Pearson Allied Health Services specialise in providing allied health services to children, young people and adults with disabilities. Offering a flexible service, sessions can take place at the person’s home, school or care facility or within our clinic. Our goal is to improve the quality of life and well being of our clients, providing them with the foundation skills to live a happy and fulfilling life. We are looking to expand our range of services to meet the growing needs of our clients.
With a recent influx of new clients, we are seeking people who are passionate about working with people with disabilities and empowering them to live the highest quality life to join our Mentoring program, with vacancies in both our children’s and adult teams.
The role includes:
- Provision of one-on-one Mentoring services to clients in their home, school or day program facility, or in the community. This may include transporting clients in your personal vehicle and the provision of personal care services such as showering in some instances.
- Provision of community and office based day program options with other members of the Mentor team.
- Implementing therapy developed programs and updating therapists on progress.
- Development and facilitation of group programs.
- Completion of shift reports.
We are seeking a range of candidates to meet the unique and diverse needs of our clients. Candidates should have one or more of the following:
- Currently be in their 2nd year of an allied health degree, or other similar person centred degree, such as education; OR
- Have completed, or currently working towards completing a Certificate III or IV in Disabilities or Community Services; OR
- Past experience working within a care services industry (aged care).
- Lived experience with disabilities, or a passion/interest working with people with disabilities will also be considered.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills is a must.
- Currently requiring mentors with experience with Epilepsy, Midazolam and personal care.
- Candidates MUST currently hold, or be willing to gain prior to employment:
- Current Class C Drivers Licence; and
- Current Department for Communities and Social Inclusion – Disability Related Check; or NDIS worker screener
- Senior First Aid Certificate
- Current Department for Communities and Social Inclusion – Working with Child Related Check.
- Complete NDIS Orientation workers module
- COVID19 module
- Medication Training and Manual Handling (or willing to get)
- NDS online Restrictive Practice Training and other trainings will be provided.
- COVID 19 Vaccination (Double Vaccination status essential)
The position offers the following:
- Above industry pay rates.
- Flexibility around hours.
- Vibrant work culture
- Career progression pathways.
In your application, please include a no more than 2 page cover letter addressing your suitability for the role with your resume.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.