- Job posted on: 21st Feb 2020
- Applications close:
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.
Based at our Supported Independent Living setting’s (with potential for shifts in our day programs) in Wollongong, you will play an important role in supporting and empowering people with disability to live independently in the community and to achieve their individual goals.
We are seeking Disability Support Workers with previous experience working with adults in Supported Independent Living settings to join our team on a Casual basis, with Permanent Part Time positions available for suitable candidates.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with clients who display challenging behaviours and be available for up to 20 hours per week across a 24/7 roster that includes regular shift work, active night shifts, weekends and public holidays.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.
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).