Disability Support Worker. Casual - Chinchilla

Life Without Barriers

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QLD: Toowoomba & Darling Downs
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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit 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.   

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.

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

We are looking for a Disability Support Worker to assist our male client in Chinchilla.  This is a casual position, where you will support our client to maintain his independence in accessing the community, attending appointments and supporting him in activities of daily living. You will need your own transport to get to work, and the client accesses taxi services to transport into the community. Our client is an intelligent and kind man, who enjoys good company and a good chat. Shifts are rotating fortnightly:

Week 1: Monday 12pm - 5pm, Friday 2pm - 5pm

Week 2: Monday 10am - 3pm, Friday 2pm - 5pm

Key Responsibilities

  • Community access and transport
  • Maintain and monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Track and document an individual’s progress through thorough record-keeping
  • Build rapport and collaborate effectively with the people we support and their families to establish positive relationships

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence and reliable vehicle
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Prior experience in the industry supporting clients with disability and/or relevant qualifications will be highly regarded

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.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and an NDIS Worker Screening Check.


  • An opportunity to make a meaningful, positive impact in the lives of people with a disability within your local community
  • Casual pay rate from $40.26 per hour + Super
  • Get reimbursed per kilometre travelled in your own vehicle while you are working
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, cinemas, restaurants and more

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, contact Rianne Gifford at recruitment@lwb.org.au 

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 17th of December 2023

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