Community Support Worker (Female). Casual - Richmond and surrounds

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Richmond & Hawkesbury
Reference #
502768
Closing Date
23-06-2024
Vacancy Type

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, 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

Provide one on one, in-home support to people with disability living in  suburbs across the Richmond and Hawkesbury areas of Western Sydney.

Successful candidates will have experience in providing care to people with complex health needs and will be required to travel to different suburbs during your shift in order to provide in-home support to individual people.

Note, this role involves short shifts of up to 2 hours throughout the week with use of your own car for travel between clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care where needed)
  • Support people with high care needs including bowel, stoma and catheter care
  • Community access and transport (with the use of your own vehicle)
  • Domestic assistance (support with household chores)
  • Maintain and monitor person-centred plans
  • Documenting and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Experience supporting people with disability
  • Prior experience in bowel, stoma and catheter care 
  • Australian Drivers Licence and reliable, insured vehicle 
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Willing to complete basic household chores
  • Confidence and experience in providing personal care
  • Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care

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 Female 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.

Benefits

  • Casual hourly rate from $40.26 per hour
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability in your local community
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Salary packaging options through Maxxia
  • Casual role with flexibility to pick up shifts as secondary employment/additional income

How to Apply

Include your resume and cover letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight Wednesday the 24th of April, 2024

 

 

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