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Current Positions Open
Disability Support Worker (Casual Positions)
Are you a Support Worker looking to make a difference?
We seek highly motivated people who will assist focus to achieve its mission of supporting people with disabilities to live the life they want.
A successful candidate will be someone who wants a person with a disability to live an ordinary life, a life that has meaning and a life that is based on the individual’s wishes, needs and aspirations. If you think you have the desire and/or experience in assisting people to achieve their goals, to actively support them in their homes or in the community then we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.
A full Victorian driver licence, reliable vehicle, a clear national police and a current First Aid certificate are required.
If you are the right person for the role, focus will offer:
- Award remuneration (SCHADS Level 2)
- Salary sacrificing options
- Genuine opportunities for career progression
- Professional development and training opportunities
focus is required to undertake background screening in accordance with the Dept. Human Services Safety Screening Policy. This policy requires that successful job applicants must consent to screening via the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme and prospective workers must sign a statutory declaration stating that they have fully disclosed all relevant information regarding their criminal record and employment history.
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For more information, please contact our HR Team on 03 5981 5108.
focus employs over 200 employees, who support clients with varying levels of independence and care requirements.
Employment at focus presents a challenging career in the disability support field. We offer a supportive open culture committed to the professional development of our employees.
If you are professional, self-motivated, team orientated person dedicated to improving the quality of life, independence, and community participation of people with disabilities, we would like to hear from you.
Induction & Employee Benefits
To ensure you are well equipped for a day in the life of focus, we offer a comprehensive two day induction to the organisation. The induction will consist of some of the below along with a number of other topics:
- Fire Awareness Training
- Salary Packaging
recognises that a healthy work/life balance is essential to our employees success. We offer several initiatives, and we encourage each employee to implement a healthy approach to their lives both within the workplace and home life.
Salary Packagingfocus is a not-for-profit organisation and is able to offer employees salary packaging arrangements. This allows most employees to receive up to $16,050 of their salary tax-free.
We encourage eligible employees to meet with our salary packing provider (Eziway) in order to maximise the benefits that they are able to receive. In addition, employees can take advantage of meal and entertainment benefits.
Learning and Developmentfocus encourages professional development and endeavours to offer the best in industry specific learning and development, allowing employees to enhance their career with us.
We work with highly regarded RTO’s to deliver a variety of Accredited Courses along with updates to current accreditations that you may have e.g. First Aid & CPR. This coupled with an extensive training calendar makes us the employer of choice.
Employee Assistance ProgramAll focus employees are able to access to our Employee Assistance Program. This counselling service is voluntary, free for employees for both personal and professional counselling, and confidential.
Professional and Personal Development
Professional DevelopmentThe professional development of our staff is a priority at focus. With an extensive yearly planner that covers a variety of different aspects within the disability field, focus actively encourage staff toward skill development and to take advantage of the courses available.
You will receive the Staff Training Manual and made aware of all of the options available to you on commencement into employment.