Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd.

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    Dedicated to advancing the wellbeing of our community
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    Empowering our people to achieve better health and wellbeing
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    A broad range of services and community programs

Our Organisation

“Dedicated to advancing the wellbeing of our community.”

Awabakal has provided services to indigenous people living in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales since 1977.

Our services are delivered and predominately managed by professional Aboriginal staff experienced with and sensitive to the needs of our community. Awabakal is a multifunctional not-for-profit organisation that delivers a broad range services and community programs:

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - Disability Support Workers

Awabakal Disability Support Service is part of a not-for-profit organisation – Awabakal Ltd. The Service supports people living with disability or disadvantage in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Maitland, and upper Hunter areas. Our service offering is broad to ensure that we are able to address diverse and evolving needs. We are dedicated to advancing the well-being of our community.

Awabakal Disability Support Service enables people living with a disability to maximise their independence and community participation, whether they are living at home or in accommodation.

We are a registered service provider with the NDIS and look forward to moving with exciting times of change within the sector.

Your focus will be:

  • Supporting people with disability to develop living skills & to meet personal goals
  • Providing behavioural/general support & personal care
  • Offering hands-on training
  • Assisting in maintaining a supportive & safe working environment
  • Providing positive role modelling and mentoring
  • To be successful you will need to possess the following:

  • Certificate III or higher in Disability or similar
  • National Police and Working with Children Checks
  • Minimum of  6 months paid work experience within the disability sector
  • Excellent documentation skills, in particular case records, case notes and incident reporting
  • Ability to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings, week-ends and public holidays
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW driver’s licence
  • Capacity to work varying shifts
  • 2 x work related references
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    If you are looking for a rewarding career and have a passion for impacting positively on people’s lives, then contact us for an Information and Application Package.

    Disability and Community Services
    4962 2822
    disabilityservices@awabakal.org

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    On Thursday the 4th of November we lost a well-respected member of our Awabakal community - Diane Gordon.

    Di is known to many of us for her loving, humble and kind ways. She was a woman of her word who dedicated her personal and professional life to helping others. Di has touched the hearts of many families and will be sadly missed. On behalf of the Awabakal board and staff we pay our respects to Ron, Doug, Ashley, Leanne and their families.

     

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