Each of our employees plays an important role in the lives of the people we support and their families.
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Team Leaders work in partnership with the people we support, their families, and our support workers to develop and implement quality personalised supports. They lead a team of support workers in various settings including:
- Identitywa’s shared living
- Children and adult short stay houses
- In the homes of the people we support
- In the community
As an Identitywa employee, they play a vital role in assisting people with disability to participate and contribute as valued members of their community.
House Seniors are based in one of Identitywa’s shared living homes or in one of our children or adult respite houses. House Seniors provide care to the people we support both in our shared living accommodation and in the community. They also work in closely with their Team Leader to ensure the home runs smoothly and that high quality, personalised supports are maintained. As the key contact for the home, they are responsible for maintaining positive relationships with the people we support, carers and families. Rosters may be rotating or fixed depending on the needs of the people living in the home.
Family Support Workers
Family Support Workers provide support to people with disability in their family home and when they are out in the community. Their role is important because it assists families to maintain a sense of wellbeing, as well as helping individuals to develop skills, relationships, and greater independence. Positions are available throughout Perth and are usually part-time flexible working hours.
Disability Support Workers
Disability Support Workers play a lead role in supporting adults in Identitywa’s shared living accommodation and children and adults staying in our respite houses. They set the direction for team members on each shift. With responsibility comes reward as they develop opportunities for the people we support to reach their full potential through goal-setting and individual planning. Along with supporting daily needs, they facilitate active participation in the community. Generally work is scheduled on a rotating roster of shifts which run from approximately 6am–2pm or 2pm–10pm. (Subject to change)
Night staff provide support for individuals living in Identitywa’s shared living accommodation, and in our children’s and adult respite houses. They are responsible for ensuring that each person’s medical, personal and domestic support needs are attended to throughout the night. They play a valued role in creating a warm and homely environment.
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