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Aboriginal Disability Services Officers - November Information Session

2021-11-15

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for Disability Services Officer roles in Accommodation Services.

Photo: Claudette (left) presents Disability Services Officer Michelle with her Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

Accommodation Services is one of the largest providers of Supported Independent Living in South Australia. We support people living with disability to live as independently as possible by supervising and helping with everyday tasks.

Disability Services Officers support people with disability in all aspects of daily living, including:

  • community inclusion
  • personal care / grooming
  • building and maintaining independence
  • interpersonal relationships

Permanent and casual positions are available for Aboriginal people who are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of Aboriginal people living with disability.

DHS provides new staff members with all required training, through on-the-job learning as well as an accredited traineeship program.

Locations

Positions are available:

  • across Adelaide suburbs
  • Kadina
  • Mount Gambier.

We also have an Aboriginal-specific service located in the western suburbs of Adelaide.

Prerequisites

Applicants must have:

  • a South Australian Driver’s License (C class), and
  • a National Police Check issued in the last six months, at the time of commencing employment with DHS.

Free information session

Join our friendly Accommodation Services team to learn more about the opportunities available to you.

Thursday 25 November 2021
from 12:30 to 2:30pm
at Tauondi Aboriginal College, 1 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide

RSVP and enquiries

If you would like to register to participate in the information session or you have questions about employment opportunities, please email: dhsdisabilityservicesofficer@sa.gov.au

About Accommodation Services

Accommodation Services is a high quality, rights-based, person-centred service with an approach of ‘everything about you, with you’.

The service offers supported accommodation and lifestyle support to people eligible for a range of disability and aged care funding packages, including the NDIS.

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Page last updated : 16 Nov 2021

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