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.

Roster Officer- Full time - Canterbury 498914

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Employment type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Administration/Customer Service

Empowering people with disability to live life the way they choose is at the heart of how Life Without Barriers has operated for over 25 years. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and continue this mission. Support people with disability to have the choice, control, and independence to live their best life. If you’re passionate about inclusivity, respect, and making a meaningful difference, this is the career move for you.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose 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. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.  

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  

In this ongoing Roster Officer position you will be responsible for supporting a large casual pool within the VDAS program, primarily supporting Disability Support Workers shift allocation using KRONOS.  

This role will require you to use your highly developed interpersonal skills to build confidence and trust with our clients and employees, whilst ensuring that our available casuals are being rostered in a way that values and promotes workforce sustainability. Experience in a high volume call setting is advantageous. This role will be based in Canterbury reporting to the Senior Roster Officer.

  • This position is Full-time.
  • The role requires you to be flexible to work across a 7 day a week rotating roster.
  • The roster team’s operational hours are from 5am to 11pm

To be successful in this role you will possess the following: 

 Skills & Experience   

  • Prior experience in a rostering, workforce planning or similar 
  • Experience with Kronos preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively time manage competing priorities to deliver outcomes at a high standard, within agreed timeframes 
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality 

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). 


  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations 
  • Life Without Barriers offers ongoing training, support and career advancement opportunities 
  • Central Canterbury Location with flexibility to work remotely
  • Salary packaging 

    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 john.mcgrath@lwb.org.au

Please note: Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations may be required for this position, in accordance with relevant Public Health Orders across all States and Territories. In these circumstances, evidence of vaccination will be required prior to an offer of employment.

Applications close at midnight Monday 24th January 2022 

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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