Driving Instructor. Permanent Full Time Kalgoorlie

Life Without Barriers

Location
WA: Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Reference #
503486
Closing Date
18-09-2024
Vacancy Type

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of over 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.   

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

Bring your driver experience and passion for making a positive impact in your local community to this permanent full time driving instructor position, delivering theory and practical driving instruction to clients of Life Without Barriers, enhancing the capacity of local community driver training and education.

The successful candidate will hold a current WA manual driving licence, a WA driving instructor licence (or be willing to obtain with LWB’s support) and have a keen interest in working within the community services sector. Candidates with experience as a bus driver, delivery driver or similar will be highly regarded.

This is a permanent full-time position, from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver practical and theory Manual Driver Licence education to target clients ensuring that appropriate records are maintained.
  • Support and promote engagement with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community groups.
  • Attend stakeholder meetings and/or training where required.
  • Ensure that assets including Driver funded vehicles are maintained to a high standard.

Skills & Experience

  • A current WA Manual Driving Licence
  • A current WA Driving Instructor Licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • Ability to work effectively with youth and adults with challenging behaviours.
  • Demonstrated experience of working unsupervised in rural and remote regions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and the issues faced by Aboriginal people and communities.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check and DCP395 check.

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

  • Make a positive impact in the lives of your local community
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided
  • Monthly rostered day’s off (enjoy a long weekend every month!)
  • Opportunity to join one of the largest social purpose organisations in Australia
  • Up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Discounts on private health insurance, movies, restaurants and more

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 Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au 

Applications close at midnight on Saturday 3rd August.

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