Disability Support Worker. Causal – Kogarah, Hurstville, Miranda and surrounds

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
503024
Closing Date
28-04-2024
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

Provide personalised support to individuals with disabilities living in Kogarah, Hurstville, Miranda and surrounding suburbs including Gymea, Arncliffe, Beverly Park, Kirrawee and South Hurstville.

To provide the best support you will be an experienced Disability Support Worker with a range of experience across social support, behaviour support, personal care, complex health needs, manual handling and hoisting.

The successful candidate will be willing to work across multiple locations and have availability to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster including weekends, public holidays and nights.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide active person-centred support
  • Follow behaviour support plans
  • Promote client goals through enjoyable activities
  • Provide personal care
  • Ensure safe manual handling and hoisting

Skills & Experience

  • Personal Care experience
  • Previous experience working with people with complex health needs
  • Experience with behaviours of concern and following behaviour support plans
  • Unrestricted Australian driverÂ’s licence
  • First Aid and CPR certificates

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
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people within your local community
  • Access to discounts on private health insurance, vehicle servicing, retail and more
  • Do meaningful work in a company that champions diversity, inclusivity and equality

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 28th of February, 2024.

 

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