About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We partner with people (including those with a disability, in out of home care, experiencing homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse, who may suffer mental illness, are refugees and older persons) to change lives for the better.
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
Due to growth we are looking for a dedicated and pro-active Community Support Worker who identifies as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to provide support to people referred to the innovative Assertive Outreach Drug and Alcohol Program, Next Steps in Christies Beach.
This is a full-time contract until 30 June 2022.
You will provide one to one psycho-social support services which focus on client - determination, empowerment, hope and belief that recovery from an addiction is possible.
Skills & Experience
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter combined in one document, click 'Apply' and follow the prompts.
For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org with in the subject heading 'CSW Christies Beach
if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, we welcome your application and have supports for you should you require them. Our State Lead is available for any questions you may have on Macolm.Gollan@lwb.org.au and 0439 648 037.
Applications close at midnight on 22 August 2021
We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.
Ensure that your online CV is up to date as employers are always searching our online CV database of candidates.
A member of our staff is ready to help you with any questions you may have.