full Victorian Driver Licence;
  • an NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance and;
  • NDIS Worker Orientation certificate

About us

Monkami is a values driven, not for profit, NDIS registered, disability service provider located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  Dedicated to promoting and defending the human rights of people with a disability, we ensure that those individuals have greater choice, control and freedom over their lives.  

Our day programs and activities are progressive and focused towards the achievement of individual goals and aspirations.

With a clear vision, direction and commitment, our goal is to strengthen our partnerships with participants, families and our community links to make an even greater impact on the people who depend upon on our services. 

For its staff, Monkami offers opportunities for professional development, an ongoing learning culture and a contemporary work environment within which they are encouraged and supported to be their best. 

Compliance

Monkami operates a stringent safety screening process for preferred candidates that will require two satisfactory professional references, an identity check, satisfactory national and international (where required) criminal history check, an NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance and NDIS Worker Orientation certificate.

Candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

Monkami maintains a high level of Covid-19 compliance ensuring the protection of all employees, participants and residents. Monkami proudly holds a 100% COVID-19 employee vaccination rate  - ‘Protecting Us, Protecting You’.

Need more information?

To request a copy of the position description, please email [email protected]

How to apply:

To be considered for one of these roles, please send your resume with a covering letter outlining your experience and explaining what YOU can bring to the team. Please ensure you nominate which position you are interested in (refer to vacancy numbers above). 

Applicants not meeting the minimum requirements stated above need not apply.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a workplace literacy activity at interview. 

Please forward your application to [email protected]

Apply NOW!

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