Disability Support Worker (Female). Casual – Arundel

Life Without Barriers

Location
QLD: Gold Coast
Reference #
503766
Closing Date
18-09-2024
Vacancy Type

 

At Life Without Barriers we consider gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, and so we ask that only Female applicants apply.

 

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 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

As a Disability Support Worker you will be dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of individuals. We have a casual opportunity available where you will provide active, person centred support to people with disabilities.

Successful candidates will have the availability to work a range of shifts in Supported Independent Living (SIL), supporting people with disability in shared housing or in their own home, providing various supports including personal care and daily living assistance. You can expect to work across a 24/7 roster. 

Arundel. 

 


Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day care (including personal care) and supervision
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping
  • Build positive relationships with the people we support and their families


Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience in the industry supporting clients with disability and/or relevant qualifications
  • An Australian DriverÂ’s Licence
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate (must be obtained prior to employment)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

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 a NDIS Worker Screening Check.


Benefits

  • An opportunity to make a meaningful, positive impact in the lives of people with a disability
  • Casual hourly rate from $41.76 + Super + 92 cents per kilometre travelled whilst working
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, cinemas, 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 Monica Saigi at monica.saigi@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 21st of July 2024.   

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