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Disability Support Workers - Broome

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • Permanent Part Time

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.

These roles will require successful applicants to be available and willing to work within a 24/7 roster that includes regular shift work, including night shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Promote and assist Clients to achieve goals identified in Person Centred Plans.
  • Support in day to day living, promoting cooking, housekeeping, hygiene, shopping etc.
  • Assist Clients to develop independence and community networks.
  • Utilise positive behaviour strategies.
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Support - preferred
  • Experience working with people with challenging behaviour and/or people with a disability or mental illness
  • 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

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 Sacrifice Tax Benefits

How to apply

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