Life Without Barriers L

Disability Support Worker. Casual - Shailer Park (BB-D91D3)

Found in: Fidanto AU

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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 clients in a positive and proactive environment. You will be actively supporting their individual needs and creating a safe environment. You will be responsible for some personal care, medication administration and to encourage the client to participate with household tasks. You will also be responsible for supporting and promoting their skills and abilities, implementing and monitoring their Individual Support Plan. You will be supported with the following You will be provided with training on the client s approved restrictive practices and Positive Behaviour Support strategies by an NDIS Behaviour Support Practitioner. You will be provided additional training for any health needs of the client by an allied health professional. You will attend regular training on client resolution and intervention strategies for working with clients with challenging behaviours. You will have support from a Program Coordinator House Manager during office hours and a staff emergency support line for afterhours emergencies during the hours of 1700 to 0830 and weekends. You will be supported by a team of experienced disability support workers, dedicated to improving our client s quality of life and engagement in the community. Experience with restrictive practices, challenging behaviours and the implementation of positive behaviour support plans is essential. Please note In order to best support our clients, the successful incumbent for this position will be required to work some weekends and must be flexible with working arrangements. Availability for sleepover shifts is essential. The successful incumbent will have a reliable vehicle and will be required to support clients with transport. This role will service Beenleigh and Crestmead locations. You will be required to travel to both locations. Key Requirements Female Essential Unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence Essential Current Provide First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain - Essential Certificate III in Individual Support Aged Care Community Services or higher Desirable Key Characteristics Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care Caring Friendly Calm Excited to work with a progressive, artistic young lady 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 . Benefits 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 with the subject heading DSW Shailer Park. 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 23 March 2021. 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 2GzZGWA The Employer considers that being male is a genuine occupational qualification for this Report this job advert

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