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Disability Support Worker - Toowoomba

Life Without Barriers

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 challenging but rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive change in the lives of People with a Disability.

Working in a team, you will facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with service users in a positive and proactive environment. You will be actively supporting their individual needs and creating a safe environment. You will be responsible for supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, implementing and monitoring their Support Plan. 

This role will service the whole Toowoomba Region. You will be required to travel to all locations.

Please note:

In order to best support our clients, the successful incumbent for this position will be required to do sleepover shifts, work alternate weekends and must be flexible with shift-work working arrangements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day care (including personal care) and supervision
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence - Essential
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain) - Essential
  • Certificate III in Individual Support / Aged Care / Community Services or higher
  • Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care

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

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Salary packaging options through Maxxia
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Permanent ongoing positions available

How to apply

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