- Part Time
- Disability Services, Care and Support Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 18 Jul 2019
- Applications close: 24 Jul 2019 (expired)
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.
Life Without Barriers is looking for experienced and dedicated Disability Support Workers to join our team across the Adelaide Metropolitan area. LWB staff provide support to adults with Intellectual Disabilities/Physical Disabilities/Psycho-Social Disabilities and or a Dual Diagnosis across a variety of settings.
We are seeking Disability Support Workers who are experienced in providing in-home support, as well as support to access the wider community. You will assist with skill development and provide assistance to ensure each client meets his/her goals. Your working day, may include (but not limited to), assistance and/or support with daily life, including, domestic activities, social and community participation and varying skill development activities.
To be successful, you will need well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a Team as well as family members, you will need good communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to follow the routines and protocols in the setting in which you work.
These roles will require successful applicants to be available and willing to work within a 24/7 roster that includes regular shift work, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays, on a permanent part time basis.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.
We take the welfare of our clients seriously and require all successful candidates to undergo a National Police Check which LWB will initiate and other probity checks prior to issuing an employment contract. This can take from 24 hours to 4 weeks and you must have LWB clearance prior to commencing employment with us.