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 youre 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
Are you a person who seeks to inspire, empower and support individuals with a disability to have better lives? We are looking for a positive, experienced and committed support worker to assist our client to achieve her best life. Our client is in her 50s, she loves social outings, walks in the park, community singing groups, arts and crafts, having a coffee and swimming. Our client lives alone and requires support in her home with all aspects of daily living, support shifts are 1:1.
Working to facilitate the delivery of high quality services and achieve positive outcomes with and for our female resident. Our resident is best supported in quiet environments and likes to be included in decision making regarding what activities she would like to be involved in she also enjoys predictable stable routines. Experience with autism is essential. The resident support needs vary in terms of levels of independence, including engagement in community participation. The team are experienced staff and are ready and willing to provide positive mentoring support.
Skills and Experience
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click Apply and follow the prompts. For any general enquiries including requests to view the roster line prior to applying; (not applications) including persons with disability that require adjustments please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Midnight Sunday 3rd July 2022
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.
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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