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Assistant in Nursing - Emu Plains

Life Without Barriers (National)
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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 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, 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

In this role you will provide person-centred nursing care, domestic assistance and active support to people living with a disability. Prior experience supporting people living with disabilities will be highly regarded but not essential. Due to the support needs of our clients, we also ask our Assistants in Nursing to work flexibly across a 24/7 roster. This includes short shifts, weekends, and public holidays.


  • An hourly rate starting from $28.86 per hour on the Nurses Award + super and penalty rates
  • On-going training opportunities in a supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Non-profit salary packaging benefits with Maxxia and other employee discounts
  • An opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • We are an organisation that champions diversity, inclusivity, and equality

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver quality care for people with disability in line with their individual lifestyle plans
  • Observe and report changes in clients’ health and daily living needs in a timely manner
  • Cooperate within a team to share information and ensure consistent service delivery
  • Complete required documentation to ensure accurate records are maintained
  • Report potential risks and safety hazards to maintain a safe work environment for all

Skills & Experience

  • An unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • The ability to work flexibly around a 24/7 roster
  • Clear and honest communication and basic computer skills
  • Experience or a certification in manual handling preferred
  • A current First Aid Certificate, which includes the course HLTAID003 or 011
  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability, Home and Community Care, or similar

Successful candidates will be required to clear all state-based probity checks; including but not limited to a National Criminal History Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Zali Kakko at recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Assistant in Nursing - Emu Plains enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview

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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

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