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Disability Support Worker. Casual

Life Without Barriers - Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Job no: 495953
Employment type: Casual
Location: Ipswich
Categories: Disability

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 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 challenging but rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive change in the lives of People with a Disability.

Working in a team, you will facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with service users in a positive and proactive environment. You will be actively supporting their individual needs and creating a safe environment. You will be responsible for supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, implementing and monitoring their Support Plan.

This role will service suburbs such as but not limited to the Ipswich Region.

Please Note:
In order to best support our clients, the successful incumbent for this position must have experience in Behaviour Management and be able to demonstrate that in the interview process. You will also be required to do sleepover shifts, work weekends and be flexible with working arrangements.

Key Responsibilities

Day to day care (including personal care) and supervision
Community Access & Transport
Maintain & Monitor Person Centred Plans
Documenting & Progress Note keeping

Skills & Experience

Unrestricted (Open) Australian Drivers Licence - Essential
Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain) - Essential
Experience in Behaviour Management - Essential
Certificate III in Individual Support / Aged Care / Community Services or higher
Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care

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).


Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
Salary packaging options through Maxxia
Excellent career development opportunities
Permanent ongoing positions available

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 with the subject heading ‘DSW Ipswich’.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are continuously reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice. Current application closing date is Tuesday 2 March 2020.

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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Advertised: 16 Feb 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Mar 2021 23:55 E. Australia Standard Time

Ipswich, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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