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Disability Support Worker - Broome

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000+ employees 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 of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

This is a great opportunity for a Disability Support Worker looking for night and sleepover shifts in our Short Term Accommodation for people with disabilities (including complex and challenging behaviours). Working in a team, you will be actively supporting our clients individual needs and creating a safe environment.

Shift times are typically: 

Night shift - 21:00-06:00

Sleepover - 16:00-22:00 (Sleep) 06:00-08:00

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Promote and assist Clients to achieve goals identified in Person Centred Plans
  • Utilise positive behaviour strategies
  • Providing support with personal care, living skills, medication and other support as required
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Support - preferred
  • Experience working with people with challenging behaviour and complex health needs
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills with Clients, families and stakeholders
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • Competent computer skills to complete online training and administration tasks
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate (mandatory prior to commencement)
  • A current unrestricted Driver Licence
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the position).

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Career Development and ongoing training
  • Generous Salary Packaging tax benefits

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Disability Support Worker - Broome 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

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