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Disability Support Worker - Batemans Bay

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • Casual

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, your goal will be to empower our clients by helping them to live independently and achieve their goals. Specifically, we are looking for people who are passionate about a career in disability services and have experience in offering person-centred support. Our clients also need someone who will empathise and support them with their mental health and behaviours. This opportunity also requires the successful candidate to be flexible for a variety of shifts, including weekends, public holidays and the occasional sleepover shift.

Benefits:

  • An hourly rate from $35.51 per hour + super and penalty rates
  • We are an organisation that champions diversity, inclusivity, and equality
  • An opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Non-profit salary packaging benefits with Maxxia and other employee discounts
  • On-going training opportunities in a supportive and collaborative team environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the growth and development of our clients through community participation
  • Identify and support learning opportunities for all clients who access our services
  • Establish rapport and collaborate effectively with clients, their families & key stakeholders
  • Track and document an individual’s progress through thorough note keeping
  • Contribute to a positive team environment through demonstrating peer support

Skills & Experience

  • An unrestricted New South Wales driver’s licence
  • Confident working individually and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic technology and software
  • A current First Aid Certificate, which includes the course HLTAID003 or HLTAID011
  • A passion to make an everlasting difference and respect for culture and diversity

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 Now’ 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: Disability Support Worker - Batemans Bay 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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