Accessability WA says more disability support workers needed across the Great Southern
Disability support service Accessability WA is calling for male support workers in Katanning, Broomehill and Gnowangerup.
The Katanning Accessability WA office was created to meet an increasing demand, with the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme allowing more people to get access to support funding.
Accessability WA support services manager Heather Waters said they needed staff to work alongside participants and help enrich their lives.
“It has been challenging to fill the vacancies we have, especially sourcing male support workers, who may not have considered this field of work as a possibility or as of interest,” she said.
“Staffing in regional areas is additionally challenging due to the limit to the number of people who may be seeking employment.
“However, we are keen to review any applications and, should the applicant be successful, we can work around their commitments and provide a fulfilling and stimulating employment experience with a long-term regional employer who values their employees.”
Founded in Narrogin 26 years ago, the organisation now operates throughout the Wheatbelt and Great Southern.
Ms Waters said they would continue to build their team as demand increased.
“Having a pool of suitably skilled and passionate staff is beneficial for the participants, who then have opportunities to absorb from the variety of strengths that the team bring to their work,” she said.
“The role is varied and can include assisting a participant to engage with community-based activities as well as work towards greater independence within their homes and their community.”
For details, contact Ms Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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