Disability Support Worker. Casual - Mascot, Chifley and surrounds

Life Without Barriers

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Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
502466
Closing Date
10-02-2024
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

Provide personalised support to individuals with disabilities in Mascot, Chifley and surrounding suburbs of the Eastern Suburbs.

To provide the best support you will be an experienced Disability Support Worker with a range of experience across social support, behaviour support, personal care, complex health needs, manual handling and hoisting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide active person-centred support
  • Follow behaviour support plans
  • Promote client goals through enjoyable activities
  • Provide personal care
  • Ensure safe manual handling and hoisting

Skills & Experience

  • Experience with behaviours of concern and following behaviour support plans
  • Personal Care experience
  • Previous experience working with people with complex health needs
  • Unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • 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

  • Casual hourly rate from $40.26
  • Employee wellbeing program (accessible for employees and their immediate family)
  • Opportunities for roles nation wide
  • Access to discounts on private health insurance, vehicle servicing, retail, cinema and restaurants

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 10th of December, 2023.

 

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