Disability Support Worker. Permanent Part Time Ė Chifley

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
501974
Closing Date
07-04-2024
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

Support people between the ages of 51 and 71 with disability and complex health needs living in Support Independent Living in Chifley.

You will have previous experience working with people with complex health needs and be confident with providing personal care and manual handling.

This is a permanent part time position of 58.5 hours per fortnight, the successful candidate must be able to work the set roster below:

  • Week 1: Wed 6-9:30am, Thu 6-9am, Fri 9am - 2pm and Sat 6am - 2pm
  • Week 2: Tue 6am - 2pm, Wed 6-9:30am, Thu 2:30-8pm, Fri 9am - 2pm and Sat and Sun 6am - 2:30pm

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide personal care including bathing, toileting and
  • Assist with mobility by lifting, transferring and hoisting clients
  • Follow person-centred and behaviour support plans
  • Support clients in achieving their chosen goals
  • Track and document clients changing needs
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients, families and teams

Skills & Experience

  • Experience and confidence in providing personal care
  • Previous experience in working with complex health needs
  • An unrestricted Australian driver¬ís licence
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate

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

  • Minimum hourly rate from $32.21 for permanent part time
  • Stable, predictable rosters and paid leave entitlements¬†
  • Access to wellbeing program for employees and families
  • Up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free¬†

How to Apply 
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ¬ĎApply¬í 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 7th of February, 2024

 

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