SIL Vacancies in Community style units in East Tamworth
If you have an intellectual, physical or psychosocial disability and you are unable to live independently, Supported Independent Living (SIL) could be the right choice for you.
Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an NDIS support where you can live with other people with a disability or on your own. You will also receive support with everyday tasks like cleaning, cooking and personal care.
- Individual living spaces
- Common indoor and outdoor areas
- Centrally located residential area
- Outdoor area and fully secured backyard
About the Home
This centralised located shared home boasts an accessible layout that offers support for people with disability. Each unit provides independence while still having communal area to socialise . The unit provides comfort, independence, social interaction and peace of mind for family members and carers.
The home features the following;
- Undercover parking
- Air-conditioning and heating
- Wide pathways and ramp access
- 24/7 staffing with currently a sleepover staff at night
- Group activities
About the Vacancy
Number of Vacancies = 2
There are two vacancies at this property. No age or gender preferences. Higher functioning suitability, drop-in support style during the day with overnight sleepover support.
There are 14 residents currently, with a wide range of interests. All are relatively independent and are supported to budget their finances, maintain their living spaces, make appointments and access the community.
About the Area
East Tamworth is one of the oldest settled areas of the NSW town of Tamworth and therefore is known for its wide streets and historical buildings and homes. It is home to ANZAC Park, Oxley Scenic Lookout, Tamworth Adventure Playground and the Marsupial Park.
Support and Funding
Challenge provides 24/7 support staff, including overnight sleepover or active support. Our staff are committed to providing the house members with a high level of support to develop and build life skills including personal care, budgeting, shopping, cooking, maintaining the living environment and social skills. All house members are encouraged to be active in the local community.
Applicants must have NDIS funding for Supported Independent Living. Challenge residential fees include rent, food, utilities, home maintenance, internet access, basic streaming service, communal appliances and communal area furniture.