- Job posted on: 9th Aug 2019
- Applications close:
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.
LWB has recently expanded services and is looking to recruit additional staff to operate a 24/7 model for young people.
This is a rewarding opportunity for you to work with family groups of siblings from 6 to 22 years old or individual young people up to 22 years old. We are looking for Youth Workers who have demonstrated experience working with young people who have experienced trauma and are living with disabilities. The purpose will be to assist with independent living and to assist young people with engagement in the community.
The role will include providing care in a supported accommodation setting, including day shifts, sleepover shifts and afternoon/after school shifts.
This role would suit youth workers, residential workers, disability support workers and those who have worked with young people with challenging behaviours.
We are looking for individuals who are interested in residential shift work and assisting young people to achieve their independent goals and engage in the community.
We have permanent part time and casual positions available.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Department of Communities Check and Working with Children Check.