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Live in Carers / Support Workers - Perth


Employer: Lifestyle Solutions
Work Type/s: Casual, Contract
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 08 August, 2019.
Applications close: 18 August, 2019. (Expired)

Lifestyle Solutions believes that everyone is equal. We believe that with equal recognition, equal treatment and equal opportunity we can support people in leading a rich, productive and happy life. We care because we believe that we can make a difference - and make it matter. Our team embodies reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring service to the people we support on a national scale.

We are looking for individuals who will embody our values and are passionate about meeting the needs of the people we support, our customers, to help them lead a good life.

With a rapidly growing reach across almost all of Australia, our organisation works within the areas of Disability Services and Child and Family Services. Our focus is to walk alongside the people we support, embracing their individual needs to assist them in any way we can to live the everyday lifestyle to which they aspire.

The Opportunity

Lifestyle Solutions are seeking applications from experienced, energetic, and committed people who wish to join our Children and Family team as a Live in Carer or Support Worker for new client residential placements in Perth, WA. This will be a fixed term contract with possible extension or you will be placed in a pool until a suitable placement option arises. You will be part of a great team network led by a passionate Care Coordinator making a difference.

You will enjoy a diversity of tasks in the role. Your typical day may consist of a range of daily living supports including school support, cleaning, washing, meal preparation and community engagement.

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working with young people and/or people with a disability who have experienced trauma
  • Strong knowledge and experience on the impact of trauma and child behaviour
  • Ability to be flexible within your work environment as part of a team and as an individual
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one

Desirable Requirements:

Formal qualifications in Community Services, Youth or Disability would be highly regarded.

Working for Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a difference to people’s lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of that, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our workplace. Working for Lifestyle Solutions means that you will be presented with opportunities, support, and recognition whilst working alongside people who are passionate about what they do, and more importantly passionate about why they do it.

Important Points to Remember

Only applicants who are successful in progressing to an interview stage will be contacted.

Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the applicants’ capability, application, interview and selection process and completion of relevant pre-employment probity checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks, prior to commencing.

Relevant checks and clearances may take between 4-6 weeks to be finalised.

Lifestyle Solutions is a Child Safe Organisation

Lifestyle Solutions is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

Lifestyle Solutions encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace

How to apply for this job

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