21 Sep

Dis Disability Services Officer Jobs Vacancy in Government South Australia Service

Dis Disability Services Officer
Government South Australia
Service MS
21 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Government South Australia Service urgently required following position for Dis Disability Services Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Dis Disability Services Officer Jobs Vacancy in Government South Australia Service Jobs Details:

Thank you for your interest in gaining employment as a Disability Services Officer (Support Worker) with Disability Services within the Department of Human Services.

Disability Services is looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals who are committed to supporting people with a disability in a 'Person Centred' way, to be actively involved in their own lives. The role of a Disability Services Officer is not just assisting with the basics of daily living. It is about supporting and encouraging people with disabilities to affect their choices and to use their abilities so they can develop positive skills, valued community roles and a balanced lifestyle; to live meaningful lives and to experience an improved quality of life.

To assist in determining whether this job is right for you, please undertake the self-assessment attached to this vacancy. The self-assessment will provide valuable insight into what may be expected of you in the role.

Please also find attached to the vacancy an information presentation that outlines what can be expected whilst working for Disability Services.

Employment is available in all areas of Disability Services (Accommodation) which can include various community houses across the metropolitan area. Casual vacancies also exist in country areas ie Mount Gambier and Kadina.

Please read the following carefully and then complete the on-line application form.

If you have any queries, please contact the Recruitment Office on telephone 8266 8624.

To be eligible to make an application for employment you must:

  • possess and provide evidence of a current, Australian recognised, Provide First Aid Certificate; and
  • hold an appropriate, and full current Australian driver's licence; and
  • have entitlements to work in Australia.

Recruitment is a multi-stage process which requires satisfactory completion of each stage:

  • Application for Employment Form. Please complete all questions and include an up-to-date resume providing current contact details of three work related referees.
  • 2 written assessments
  • Psychometric assessment
  • Interview
  • Satisfactory Referee checks.
  • Medical assessment
  • Functional capacity assessment

Applicants may be unsuccessful at any stage of the process.

Appointment is subject to:
A satisfactory Disability Services Screening Assessment conducted by the Department. Owing to the vulnerability of the client group, the following offences may preclude you from employment:

  • assault
  • sexual offences
  • larceny and fraud

Demonstrating to our satisfaction that you are physically capable of carrying out all the duties of the position by completing a personal declaration, as well as undergoing a medical with your doctor at your own expense (when requested), both of which are assessed by Disability Services. In addition, you will be required to undergo a functional assessment with an Occupational Therapist, at the expense of Disability Services.

If you satisfactorily meet all of the above criteria you will then be offered employment which will include attendance at an Induction Program, Mentoring Program and other relevant training.

Enquiries: Disability Services Recruitment Office Phone - 8266 8624 or Email - DCSIDisabilityRecruitment@dcsi.sa.gov.au

Application Instructions: You are required to submit a cover letter which should be no longer than 2 pages addressing how your skills, attributes, experience and capabilities align with the Role Specific Capabilities listed in the role description. You are also required to provide three work referees, preferably being your two most recent line managers and attach your current resume via the online application form. For more information on DHS’s recruitment and selection process please refer to the ‘How to Apply’ page. Please note that for this role you are not required to address Behavioural Questions in the application.

You will only be able to save your progress once all mandatory questions are completed on each respective page. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour. Please be aware that late applications cannot be accepted.

Please note: Information provided in applications, including user account information is an official record pursuant to the State Records Act, 1997 and will be retained in accordance with General Disposal Schedule 30. As a result, requests for deletion of your application(s) and/or related user account(s) may be declined.

For assistance with any technical issues please contact the BRS helpdesk on 1300 733 056 or helpdesk@bigredsky.com

DHS is an equal opportunity employer where selection is based on merit regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

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