Disability Support Worker. Permanent Part Time or Casual - Chifley

Life Without Barriers

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Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
501968
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

Support people between the ages of 51 and 71 with disability and complex health needs living in Support Independent Living in Chifley.

You will have previous experience working with people with complex health needs and be confident with providing personal care and manual handling.

To be considered for a casual position you must have flexibility to work at least 5 shifts a fortnight including active nights, weekends and public holidays.

To be considered for permanent part time, the successful candidate must be able to the set roster lines below:

75 hours per fortnight:

  • Week 1: Mon 9am - 7pm, Tue 3-8pm, Fri 9am - 7pm, Sat 3-8pm and Sun 9am - 7pm
  • Week 2: Mon 7am - 3pm, Tue 4-11pm and Thu and Fri 11pm - 9am (Active night)

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide personal care including bathing, toileting and
  • Assist with mobility by lifting, transferring and hoisting clients
  • Follow person-centred and behaviour support plans
  • Support clients in achieving their chosen goals
  • Track and document clients changing needs
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients, families and teams

Skills & Experience

  • Experience and confidence in providing personal care
  • Previous experience in working with complex health needs
  • An unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate

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

  • Minimum hourly rate from $32.21 for permanent part time
  • Minimum hourly rate from $40.26 for casual 
  • Stable, predictable rosters and paid leave entitlements for permanent part time
  • Permanent part time positions with near full-time hours available
  • Access to wellbeing program for employees and families

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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