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Support Worker - McKellar

Saturday Mornings 07.00am - 09.30am   OR Saturday Nights 20.15pm - 22.15pm 

CPSN is seeking 2 people to support a mature male client with personal care needs in McKellar, ACT.


Available shifts are:


Saturday Mornings - 07.00-09.30 OR


Saturday Nights - 20.15-22.15 


(Please note: Due to certain limitations with the SCHADs award, a single person cannot perform both of these shifts.)


Experience supporting clients with spinal cord injuries and/or cerebral palsy is a distinct advantage. Good communication skills, with the ability to follow visual or non-verbal cues is essential.


About you:


You should possess the following qualities:


  • A positive attitude

  • Self-motivated

  • Willingness to learn 

  • Ability to respond to feedback

  • Committed

  • Reliable 

  • Punctual 

  • Common sense


You will have experience with:

  • Bowel care

  • Catheter care

  • Manual handling

  • One-person transfers (from and into: bed, shower chair, walking frame, wheelchair and parallel bars). 

  • Experience understanding someone with a significant speech impediment 



About our client:


CPSN prides itself on finding support workers who are a perfect fit for the families we work with, so your ability to connect with our client and his family is critical.


Our client is:


  • A gentleman in his mid 60’s

  • An incomplete quadriplegic

  • Has a significant speech impediment





Who is CPSN?

We are a passionate and driven disability service provider!

The Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN) provides support, information and services to people with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities. We empower people to achieve their goals and use a person-centred approach in everything we do.

What is “Support Work” at CPSN?

Support Work is about working alongside your client(s) to achieve goals and outcomes

At CPSN, we work collaboratively with our support workers and clients to create great teams that work flexibly and together.

You will usually work with one (or two) clients, and develop a great, trusting and professional relationship with them and the team around you. We don't “ship” you around!

Your hours of work might vary, and we (and our clients) do our best to work with you so everyone is happy.

We will train you in any and all the areas you need - we have amazing online and face-to-face training options to make sure you and our clients are safe and comfortable.

What WE can do for YOU 

We recognise our staff do amazing things and we are committed to giving back

We can offer you:

  • An excellent work-life balance with flexibility to contribute to your own roster

  • A health & well-being program that is delivered for you with your input

  • An innovative and passionate team, including driven leaders to support your development

  • Real experience delivering a unique support model in the disability services sector

  • On-the-job training relevant and specific to your client as well as online learning programs

  • Access to experts in CP

  • Opportunities to learn and develop

How you can join our awesome team

We are values-focused - so to join CPSN you need to be passionate, person-centred and driven to make a difference.

CPSN has a range of training and development, both online and on-the-job. We will support you. You don't need formal qualifications, but if you have them, that's great!

To be successful you need to have:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

  • Working with Children Check (if you work with U18s)

  • Current First Aid and CPR

  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module

  • 2 work related references

At CPSN, we know we are at our best when our team represents the communities we serve. We are proud of our commitment to providing a supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTIQA+ community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

Employment with CPSN is subject to pre-employment safety screening detailed above and Reference Checks. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. CPSN is an equal-opportunity employer.


Why work 
with CPSN?

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