Disability Support Worker. Permanent Part Time - Batemans Bay

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Reference #
502958
Closing Date
23-06-2024
Vacancy Type

If you are seeking a meaningful role in Disability Support, here is your opportunity! We have three Permanent Part-Time positions available in Batemans Bay. You will be responsible for providing daily care to residents in Supported Independent Living homes as well as within our Community Program.

 

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. 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.

We are looking for applicants with availability to work one of the following permanent part-time opportunities:

Contract 1:

Week 1

Wednesday 1500-0900 Sleepover

Sunday 1500-0900 Sleepover

Week 2

Wednesday 1500-0900 Sleepover

Friday 1500-0700 Sleepover

Sunday 1500-0900 Sleepover

 

Contract 2:

Week 1

Monday 0900-1500 Community

Tuesday 0900-1500 Community

Wednesday 0930-1430  Community

Friday 0900-1430 Community & Day Program

 

Week 2

Wednesday 0930-1430 Community

Friday 0900-1500 Community

 

Contract 3:
Week 1

Monday 0900-1200 Day Program 

Wednesday 0900-1500 Day Program

Friday 09000-1500 Community 

Week 2

Wednesday 0900-1500 Day Program 

Friday 1000-1430 Day Program 

Saturday 0845-1415 Community 

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates as per NDIS requirements
  • A current unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence and access to a reliable vehicle
  • 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

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). 

Benefits

  • Pay rates starting from $32.21 (part time) per hour as per the SCHADS Award
  • Make a real difference to people's lives
  • On-going training opportunities in a supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Values-led and dedicated staff
  • Build your career at Life Without Barriers
  • 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 

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