Disability Support Worker (Male). Permanent Part Time – Mascot

Life Without Barriers

NSW: Sydney
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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 youÂ’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 with disability living in Support Independent Living in Mascot. The people you will support display behaviours of concern and so, experience with positive behaviour support and behaviour support plans is required.

The successful candidate must be able to commit to one of the set roster lines below:

58 hours per fortnight:

  • Week 1: Mon 6am-12:30pm, Tue 2 – 7:30pm, Fri 4-11pm, Sat 2- 7:30pm
  • Week 2: Mon 11pm – 9am (active night), Wed 4- 11pm, Thu 1-7:30pm, Sat 5 -11pm, Sun 4 -8pm

58.5 hours per fortnight:

  • Week 1: Mon 6am – 2:30pm, Tue to Thu 4 -11pm, Sat 5-11pm, Sun 4 -8pm
  • Week 2: Mon 6am – 12:30pm, Tue 4-11pm, Wed 1:30-7pm

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

At Life Without Barriers we consider gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, and so we ask that only Male applicants apply.

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.


  • Hourly rate from $32.21
  • 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 advice while on shift
  • Employee wellbeing program (accessible for employees and their immediate family)
  • Stable, predictable rosters and leave entitlements as permanent part time

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 Wednesday the 29th of November, 2023

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