- Job posted on: 15th Oct 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.
Joining our growing Intensive Therapeutic Care program in the Grafton, your role will involve providing day to day care and actively engaging children and young people with trauma background, complex needs and disability in purposeful activities and routines in order to support and increase life skills including emotional regulation, problem solving and social competencies.
The successful candidate will have a diploma in community services, youth work or similar, an understanding of the impacts of trauma on the development and behaviours of young people, experience supporting young people and/or people with disability in residential settings and availability to work across a 24/7 fortnightly rotating roster.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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).