Disability Support Worker. Casual - Broken Hill

Life Without Barriers

NSW: Dubbo & Central NSW
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If you are seeking a meaningful role in Disability Support, here is your opportunity to make a difference. We have both Permanent Part-Time and Casual positions available in our Supported Independent Living homes and Lifestyle and Community programs in Broken Hill.   

About the role

This opportunity presents a demanding yet deeply fulfilling prospect for you to make a positive change in the lives of people with disability. Experience working independently with complex disability support needs including non-verbal, escalations and behaviours of concerns will be highly regarded.

We are looking for applicants with casual availability to work flexibility on a 24/7 roster. Ability to work overnight shifts including occasional active overnights is essential.

We are also in search of candidates who are interested in gaining permanent part-time employment. Our permanent opportunities range between 20 to 60 hours per fortnight.

 Here at life Without Barriers, our goal is to support people in their day-to-day lives by empowering our clients to find their strengths and build their capacity to live independently. The cornerstone of our approach is to offer opportunities for choice, self-expression, and active involvement across all facets of our daily care services. The types of care we provide to our clients may consist of personal care, community access and transportation, medication administration and documenting and progress note keeping.


Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Ability to work overnight shifts including occasional active nights
  • Experience working with complex disability support needs including non-verbal, escalations and behaviours of concerns will be highly regarded.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates as per NDIS requirements
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities, and personal goals of people with disabilities
  • The ability to develop a positive relationship with service users and to support their Individual Personal Plan
  • Certificate IV Disability 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, NDIS and Working with Children Checks (where relevant to the role).



  • Pay rates starting from $40.26 (casual) or $32.21 (part time) per hour as per the SCHADS Award
  • Make a real difference to people's lives by providing specialised support for participants living with a disability
  • Build your career at Life Without Barriers with opportunities nationally
  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations

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.


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 Caprisse Angemi via caprisse.angemi@lwb.org.au 

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here  https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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