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Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 15 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 30 Nov 2019 (expired)
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Disability Support Worker - Alice Springs / Central Australia

Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 15 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 30 Nov 2019 (expired)

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

To actively support the individual needs of people who access Life Without Barriers’ disability services through supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing and monitoring their Individual Plan. Disability Support Workers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients in a positive and proactive environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Community Welfare or similar (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current Provide First Aid & CPR Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Experience working with Complex Behaviours (desirable)
  • Passionate about provide Person-Centred and Active Support

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Make a difference in the lives of people
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Access to salary packaging options
  • Permanent Part Time positions available  

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.

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