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Disability Support Worker, Permanent Part Time - Morley (NIGHTS)

Life Without Barriers

Work for a Leading Mental Health and Disability Support Provider Permanent part-time Nightline position Based in Morley 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.

We are looking for a Disability Support Worker to provide residential care for various clients, who are keen to work towards living independently. 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.

We will be looking for a staff member that can complete a night line - up to 7 shifts per fortnight, including some weekends. Roster is set out below: Week 1 – Wed and Thurs (all nights) Week 2 – Mon/Tues/Fri/Sat/Sun (all nights) Our new team member must be highly skilled in supporting clients with complex needs, be adaptable and caring, with demonstrated experience working with clients with challenging behaviours. Key Responsibilities Support clients to work towards achieving their individual aims Support in day to day living, promoting cooking, housekeeping, hygiene, shopping etc.

Support clients to build their confidence 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 Certificate III in Disability Support or similar Current Senior First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain) Positively engage, interact and work with people who have complex needs including a psycho-social disabilities Well-developed verbal and written communication skills Current Driver's Licence and reliable vehicle Experience supporting clients in AOD services would be advantageous 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 Career Development Salary Sacrifice Tax Benefits 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 adjustme.

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Date19 December 2020

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