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Disability Support Worker - Minto

Life Without Barriers
  • Casual role
  • Minto location

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

We are seeking a Disability Support Worker with previous experience working with young adults in Supported Independent Living (Group Home) settings to join our team on a Casual basis in Minto.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with young adult clients who display behaviours of concern, a strong understanding of medication management and administration, strong written communication skills including previous experience with incident reporting and client documentation and will be available for our Morning Shifts from 6am to 10am.

The successful candidate may also be given the opportunity for additional shifts across a 24/7 roster that includes regular shift work, active night shifts, weekends

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with clients daily living (including personal care)
  • Participation in activities of daily living
  • Assisting Clients with Community access and transport
  • Maintaining and monitoring person-centred plans
  • Following individual support plans and behaviour support plans where required
  • Documentation and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Disability, Community Welfare or similar
  • Current NSW Driver's license 
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Previous experience working with clients who display behaviours of concern
  • Strong understanding of medication management and administration
  • Strong written communication skills, including previous experience with incident reporting and client documentation
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster
  • Ability to maintain service user privacy and confidentiality

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

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Hourly rate from $27.64 per hour + super + salary packaging benefits
  • On-going training opportunities

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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