RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS- WOLLONGONG
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
Based around Wollongong Area NSW
About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers aims to partner with people (including those with disability, in out of home care, the homeless, mental illness or refugees) to change their lives for the better. We value relationships, imagination, courage, responsiveness and we are respectful and caring in all our dealings.
At Life Without Barriers we all share the responsibility for child safety.
About the Role
We are looking for people who are keen to make a positive change. This role involves providing day to day care and supervision to Adolescents and Young People in LWB Residential Care. You will support and promote their individual skills and abilities through activities of daily living. You will be a part of developing, implementing and monitoring their Individual Plans.
Based around the Wollongong Area, you will be working within a Residential setting in a team team to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes in a positive and proactive environment.
Positions are casual with potential to go part time or full time down in the near future. You may be required to work active night shifts in this role.
The Successful Candidate will possess:
Certificate III in Community Welfare or similar
A current Senior First Aid Certificate
A current unrestricted Driver Licence
Ability to work various shifts (sleepover & active nights) throughout the week
Prior knowledge and/or experience working with young people
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
We want to work with people who are passionate about making a difference; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, courageous, and believe in opportunity for all.
We'll give you opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and vital organization. And we'll give you the chance to do work that makes a genuine difference in your community.
• Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest not for profit organisations
• Attractive Remuneration Package with excellent tax benefits
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online by clicking on the Apply button below and follow the screen prompts.
Applications close at midnight on Monday, 3rd October 2016.
Life Without Barriers works with clients from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and life-styles. Our clients have varied and different life experiences, physical abilities and skills. We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants.