We are an essential service that will remain operational throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are proactively recruiting to meet the needs of our clients during this time.

Casual Disability Development & Support Officer- Eastern - VDAS

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Employment type: Casual
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Disability

About the role 
We are looking for multiple experienced Disability Support Workers to join the casual workforce in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. You will be responsible for providing support with activities of daily living and developing, implementing and monitoring Individual Plan’s. You will also work to facilitate the delivery of quality services and achieve positive outcomes with clients.  This role involves working with clients with both complex, and high medical needs and complex behaviours, experience in these areas is essential.

 
Key Responsibilities Include: 
 

  • Provide quality direct support to service users in line with their support needs, the program they are accessing, and all support plans including the service users Individual Plan.
  • Increase the service users’ skills through independence, personal growth and development through the provision of active support and their enhanced participation as a valued member of their community.
  • Implement development programs and identify and support learning opportunities for service users
  • Assist in the delivery of programs that facilitate service users’ development of social networks and inclusion in community activities.

 
Skills & Experience
 

  • Qualified in Community Welfare - Certificate IV in Disability
  • A current Senior First Aid (level 2) Certificate.
  • A current unrestricted Driver Licence.
  • A commitment to supporting and promoting the individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals of people with disabilities.
  • The ability to develop a positive relationship with service users and to support their Individual Personal Plan.

 
 
In order to be compliant successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and an International Criminal History Record Check; if you have resided for 12 months or more outside of Australia in the last 10 years. A Working with Children Check is also required (where relevant to the role) and a current Victorian Driver's Licence is essential.
 
Benefits

  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Life Without Barriers offers ongoing training, support and career advancement opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary Packaging available too

 
How to Apply   

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any general enquiries (not applications) including persons with disability that require adjustments please contact john.mcgrath@lwb.org.au OR jess.vainer@lwb.org.au


 Applications close at midnight Friday 28th May 2021

 

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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA) 

 

 

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