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Support Worker. Part Time - Derby/Fitzroy Crossing


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Job Description:

About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation op 6,500 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.

About the role
This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive change in the lives of People with a Disability. Clients will include adults and children with high medical needs, challenging behaviours, physical and intellectual disabilities, mental health issues and aged care.

Working in a team, you will facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with service users in a positive and proactive environment. You will be actively supporting their individual needs and creating a safe environment during their daily activities.

Please note – you must be prepared to travel to remote communities in and around Derby and Fitzroy Crossing. Also required to work various shifts throughout the week and weekend, some positions may include active nights/Sleepovers. Permanent part-time roles will be guaranteed a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist our clients in day to day living including cooking, house-keeping, personal care, hygiene, shopping etc.
  • Assist our clients to maintain independence and community networks
  • Comply with OH&S & Infection Control Management protocols
  • Provide a person centred approach
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills with Clients, families and stakeholders.
Skills & Experience
  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III in Individual Support - Disability or similar
  • Provide First Aid Certificate (to be completed prior to commencing employment)
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Strong Computer literacy skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work autonomously and be a productive member of the team.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to offer of employment.

Benefits
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Salary Sacrifice Tax Benefits
  • Hourly starting rate: $25.98 per hour plus Super
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 recruitment@lwb.org.au

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au

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.
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Job ID:

8444

Location:

Derby/Fitzroy, WA,

Title:

Support Worker. Part Time - Derby/Fitzroy Crossing

Category:

Health Care
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Posted:

15.05.2019