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Disability Support Worker - Malabar


Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 16 August, 2019.
Applications close: 24 August, 2019.

  • Permanent Part Time

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 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

Working at our group homes located in Malabar, you will play an important role in supporting and empowering our clients to live independently in the community and to achieve their individual goals.

We are looking for Disability Support Workers with previous experience supporting children with disability to join our team on a Permanent Part Time basis. 

It is expected that successful candidates will be available and willing to work a 24/7 roster that included regular shift work, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day care (including personal care) and supervision
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III Community Welfare, Disability or similar
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate
  • Experience supporting children with Disability
  • Experience working with clients with Autism and/or challenging behaviours will be highly regarded
  • Ability to maintain clients privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to work a variety of shifts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Career Development
  • Salary Sacrifice Tax Benefits
  • Multiple part time positions available

How to apply for this job

Apply here

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, 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 the 24th of August, 2019. 

 Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here.