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Life Without Barriers offers prospective employees, excellent career opportunities within the Disability Development and Support space. As an organisation at the forefront of the sector and a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation we currently employee 7,000 employees in more than 530 communities across Australia. 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. Within the Victorian Disability Accommodation Services arena, we are growing and continue to make a positive difference in the daily lives of adults with disability across 130 houses providing support to 500+ clients across the Melbourne Metropolitan area.
As a Disability Development & Support Officer in this residential home in Blackburn you will be responsible for providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing and monitoring Individual Plan’s including personal care. In this role you will work to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with and for the clients within the house.
The house profile: This is the home of 4 women aged 29-51yrs. The residents support needs vary in terms of levels of independence and support in terms of personal care, behavioural support required, medication management and assistance with daily living skills is required. Two residents are non-verbal so signing skills would be advantageous. All residents have 1:1 support for community access and participation which is being phased in slowly due to the COVID 19 situation.
This is a part-time ongoing position with 40.30/44 hr fortnightly splits and the roster line includes a combination of mornings, days, afternoons/evenings. There are no sleepovers or active nights and every other weekend off.
To Apply: Ref Job number 495799 - Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any general enquiries (not applications) including persons with disability that require adjustments please contact email@example.com, using the subject line: Disability Development & Support Officer - Blackburn enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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.