Support Worker. Casual - Canberra



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 As a Support Worker, you will be providing one on one support to our Disability and Health Clients and assisting them to remain living independently in their own homes through the provision of social support, personal care and domestic assistance.

Individual shifts range between 1 to 3 hours, ideal for candidates seeking additional casual work, work during school hours or students who are available between Monday and Sunday from 7am to 10pm. Key Responsibilities Social support and transportation including transport to medical appointments, grocery shopping and social activities Personal care including showering, grooming and dressing assistance Housekeeping and domestic assistance including cooking, household cleaning and laundry assistance. Administer basic first aid and manual handling as required Skills & Experience A current First Aid Certificate A current unrestricted Australian driver's licence Reliable registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance Strong communication skills and a passion for supporting and promoting the individual needs of our clients Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Vulnerable People Card.

Benefits Ideal for someone seeking additional work OR work during school hours Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations Hourly rate from $22.24 per hour kilometres travelled reimbursed Flexible shifts available Monday to Sunday 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 Kestra Caller at recruitmentlwb. We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 10th of May, 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.

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17 May 2020


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