- Full Time
- Disability Services, Care and Support Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 02 Dec 2019
- Applications close: 15 Dec 2019
Life Without Barriers was selected by the Victorian Government to operate a number of Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Short Term Accommodation and Assistance Programs (STAA) previously managed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In the first half of 2019, 600 participants with disability and 1,200 employees transferred to work under the Life Without Barriers umbrella. With this opportunity comes a responsibility we take seriously about the trust placed in us by people and their families to provide support as a key disability provider in Victoria. See here for more information.
The DHHS has offered eligible employees Early Retirement Packages, resulting in several positions which we aim to recruit over the coming months. This creates opportunities to express interest in these positions and progress your career.
We are looking for all levels of Support Worker (DDSO1, DDSO1Q and Advanced) for various roles in the Melbourne Metro area. You will be responsible for providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing and monitoring Individual Plan’s. You will also work to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients. This role involves working with clients with both complex, and high medical needs and complex behaviours, experience in these areas is essential.
In order to be compliant successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and an International Criminal History Record Check; if you have resided for 12 months or more outside of Australia in the last 10 years. A Working with Children Check is also required (where relevant to the role) and a current Victorian Driver's Licence is essential.
For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact email@example.com, using the subject line: Disability Support Workers enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 15th December.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here.