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Disability Support Worker - Bunbury

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • Casual/Part Time

About the Organisation

Empowering people with disability to live life the way they choose is at the heart of how Life Without Barriers has operated for over 25 years. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and continue this mission. Support people with disability to have the choice, control and independence to live their best life. If you’re passionate about inclusivity, respect, and making a meaningful difference, this is could be a career move for you.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8000 employees working in more than 500 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

In this client focused role, you will join a welcoming team to support clients who may have complex medical needs and behaviours within their own homes or shared accommodation.

Some clients require 24/7 support so it is important that you are available to work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends. Assisting with personal care (showering, dressing etc) is a requirement of the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow individual support plans, behaviour support plans and health care plans
  • Participate in community activities within a Supported Independent Living environment
  • Maintain and monitor a client’s person-centred support plan
  • Identify and support a range of learning opportunities for our clients
  • Track and document an individual’s progress through thorough note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals of people with disabilities
  • Computer literacy and administration skills
  • Ability to maintain clients’ privacy and confidentiality
  • Willing to travel to support clients
  • Current driver’s license and reliable vehicle 
  • Current Provide First-Aid certificate

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Career Development opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice Tax Benefits

How to Apply

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 abigail.macleod@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Disability Support Worker - Bunbury enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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