Recruitment Info Session (Support Workers) - 12/10/19 & 14/10/19

Interchange Outer East ( Eastern Subrubs, Melbourne, Victoria )

Recruitment Info Session (Support Workers) - 12/10/19 & 14/10/19

Interchange Inner East
Industry : Disability
Position : Recruitment Info Session (Support Workers) - 12/10/19 & 14/10/19
Location : Eastern Subrubs, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Published : 23 Sep 2019
Description :

Interchange Outer East is a not-for-profit organisation. Our Programs provide respite to over 500 families with a support worker base of around 270.  Support workers are employed on a casual basis and work flexibly as shifts that match their skills and availability are available.

Our next recruitment information sessions are being held

Saturday 12 October
10am to 11.30pm
IOE, 2/6 Clarke St, Lilydale


Monday 14 October
6pm - 7.30pm
IOE, 5-7 Yose St, Ferntree Gully

 (please see attached flyer for further information about the venues). All people interested in working as support workers with Interchange Outer East must attend one of these information sessions. Your resume with a cover letter supporting your application are to be submitted at the information session.

Requirements for support workers:

Significant experience in any one of these fields is essential.

  • Supporting people who have complex behaviour support needs
  • Disability, aged care, nursing or related studies.
  • Proven leadership experience with children or adults (i.e. child care, youth leadership roles, social work, teaching or coaching, trades)
  • Related health services industry work or study, (i.e. physiotherapy, occupational therapy)

Mandatory requirements:

Code numbers: 20, 22, 60, 10.)

  • A current Certificate in First Aid; HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or equivalent, HLTAID003 certificate will be accepted if it is current but must be upgraded at renewal.
  • A current Certificate in Manual Handling 

The following must be completed prior to employment commencing:

  • Administration of medication certificate (IOE specific)
  • Attendance at IOE induction training
  • A Crim Check and DHHS Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) employment screening will be conducted before commencing employment. Anyone who has lived and worked overseas for 12 months or more in the past 10 years will need to provide a police or criminal record check from the country of residence.

Preferable: A current Drivers License and regular access to a suitable vehicle – insured and road worthy

Our Programs provide respite to over 500 families with a support worker base of around 270. We recommend that you read all about Interchange Outer East and the services that we provide at  Casual support workers work with the Adults program and the Families and Children’s program working in group and 1:1 situations.