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Support Workers - Out of Home Care. Permanent, Part-Time - Broome


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About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 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 rewarding opportunity for you to make a change in a Child or Young Person's life. Working directly with Children and Young People who live in a 24/7 Residential Setting. You will actively support the individual needs of the young people through supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, providing support with daily living activities. Support Workers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes in a positive and proactive environment.

The successful candidates will need to have experience working with Children and Young People who have complex behaviours or who have experienced trauma.” This part- time role is based in Broome working after school hours and occasionally weekends with sleepover shifts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide day to day care, supervision and transport to children and young people
  • Actively participate in activities and increase competencies of young people
  • Develop, implement and monitor individual plans
  • Maintenance of progress notes and report writing
  • Support the involvement of family
  • Mentoring the young people
Skills & Experience
  • Certificate III in Community Welfare, or similar, or willingness to complete this within first 2 years of employment.
  • A current First Aid Certificate.
  • A current unrestricted Driver Licence.
  • Ability to work various shifts (after school hours, sleepover & active nights) throughout the week and weekends.
  • Good communication skills including the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (including families of service users).
  • Ability to maintain service user privacy and confidentiality.
  • Established problem solving and conflict management skills.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check and a DCP 395 clearance.

Benefits
  • Great tax benefits
  • Growing organisation with great career opportunities
  • Work with a team passionate about making positive changes to people’s lives
How to Apply
include your resume and covering letter in one document, click on the 'Apply' button and follow the screen prompts. Please direct any enquiries to 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:

8445

Location:

Broome, WA,

Title:

Support Workers - Out of Home Care. Permanent, Part-Time - Broome

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

15.05.2019