- Job posted on: 7th May 2021
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 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.
The purpose of the Mentoring and Personalised Support Services (MAPPS Worker) is to engage and support children and their families in southern Tasmania, across areas of child safety, mental health and education, and developing individually tailored goals and action plans aimed at addressing identified needs. The MAPSS Worker proactively works with families to build capacity, identify strengths, and develop and maintain a positive parent - child relationship. We are looking to fill these roles on a part time basis, based in Hobart, for a maximum term of six months, with some potential to be extended. Shifts can be expected to be Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 6pm, and at other times as needed.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and hold Tasmanian Working With Vulnerable People Registration.
Send us your resume and covering letter (which should tell us what you would bring to the role of MAPSS Worker) in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Mentoring & Personalised Support Services Workers - Hobart enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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)