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Disability Support Worker. Casual

Life Without Barriers - Rockhampton City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Full Job Description
Job no: 496665
Employment type: Casual
Location: Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast
Categories: Disability

$35.51 p/h + super
Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one prior to commencement
A current unrestricted Australian drivers’ licence and reliable vehicle required

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 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 Disability. Our core business in Rockhampton is supporting clients who have complex behaviours to live as independently as possible with others or on their own in a proactive environment. We have multiple casual positions available and are looking for applicants with 24/7 availability.

Key Responsibilities

Assistance with daily living (including personal care)
Community access and transport
Maintain and monitor person-centred plans
Documenting and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

Experience supporting clients with disability and/or mental health diagnosis (essential)
Australian Drivers Licence and reliable vehicle (essential)
Current Provide First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain prior to commencement (essential)
Certificate III Individual Support, Community Services or similar, or willingness to obtain (desirable)
Excellent Customer Service skills
Passionate about delivering Person-Centred care

Critically, your passion for providing Active Support will drive you to make a real difference to the lives of those we support.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working With Children's Check (where relevant to the role).


Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
Permanent ongoing positions available
Flexible roster arrangements
Competitive hourly rate and salary packaging options

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 with the subject heading ‘DSW Rockhampton'.

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 midnight Sunday 27th June 2021.

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.

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 (

Advertised: 04 Jun 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 27 Jun 2021 23:55 E. Australia Standard Time

Rockhampton City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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