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Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 20 Nov 2019 (expired)
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Disability Support Worker - Castle Hill / Yennora

Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 20 Nov 2019 (expired)
  • 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 Supported Independent Living settings (Group Homes) in both Castle Hill and Yennora, you will play an important role in supporting and empowering people with disability to live independently in the community and to achieve their individual goals.

We are looking for a Disability Support Worker with previous experience supporting children with disability to join our team on a Permanent Part Time basis. The ideal candidate will have experience working with clients who display challenging behaviours.

For the suitable candidate, there is up to 30 hours per week available across the two services and it is expected that the successful candidate will be available and willing to work a 24/7 roster that includes regular shift work, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with clients daily living (including personal care)
  • Participation in activities of daily living
  • Assisting Clients with Community access and transport
  • Maintaining and monitoring person-centred plans
  • Following individual support plans and behaviour support plans where required
  • Documentation and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Disability, Community Welfare or similar
  • Driver's license 
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Previous experience working with and supporting children with disability
  • Previous experience working with clients who display challenging behaviours
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster
  • Ability to maintain service user privacy and confidentiality

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 organisation
  • Hourly rate from $26.99 per hour + super + salary packaging benefits
  • On-going training opportunities

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.

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