Community Support – Child – Uralla

A primary aged child in Uralla is looking for a worker for 2 hrs per week (more hours in the holidays) to help them to connect with their community.

You will need a current working with children check, police check, first aid certificate and registered car. Experience working with people with disability is not essential, but experience working with primary aged children would be a distinct advantage.You will be expected to engage with family members and come up with creative ideas to support the child to develop community links. You will be warm and approachable, as well as self directed and professional. 

You can either take on this role as a self employed contractor (meaning you need insurance) or through the Mable online platform. With both options there is the chance for more work with other local NDIS participants.

Generous hourly rate.To apply, please click the link below.

 

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In home/community Support: Children, Armidale

A number of primary aged children, from different families, who use the NDIS are looking for support workers to assist with their needs. These positions can involve in home care, support in the community or both. You will need a working with children check as is required by Australian law. International and local students are encouraged to apply.

Each of these children have different needs, however experience working with children on the autism spectrum would be highly regarded. Having said that, experience with people with disability is not strictly necessary, we are looking for workers with the right personality and interests to suit each particular child. You need to be calm under pressure, non-judgemental and reliable.

These roles are contract based, meaning you will need an ABN and insurance. The IndividualiTree provides support for contract workers that assist you to meet these requirements if necessary. The rate of pay is much higher than you will earn under an award. Training and other support is also available.

If you are interested in these positions, please apply using the link below.

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Short Term Support Worker: Nursing/Medical – Armidale

A person with disability is looking for someone with experience as a nurse/dental nurse or with medical experience to support them with self care for a short time after recovering from surgery. This person already has support people who work with them, however more specific skills are needed for the recovery period. Students nearing the end of their degree are encouraged to apply.

Experience with people who have intellectual disability would be highly regarded. This role is only suited to female applicants, as per the persons choice. It would be great if you were the kind of person with great skills relating to people and are patient and respectful of the right of the person with disability to be in control. For the right person there may be ongoing shifts, with less of a medical focus. If you are interested in similar work there are other NDIS participants The IndividualiTree works with who may also be keen to talk with you.

The person uses the NDIS, meaning there are certain minimum requirements. You will need a first aid certificate (or relevant qualification), a police check or similar and ideally, insurance. In this instance it would be preferred if you had an ABN, however if this is not possible there may be alternatives. You will have access to support and advice if you need it.

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Support Worker (Nursing/Medical): Community/Home – Armidale

A man who uses the NDIS is seeking a worker, for approximately 15 hours each per week, to work with him to access his community, pursue his goals and help him with in home support. You will be part of a team of workers and your contract is with the man and his family directly. He shares a home with his parent and sometimes other family members, you will need to be comfortable in working in this environment.

In this role it is essential that you have a First Aid certificate, Police Check and Medication Competency certificate, or be willing to obtain these quickly. You will be expected to work with the man, his family and the other members of the team to develop a support structure that help him to increase his involvement in the community around him, while also making sure his disability is catered for.

While experience in working with people with disability is not essential, some understanding of working with people on the autism spectrum could be an advantage. Understanding of epilepsy and it’s management would also be helpful. Nursing or medical experience would be an advantage, and international students are encouraged to apply.

The IndividualiTree will not be your employer, your arrangement is directly with this man and his family. You will require an ABN and a screening check and help is available to assist you with these.

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CLOSED: UNE Support Worker

A UNE student who uses the NDIS is looking for workers to support them during time on campus. You may also be required to help this person to attend and feel comfortable at community based activities.

While experience with people with disability is not essential, the right attitude is paramount. You will need to have a calm demeanour, be good at meeting new people, be comfortable in new social settings and be able to fit in with this person on campus.

The person is ideally looking for 2 workers who can share the work required. This role obviously suits students also studying at UNE, but you would need the flexibility to attend lectures and tutorials at specific times.

The NDIS allows people with disability to find specific workers that meet their needs in a way not possible before. This role is contract based and you will need an ABN and insurance. The upside is you will have a much higher rate of pay than is possible as an employee. You can be helped to get this all in place through an organisation that also assists this person. You will also be part of a group of workers who work with the NDIS in a similar way.

Your work arrangement will be directly with the person and their family and you will need to be able to work respectfully with them at all times.

CLOSED: In Home/Community Worker (children) – Armidale

A family with two children who use the NDIS are looking for a worker to assist with daily routines for one or both children, depending on requirements on the day. Pre and post school assistance will be part of the role, and you will need a registered car. The children are both primary aged, and the ideal worker would be enthusiastic, creative but also reliable and calm. It is really important that you can commit to the role for at least 12 months.

The role will involve working under the guidance of specialists in relation to one of the children. The hours can be flexibly negotiated between the new worker and the existing members of the team, so this role could suit students. The kids have an interest in art, music and drama particularly – so having an interest in these yourself would be a big advantage.

You will also need a working with children check and first aid certificate.

The IndividualiTree will not be your employer, your arrangement is directly with the family. You can choose to be employed through a hire agency, or as a sole trading contractor. We are happy to help you work out what will work best for you if you are successful in finding someone who wants you to work with them. There is significant potential to develop a genuine small business through the NDIS.

If you are interested in this position, click the button below to apply!

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CLOSED: Support Worker: Athletics experience – Armidale

A teen who uses the NDIS is looking for a support worker for up to 3hrs a week to assist with recovery from injury, as well as encourage toward achieving their athletics goals. The role would suit someone studying Exercise Physiology or something related to allied health.

Experience working with people with disability is not essential, but the right attitude is. Being calm, warm and approachable is important as well as a sound understanding of running as a sport and the ability to encourage someone to work toward something that might not always be easy. While not essential, an understanding of working with people with autism could be an advantage.

The IndividualiTree will not be your employer, your arrangement is directly with this young persons family. You can choose to be employed through a hire agency, or as a sole trading contractor. We are happy to help you work out what will work best for you if you are successful in finding someone who wants you to work with them. There is significant potential to develop a genuine small business through the NDIS.

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In Home/Community Worker x 2 (Children) – Port Macquarie

A Port Macquarie family are looking for a home and community support worker for two young NDIS participants. The children are late primary school aged.

This role is shared with another worker, to cover morning shifts from 7 to 9am and afternoon shifts from 4 until 6pm. The family would also like care for one weekend night a month. Depending on the shift the position could include assistance with getting ready for school, travel to activities, help with reading and homework and possibly basic household tasks according to need. The family are looking for a worker to share the shifts over the week with a worker who is already in place, so whilst the hours are set according to family needs, who covers which shifts can be negotiated. It is hoped that the the workers can communicate as a team.

The children have particular interest in art and craft, so someone with an interest in these would be great. The ideal candidate will be someone who is enthusiastic, can work with people with disability and their family respectfully and are sensitive to the needs of people on the autistic spectrum. You will require a registered car, current working with children check and first aid certificate.

The family will not become your employer, you will be an independent contractor with an ABN and appropriate insurance. You manage your own super and tax. The IndividualiTree can help you with these requirements and can help you understand other ways you can build your business through the NDIS. The rewards can be great! These roles attracts a much higher hourly rate than under any award, the work is interesting and you can negotiate directly  with the people you work for. The role would be particularly suited to a student studying allied health or similar.

If you are interested in this position, please apply through the form available by clicking the button below.

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Support Worker – Literacy & Numeracy – Armidale

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It has been left here as an example of the kind of roles we are seeking people for. Keep in touch!

Are you a person with the skills to help a person to increase their reading and writing skills, while also helping them do their weekly shopping, planning and other tasks? Are you patient and flexible but able to independently guide someone to improving their skills with respect, remembering that the person you are helping is your employer?

We have a role for 3 hours per week working with a person who needs someone with the above skills. Whilst experience working with people with disability might be an advantage, the right attitude is more important. There is lots of opportunity to pick up more work of this type as people grow in confidence as the use the NDIS. Work is generally with individuals or families, in private homes or in the community.

It is important that you are reliable and can commit to the role for at least 12 months.

You will need an ABN, a police check, a comprehensively insured car and be prepared to sign a simple contact with each participant.

 

 

 

Chef/Cooking Support – Armidale

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It has been left here as an example of the kind of roles we are seeking people for. Keep in touch!

A number of participants are looking for someone with chef or cooking skills to assist them to either learn to cook more interesting meals for themselves, or to prep meals so they can maintain their independence. Between 3 participants, the role is currently around 10 hrs per week and there is a real possibility of an increase in hours over time.

The ideal candidate would have a sound understanding of food safety practices, an ability to adapt recipes and food ideas to suit specific needs and a genuine love of food. You will have patience with people while they are learning, flexibility, be accepting of difference and be reliable and able to commit to the role for a reasonable period of time. You will be able to work with people who might find relating to others challenging at times and be understanding and yet encouraging of people to expand their horizons.

You will also need an ABN, police check and be prepared to sign a simple contact with each participant.