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Disability Support Worker - Manjimup


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

Job posted on: 20 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 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

This is a rewarding opportunity for you to support our clients in the community and help them to engage and develop interests and increase access to the local community.

We have an initial 6 hrs per fortnight available, these hours may increase over time. Shifts days and times vary to suit our client’s requirements.

Responsibilities:  

  • Promote and assist Clients to achieve goals identified in Person Centred Plans
  • Assist Clients to develop independence and community networks 
  • Support our client’s interests 
  • Establish a rapport and collaborate effectively with clients and their carer to achieve positive outcomes
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or working towards
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills with clients, families and stakeholders
  • Experience working with clients with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current unrestricted Driver Licence  

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
  • Excellent Tax Benefits
  • Permanent part-time contract 

How to apply for this job

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