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Disability Support Worker - Koorda

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of over 7,500 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

As a Disability Support Worker, you will play an important role in supporting and empowering people with disability to live in and access the community independently and to achieve their individual goals.

In this role you will support a female in her own home with personal care (showering, grooming and self-care) as well as assisting with cooking, cleaning and laundry.

This role is in Koorda, a town in the north eastern Wheatbelt Region (240km east of Perth). Shift times are 9:00-11:00 or 10:00-12:00 Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support our client with daily showering, personal grooming and self-care.
  • Assisting with cooking, cleaning, laundry.
  • Occasional transport e.g. to medical appointments (driving a wheelchair accessible van)

Skills & Experience

  • Current driver’s licence
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate (mandatory prior to offer)
  • Ability to maintain clients’ privacy and confidentiality and professional boundaries

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging
  • Shift times are 9:00-11:00 or 10:00-12:00 Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Rate is $27.82 - $41.73 per hour (SCHADS Award level 2)

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter addressing the selection criteria in one document, 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 - Koorda enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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