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Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Aged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsCanberra & ACT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Nov 2019 (expired)
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Support Worker

Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesDisability Services, Aged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsCanberra & ACT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 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:

As a Support Worker, you will play a key role in promoting the independence of our clients (which includes people with disability and aged clients) to remain living independently at home through the provision of social support, domestic assistance and personal care.

Individual shifts range between 1 to 2 hours, ideal for candidates seeking additional casual work, work during school hours or Tafe/University students. We are able to offer flexible hours to suit your own personal circumstances and the quantity can be rostered to suit you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide support to clients through the implementation of individual support plans
  • Social support and transportation including transport to medical appointments, grocery shopping and social appointments.
  • Personal care including showering, grooming and dressing assistance
  • Housekeeping and domestic assistance including cooking, household cleaning and laundry assistance
  • Administering basic first aid and manual handling as required

Skills & experience:

  • A current Certificate III in Community Services or the willingness to complete within 2 years
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence
  • Reliable registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Strong communication skills
  • A passion for supporting and promoting the individual needs of our clients

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record check and Working with Vulnerable People check.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest Social Purpose Organisations
  • Ongoing training, Support and career advancement opportunities
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Hourly rate starting from $22.24 per hour + casual loading + kilometres reimbursed

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