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Life Without Barriers

About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 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
To actively support the individual needs of people who access Life Without Barriers’ disability services through supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing and monitoring their Individual Plan. Disability Support Workers work as a team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients in a positive and proactive environment.

As this role involves showering, dressing and other personal care tasks we ask that only female applicants apply to maintain the decency and privacy of our female customers
Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
  • Community Access & Transport
  • Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
  • Documenting & Progress Note keeping 

Skills & Experience

  • Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate III in Community Welfare or similar or willingness to obtain
  • Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Experience working with Complex Behaviours (desirable)
  • Passionate about provide Person-Centred and Active Support

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.
     
Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Make a difference in the lives of People
  • Excellent career development opportunities    

Applications close Midnight,  Monday 24th December

02/01/2019 $0 Alice Springs & Central Australia Australia 1 Community Services & Development
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