- Job posted on: 4th Jul 2022
- Applications close:
What we stand for at Life Without Barriers:
We have always been, and continue to be, a community of people unshaken by the toughest of circumstances and invigorated by working together to break down barriers.
Our purpose is clear – we strive to contribute to a world where each person can live a life free of barriers that prevent them from realising their rights and opportunities.
Our Reconciliation Action Plans and ground-breaking commitment to support a future where Aboriginal young people are cared for by their own communities, in partnership with SNAICC
We offer competitive benefits such as formal training and development, partnerships with higher education providers and support to attain qualifications, six weeks’ leave, salary packaging, retention bonuses and an inclusive workforce where every employee can be themselves.
Please note: To be considered for a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.
You will be leading a Care Team to support young people in residential Out of Home Care. You will lead the implementation of the CARE framework (https://www.lwb.org.au/our-approach/child-youth-and-family/) to ensure a therapeutic home environment, where children and young people are actively engaged in activities and routines which support them to develop life skills including emotional regulation, problem solving and social competencies.
Working within CARE you will strive to enhance the lives of young people in our Residential Out of Home Care Program incorporating a therapeutic, trauma informed approach.
You will seek to partner with families and other key stakeholders to ensure a strong support network for our young people. You will be passionate about involving family, and supporting young people’s connection to culture, your sense of adventure will take you to remote communities around the Northern Territory. You will be a compassionate, strengths-based leader who creates a supportive and inclusive environment for your team.
You are a passionate advocate for the young people you support and believe in giving all children and young people a voice.
The position requires the incumbent to work on a rostered basis that will include some weekend and overnight shifts when required.
Situated on the very edge of the Northern Territory this coastal community is home to possibly the friendliest and most culturally diverse people in Australia. A two-and-a-half-hour flight to Asia and on the doorstep of Kakadu, home to the one the World’s oldest living cultures, Darwin is a multicultural and vibrant city. To find out more information on the please follow the link: https://boundlesspossible.nt.gov.au/
Work with us and you may be eligible for private rental assistance. Rent Choice uniquely enables LWB workers to source their own private rental accommodation and receive a rental subsidy of a max. $12,000 for up to twelve months, depending upon their household size and the rental location. To find out more information please follow the link: https://venturehousing.org.au/rent-choice
Please note: To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are continuously reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.
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 using the subject line: Therapeutic Residential Lead 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 can offer 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