- Job posted on: 12th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation 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 with culturally diverse backgrounds, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
Our National Immigration Support Service (NISS) provides a broad range of support to Asylum Seekers and Refugees who are living in the Australian community while their immigration status is resolved.
Life Without Barriers is the largest national provider of the Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS), contracted by the Department of Home Affairs. Due to recent growth and extended funding we are now able to provide our service to more people seeking asylum and refugee status in Australia.
You will have excellent time management skills, the ability to quickly build relationships with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and enjoy working in a structured environment and meeting KPIs. You enjoy problem solving and supporting clients build their skills and knowledge via group education sessions and regular assessment of Care Plans. You will conduct needs assessments and create individual Care Plans to ensure that client’s needs are being met as well as providing clients with the tools and skills required to transition to independent community living.
Full Time Max Term Contract until 30th June 2020.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
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).