Disability Support Worker (Female) - Permanent Part time - Kalgoorlie

Life Without Barriers

Location
WA: Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Reference #
496181
Closing Date
23-05-2021
Vacancy Type

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,500+ 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 positive impact in the lives of people with a Disability.

We are looking for female Disability Support Workers to join our Kalgoorlie team to work with a number of clients who require support.

The ideal applicants will have a calming nature, enjoy going for walks and be able to encourage our clients to engage in the community.

Note: it is a mandatory requirement of this role that you are able do personal care for clients. 

*The Employer considers that being female is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Support our clients to work towards achieving their individual aims
  • Support in day to day living, promoting cooking, housekeeping, hygiene, shopping, going to the gym etc.
  • Personal care including bathing and toileting 
  • Liaise and collaborate with clients, their community and community support agencies
  • Monitor and review client’s progress through the service and against the case plan
  • Utilise positive behaviour strategies
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping

 Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals of people with disabilities
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 & HLTAID001) or willing to obtain
  • NDIS Screening Check (to complete during background checks)

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Career Development opportunities
  • Tax Benefits through salary packaging

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close Sunday 28th of March

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