Disability Support Worker. Permanent Part Time and Casual - Frenchs Forest

Life Without Barriers

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Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
501908
Closing Date
17-02-2024
Vacancy Type

About the Organisation

Empowering people with disability to live life the way they choose is at the heart of how Life Without Barriers has operated for over 25 years. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and continue this mission. Support people with disability to have the choice, control, and independence to live their best life. If you’re passionate about inclusivity, respect, and making a meaningful difference, this is the career move for you.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

Actively engage with and provide support to four males with disability living in supported independent living in French’s Forest. To provide best support, you will understand and have confidence in working with behaviours of concern.

Candidates will have experience and confidence in working with behaviours of concern and be available for a minimum of 20 hours per fortnight which may include weekend, evenings, days and active night shifts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in person-centred active support
  • Understand and follow behaviour support plans
  • Support clients in doing activities they enjoy to achieve their goals
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, their families and your team
  • Advocate for client choice and control
  • Assist in household chores (cooking and cleaning) as required
  • Documentation and record-keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • Previous experience working with Behaviour Support Plans
  • Confidence in working with behaviours of concern
  • First Aid and CPR certificates

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and obtain an NDIS Clearance.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

Benefits

  • Hourly rate from $32.21 for perm part time, $40.26 for casual
  • Access to discounts on select retail outlets, cinemas and restaurants
  • Discounted private health insurance and vehicle servicing
  • 24/7 access to nurse triage for medical advise while on shift
  • Employee wellbeing program (accessible for employees and their immediate family)

How to Apply 
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, please contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au  

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 17th of December, 2023

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