Disability Support Worker. Casual - Lismore

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Lismore & Far North Coast
Reference #
503599
Closing Date
18-09-2024
Vacancy Type

Step into our delightful home as a disability support superstar primarily on a on-call casual basis, delivering personalised care to our incredible clients. Join us in this fulfilling role, where you will encourage our clients to thrive through individualised and client led care.

About the role

In the role of a Disability Support Worker, you will offer personalised, active support to participants with disability. Your responsibilities will vary depending on each client's needs, but prior experience in personal care, manual handling including use of hoist, and behaviour support will be greatly valued. This role is primarily an on-call casual position and will mostly consist of providing coverage during times of staff sick leave and annual leave however you will be part of a 24/7 roster and may also be required to take on a variety of day, afternoon and active overnight shifts ensuring that our support is available whenever it's needed most.

Skills & Experience

  • A commitment to supporting and advocating the individual needs, skills, abilities, and personal goals of people with disability
  • A current First Aid Certificate, which includes the course HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current unrestricted driver's licence and access to a reliable vehicle (minimum Third Party insurance)
  • Access to a personal mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet and ability to use basic technology and software

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 and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

Benefits

  • Pay rates starting from $40.26 (casual) per hour as per the SCHADS Award
  • Make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals living with disability whilst building a long-term career in a growing industry
  • Enjoy exclusive salary packaging on everyday living expenses (including mortgage, rent and bills) and gain access to a range of enticing employee discounts

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.   

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

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 email caprisse.angemi@lwb.org.au  

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