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Disability Support Worker. Part Time- Cairns


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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation working in more than 300 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 Disability. Joining our team in Cairns, you will partner with our customers to live independently with others or on their own in a proactive 24/7 Supported Accommodation environment.

The roster for this Permanent Part Time position includes sleepover shifts and occasional weekends.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping

Skills & Experience
  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III Individual Support, Community Services or similar (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Experience working with Complex Behaviours
  • Passionate about delivering Person-Centred Support
Critically, your experience supporting high needs customers with Positive Behaviour Support Plans and passion for providing Active Support will drive you to make a real difference to the lives of those we support.

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

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Permanent ongoing positions available
  • Flexible roster arrangements
  • Competitive hourly rate and salary packaging options

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.

Applications close at midnight on 18 March 2018.

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Cairns, QLD,


Disability Support Worker. Part Time- Cairns


Nonprofit-Social Services