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Disability Development & Support Officer (DDSO1/1Q) - Full Time - Clayton - VDAS (496168)Life Without Barriers
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of over 7,000 employees working in more than 530 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. What are your career goals? If they are any one of the below, we have the opportunity you may have been looking for: A career that is stimulating, rewarding, and uniquely satisfying with a path for further development and personal growth Work in a supportive team environment, making a positive impact in the lives of clients actively living with a disability and support them to achieve the goals that matter to them A position which offers stability in a sector which is evolving and consistently looking to be more responsive to our clients’ needs by being creative, respectful, and courageous We are currently looking to recruit a part time Disability Development & Support Officers (DDSO1/1Q) for the house team, situated in Clayton.
In this role you will be responsible for providing a tailored service for people with disabilities, across their life cycle and in all domains of life, to enable access to a life of dignity, respect, and social inclusion in the least restrictive environment We are looking for an experienced Disability Support Worker to join our team in Clayton in this rewarding Full -Time opportunity. You will be responsible for providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing, and monitoring Individual Plan’s including personal care. As the successful applicant in this role you will work to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with and for the 5 clients within the house.
This role involves working with clients with some behaviours of concern. The house profile: The house is close to a local church, public transport, major arterials, and shopping precincts including Princes Highway Reserve. Assistance and support are required with meal planning and preparation, domestic chores, and community access.
The residents enjoy a range of activities both within the house and in the community. This role is full-time ongoing. The roster details are outlined as hours per fortnight below: Roster: Fortnight 1: 72:45 Fortnight 2: 79:15 This roster contains a combination of early morning and afternoon shifts with no sleepovers or active nights.
A copy of the rosters can be obtained upon request Key Responsibilities Contribute to the day-to-day running of the house Develop planned activities in line with departmental policies and guidelines Liaise with family members, medical services, departmental services an....