About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers offers prospective employees, excellent career opportunities within the Disability Development and Support space. As an organisation at the forefront of the sector and a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation we currently employee 8,000 employees in more than 530 communities across Australia. 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. Within the Victorian Disability Accommodation Services arena, we are growing and continue to make a positive difference in the daily lives of adults with disability across 130 houses providing support to 500+ clients across the Melbourne Metropolitan area.
About the role
We are looking for 2 enthusiastic, client focussed & qualified Disability Support Workers to join our team in the Eastern Suburb of Doncaster. The available lines are day and afternoon shift rosters. You will be working in Part time positions and will be actively involved in supporting the development, implementation and monitoring of Individual Care plans for clients with high support needs. Within these guidelines and frameworks, you will work to facilitate the delivery of high-quality services to achieve positive outcomes for clients in a safe environment offering as much independence as possible. The house has clients with varying support needs requiring structure, routine and consistency. We are looking for someone who is a clear communicator, Enjoys process & routine, and is thorough with documentation and can meet deadlines.
Key Responsibilities include:
To be successful in these roles you will possess the following;
Skills & Experience
In order to be compliant successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and an International Criminal History Record Check; if you have resided for 12 months or more outside of Australia in the last 10 years. A Working with Children Check & NDIS workers screening check is also required (where relevant to the role) and a current Victorian Driver's Licence is essential.
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.
How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, Please specify which role you are interested in - Part or Full time, or both, click Apply and follow the prompts. For any enquiries (NOT APPLICATIONS) including persons with disability that require adjustments, or to review the specific roster line available please contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close at midnight on Thursday 7th July.
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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