Careers

People Outdoors have an outstanding opportunity for motivated Disability Support Workers to combine their passion for working with people with a disability with their love for the outdoors and adventure activities. To see what opportunities are currently available please refer to the list below;

"My advice would be that if you love making others happy, helping out campers and their families, adventure activities and sometimes a challenge, then get in there and join us! We would love to have you - you never know the difference you can make and what you can achieve. I guarantee you will love it." - Rachel, Program Leader


Disability Support Worker- Recreation (Casual)

To view the Position Description, please click here.

To apply please email a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and a current and complete resume to [email protected].

An Australian Citizenship or a current Australian Working Visa is required.

For further information please contact the People Outdoors Office on (03) 9863 6824 or via email.


Disability Support Worker - Recreation - Ballarat

THE ROLE:

The role is casual and will require your attendance and participation on a camp from start to finish. This role will involve shifts from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, shifts on public holidays and during school holidays from Monday to Friday. Some minibus transports. Predominantly Ballarat and surrounds start and finish.

THE ROLE’S KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE TO MANAGE:

Program delivery:

  • To ensure the delivery of programs that are flexible and ensure outcomes are positive and of high quality
  • Provide high quality, professional and individualised support to participants.
  • Respect and develop professional relationships with participants, using appropriate terminology and creating a safe and comfortable environment.
  • Provide physical assistance as required to participants including all aspects of manual handling, lifting, bending, stretching and physical transfers of participants.
  • Provide assistance with toileting, showering, meal assistance, medication, grooming, dressing and other tasks as required.
  • Assist participants in participating in activities on camp by encouraging and facilitating involvement where possible and practical.
  • Report any observations that may affect participant activities and the running of the programs.
  • Write incident reports and report all incidents in accordance with policies to the Lead Disability Support Worker.
  • Work together with Co-Disability Support Workers and Volunteers.

Governance tasks

  • Complete documentation of attendance and outcomes for participants.
  • Promote and support People Outdoors programs.
  • Complete any other tasks as directed by People Outdoors.

An Australian Citizenship or a current Australian Working Visa is required.

View Position Description here.