Disability Support Worker (In Home Support). Casual – Northern Beaches and surrounds

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
503478
Closing Date
18-09-2024
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 youÂ’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 of the Northern Beaches including Dee Why, Cammeray, Manly, French’s Forest and surrounds.

Successful candidates will have availability for short shifts (up to 2 hours) across weekdays with availability for early morning, late afternoon, and evening shifts. You will be required to travel to different locations in the Northern Beaches and surrounding suburbs to provide in-home support to individual people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
  • Domestic assistance (support with household chores)
  • Maintain and monitor person-centred plans
  • Documenting and progress note keeping
  • Community access and transport (with the use of your own vehicle)

Skills & Experience

  • Experience supporting people with disability 
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Confidence and experience in manual handling and providing personal care
  • Australian Drivers Licence and reliable, insured vehicle 
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Willing to complete basic household chores
  • Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care

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 $41.76
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability in your local community
  • Short shifts, providing flexibility for secondary employment or study commitments

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 on Sunday the 28th of July, 2024

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