Disability Support Worker. Permanent Part Time & Casual - Port Macquarie

Life Without Barriers

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NSW: Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
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Casual & Permanent part time positions available for a Supported Independent Living home in Port Macquarie. Provide day to day care for residents whilst we support you to build your career in Disability Support!

About the role

As a Disability Support Worker, you will be providing person-centred active support to people living with disabilities. The assistance you will be required to provide will differ on the support needs of each client, however, experience with personal care, manual handling, and behaviours of concern support will be highly regarded.

Due to the nature of our casual services, you will be required to work flexibly across a 24/7 roster and pick up a range of shifts including sleep over night shifts and weekends.

Our permanent opportunity is 55 hours per fortnight.

Week 1 Roster: Tuesday-Wednesday

Week 2 Roster: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. These shifts include sleep over night shifts and weekends.


Skills & Experience

  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current unrestricted driver's licence and access to reliable vehicle
  • Employees may be required to transport clients in their own car, which must have Third Party insurance at minimum
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities, and personal goals of people with disabilities
  • Cert IV Disability highly regarded
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic technology and software on a mobile and desktop
  • Access to a personal mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

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.


  • Non-profit salary packaging benefits with Maxxia and other employee discounts
  • Pay rates starting from $32.21 (part time) or from $40.26 (casual) per hour as per the SCHADS Award
  • We are an organisation that champions diversity, inclusivity, and equality
  • An opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations in a growing industry

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.   

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

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 email caprisse.angemi@lwb.org.au 

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