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Disability Support Worker - Narrabri


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

Job posted on: 15 August, 2019.
Applications close: 25 August, 2019.

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7000 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

These are truly rewarding positions where you will play an important role to support and empower People with Disability who living in your community, to achieve their individual goals.

You will have the opportunity to support our clients in their own home, where your will provide assistance that enables our clients to live independently. You will also be involved in our group support services, where our clients are supported to participate in a diverse range of activities and interests

It is expected that the successful application will be willing and able to work in both the Narrabri and Wee Waa  areas as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support in daily activities 
  • Enable clients to achieve goals'
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping 
  • Transport 
  • Implement development programs, and to identify and support learning opportunities

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III Disability, Community Welfare or similar
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence 
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience supporting People with Disability  

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).

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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

How to apply for this job

Apply here.

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, please contact Kristy Crowe at recruitment@lwb.org.au.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 25th August 2019