Monkami is currently seeking skilled and qualified professionals to join its fabulous team of residential disability support workers providing support to the residents of its independent living sites (Accommodation) within the Croydon and surrounding areas.  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!

In this role you will:

  • support people with disabilities to live as independently as possible and to achieve their personal goals;
  • support people with their daily routines, including the provision of personal care, living skills and general support;
  • 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 home environment for all residents 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, behavior support and medication administration;
  • ability to engage clients 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 behaviors 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 prioritize, work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite and LUMARY.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • minimum qualification of Certificate IV Disability;
  • minimum 2 years work experience in providing support services to people with a disability within a residential setting;
  • current First Aid Level 2 certification;
  • current CPR certification;
  • a full Victorian Driver Licence;
  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance;
  • NDIS Worker Orientation module.

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.  We support people 24 hours a day, every day - including mornings, evenings, weekdays, weekends and sleep overs.  Our day programs and activities are progressive and focused towards the achievement of individual goals and aspirations.

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 Clearance and completion of NDIS Worker Orientation certificate.

Candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

The Vacancies

Monkami's is currently hiring part time roles within its Supported Independent Living service which requires availability for shift work including, day shifts, afternoon shifts, sleepovers and varied weekend work.   

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 addressing the required skills and experience and explaining why you think that you are the person we’re looking for.  Applicants not meeting the minimum requirements stated above need not apply.

Please forward your application to [email protected]

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

Previous applicants need not apply.

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