Disability Support Worker, Tennant Creek

Life Without Barriers

Location
NT: Alice Springs & Central Australia
Reference #
497323
Closing Date
29-08-2022
Vacancy Type

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 the career move for you.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 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. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.  

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

We are seeking people with life skills who are caring, compassionate and respectful, who really want to make a positive impact on people with disability to live empowered and independent lives. 

We are seeking people with all different skills sets and lived experiences.

Could you support someone with any of the following?

  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Cleaning
  • Gardening
  • Swimming
  • Bike riding
  • Supporting people to learn how to budget
  • Supporting people to build meaningful community connections
  • Supporting people to develop and meet their own personal goals
  • Supporting people to remain connected to their culture, kin and community

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Passionate about delivering Person-Centred support
  • Current Provide First Aid & CPR Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Managing behaviours of concern – Full training provided
  • Medication Management and health-related supports – Full training provided

Successful candidates will be required to Undergo National Criminal History Record Check prior to starting.

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.

  
Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Flexible roster arrangements
  • Competitive hourly rate and salary packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing training
  • Travel club membership, discounted health insurance & discounted vehicle servicing to mention a few

  
How to Apply

Include your resume, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact lisa.hurd@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. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

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