SIL Vacancy in Fletcher Female Shared Home
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.
- Modern home with enclosed back yard
- Safe residential area
- Large bedroom with built-in wardrobe
- Modern and quality inclusions
About the Home
The service is located in a fairly new estate that offers many walking paths to attend to morning or afternoon walks. It is community-focused and family-orientated. The house is approximately 5 years old and very spacious with 2 separate living areas.
- Ducted air conditioning throughout the house (including bedrooms).
- Kitchen with stainless steel appliances
- Outdoor pergola area with BBQ
- Shared bathroom containing a bath
- Free Wi-Fi and Netflix access
- Ceiling fans in all bedrooms
About the Vacancy
Number of vacancies = 1
There is one vacancy at this property, best suited to a female participant aged between 20 – 50 years old. The house is staffed at a 1:3 ratio with a sleepover, the ideal housemate would have mild-moderate support needs for daily living skills and accessing the community. The current tenants currently attend Supported Employment and Challenge Day Programs.
About the Area
Fletcher is an outer western suburb of Newcastle, located only 16 km from Newcastle’s Central Business District.
The following services are located only a hop and a skip away from the front step of your new home;
- Local shopping area with Coles, Aldi & and GP Services
- There are a number of bus stops within walking distance & regular routes to Newcastle and surrounding Suburbs.
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 Specialist Disability Accommodation. Challenge residential fees include rent, food, utilities, home maintenance, internet access, basic streaming service, communal appliances and communal area furniture.