- Disability Services, Care and Support Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 18 Jul 2019
- Applications close: 25 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.
This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive change in the lives of people with a disability. We are looking for a number of experienced Disability Support Workers who can service our Supported Accommodation houses (residential houses with up 4 four clients with 24/7 support) and Community Access (day and weekend shifts taking clients to appointments and activities).
We have a variety of shifts available including full days, overnight and short midday shifts.
Please note this is an example and shifts will vary between houses.
We are looking for staff who are competent working with clients with high needs, varying medical, mental and physical disabilities.
Key areas of experience are: Mental Health, Dysphagia, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down Syndrome, incontinence and personal care. You must have experiencing working with clients with challenging behaviour.
Our new team members will be trained across our houses and clients so that they can adapt and work wherever we need support.
Locations include – Bibra Lake, Hilton, Armadale, Cannington
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.