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Disability Support Workers - Central Coast

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7000 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 client focused role where your passion for supporting others and naturally caring nature with be highly valued. The team you will be joining is supportive and welcoming and understands the importance of a positive attitude and ability to be reliable and flexible.  

We offer two different programs on the Central Coast; Lifestyle Supports where you will support clients to access our day programs and community based services and Supported Independent Living where you will assist clients to live independently in their own or shared homes (group home).

As part of our recruitment process, we will work with you to determine which program you will be best suited to depending on your experience, availability and career goals.

What are we looking for?

  • You are reliable, flexible, caring and very passionate about supporting others
  • You may have professional or personal experience supporting people with disability
  • You may be starting your career within the Disability industry and have a strong customer service background
  • A willingness to obtain a Certificate III in Disability within first 2 years of employment
  • Current and unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Sound computer, written and verbal communication skills

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).

How to Apply

Click ‘Apply’, follow the prompts and please include a resume and cover letter. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Hayley Nash at recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Disability Support Workers - Central Coast enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview

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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