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Disability Support Workers. Casual

Life Without Barriers - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Full Job Description
Job no: 496579
Employment type: Casual
Location: Albury Wodonga & Murray
Categories: Disability

About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 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, 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
Working as a Casual Disability Support Worker in Albury, you will be providing support to people with a disability by assisting them to live independently and achieve their goals.

The successful applicant will have experience supporting clients with complex behaviours as well as confidence handling personal care, medication and domestic duties. In this Shared & Supported Living environment we also require the successful candidate to be available for a range of shifts across a 24/7 roster; this includes active night shifts and weekends.


An opportunity to start a rewarding career with one of Australia's leading social purpose organisations
A Casual Hourly Rate from $35.51 per hour + Super + Award Penalties
Access to Salary Packaging benefits, claim up to $15,900 in tax free earnings
Access to exclusive discounts across retail outlets, shopping, attractions, cinemas, restaurants and more!
On-going training opportunities and a supportive team environment

Key Responsibilities

Follow individual support plans, behaviour support plans and health care plans
Participate in community activities within a Supported Independent Living environment
Maintain and monitor a client’s support plan whilst modelling a person-centred approach at all times
Identify and support a range of learning opportunities for our clients
Track and document an individual’s progress through detailed note keeping

Skills & Experience

Certificate III in Disability, Individual Support, Community Welfare (or willingness to obtain)
A current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003/011)
An unrestricted Australian Driver’s Licence
The ability to work flexibly around a 24/7 roster, including active night shifts
The confidence to maintain service user privacy and confidentiality
Demonstrated commitment to supporting and engaging with low and high support clients
Proven success managing and monitoring challenging behaviours
Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and the NDIS Workers Screening Check.

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 Brooke Niass at

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 30th May 2021 (AEST)

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 here (

Advertised: 21 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 May 2021 23:55 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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