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Disability Support Workers - Port Augusta

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.  

We have multiple permanent part-time positions available across our 24/7 supported residential home supporting Aboriginal men with a disability and clients living in the community in Port Augusta. Working in a team, 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

  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
  • Community Access and Transport
  • Maintain and Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting and Progress Note keeping
  • Assist individuals to engage in cultural activities and maintain cultural connection
  • Maintain high level of integrity and regard for professional boundaries, confidentiality and ability to maintain sensitive information including Aboriginal matters.

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or similar
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate
  • Sound understanding and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and issues affecting Aboriginal people.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and a DHS/DCSI Disability Employment clearance.    

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Work for one of Australia's largest Social Purpose organisations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available
  • Supportive culture and team environment

How to apply

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