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Residential Support Worker

Australian Red Cross
  • Part time position minimum 7.5 hours per week with opportunity of increased hours depending on Service Requirements
  • Ongoing position
  • Based in Cottesloe, WA and Perth Metro area (Various in home locations around Perth north and South metro)

Who are we?

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

Our Lady Lawley Cottage

Lady Lawley Cottage offer children and young people with disability a range of supports tailored to meet their individual needs.

The team works across two purpose-designed premises in Cottesloe and East Fremantle, providing a home-away-from-home experience including Day, Short Stays and Positive Behaviour Support as well as providing in home support to clients through the High Needs Program.  

About the role

This position is responsible for providing a safe standard of holistic care in accordance with the policies of Australian Red Cross, the Disability Service Standards and the relevant Australian Health Care Standards. You will maintain an environment designed to empower people with disabilities through good communication and promoting independence.

The role includes both on-site overnight and day support as well as individualised high needs support to Children in their homes.

What you will bring 

  • Significant experience providing quality support and maintaining an environment to empower people with disabilities
  • Sound understanding and commitment to the rights of people with disabilities
  • Demonstrated experience providing personal care, managing behaviours of concern and prioritising workloads for effective outcomes
  • Proven ability to work co-operatively within a team and maintain good working relationships
  • Up to date Manual Handling and First Aid Training


Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars.

For further enquiries please see position description below contact Eve Kennedy on 9318 2162.

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