Social Trainer – Disability Support Work

Job description

Are you an experienced Disability Support Worker who would like the opportunity to work with clients from their homes? Do you like the sound of increasing social inclusion for your clients by offering support in accessing their community? Do you want to join a team where your work is matched on your availability and job preferences?

Talent Quarter partners with organisations who provide top quality care services in residential and community settings to people with a diverse range of disabilities who require support to lead fulfilling lives. As an agency, specialising in health and social care we take the time to understand the needs of the clients alongside the preferences and skills of our workforce to match you to opportunities where you can grow in a supportive environment. We are partnered with Not-for-Profit organisations as well as Government Departments so you will be in a great position to experience a variety in your work.

As a Social Trainer you will..

  • Work as part of a team but also autonomously to achieve the best outcomes for those you are supporting
  • Provide medication and treatments where required
  • Plan and coordinate community activities such as exercise and leisure to support positive wellbeing
  • Complete any necessary paperwork and administrative tasks which are required such as case reporting & written communications
  • Provide personal care support to clients in all areas
  • Accompany to any medical and specialist appointments and ensure that the outcomes and treatments are appropriately recorded
  • Develop and implement routines to enhance skill development, choice making and engagement
  • Use techniques identified in positive behaviour support plans to prevent/manage complex behaviours
  • Complete and support with any domestic tasks around the home to ensure a safe environment

What’s on offer

  • Casual employment with Talent Quarter with the capacity to pick up full-time hours should this suit your lifestyle
  • Rate depending on experience with penalties rates – SCHADS award
  • Work available in various locations across Perth Metro and occasional FIFO/DIDO assignments regionally
  • A huge opportunity for growth in your career with youth by the diverse range of work on offer


  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a disability service for at least one year
  • Certificate III and Certificate IV in Disability or in a related field)
  • Knowledge of the principles of positive behaviour support
  • National police clearance no older than 12 months
  • Two senior professional references
  • NDIS Screening check
  • Working with Children Check
  • The ability to work a mixture of shifts including days, nights, sleepovers and weekends
  • Able to undertake a medical and/or additional training if and when required

Fremantle, Western Australia

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