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Working for LWB in Disability Services

  • Are you looking to work in a role that is people-centred, gets outcomes and will make you feel valued as a staff member?
  • Are you a people person?
  • Can you deliver good customer service?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, please read on!

What’s important to us as an employer?

We are looking for skilled and passionate people to join our team of Disability Support Workers. We have positions available across Australia for people who can work in a person centred way.  At LWB we believe our customers, that is people with disability, should be at the centre of all decision making about what happens in their lives. We ask each individual to tell us how they want to work with us, when they want our support and who they want to deliver it. We then deliver supports to them with a great team, supervised by experienced coordinators.

Want to know more?

The majority of our customers with disability live in their own homes and we support them to get out and about in their communities, learn new skills, get more experience, attend TAFE and other types of education and get to work.

We also deliver supports in people’s own homes such as personal care and domestic assistance.  We support customers who live together in accommodation with our staff available around the clock. We assist our customers, wherever they live, to learn skills like cooking, budgeting and doing more for themselves.

Our approach is based on active support, which keeps and adds to the skills our customers already have. To us the disability is not what’s important, the person is. If however you have to work with someone with complex needs, we will prepare you for that work in advance. If this sounds like the type of work you are interested in, send us an email with your contact details and we will get right back to you.

The contact details for location based recruiters are:

Note: While we advertise all vacancies here on our website, we are always interested in hearing from good people at any time.

Just thinking about it?

If you are exploring this type of work, we encourage you to check out this free training through our peak body, National Disability Services https://www.carecareers.com.au/page/disability-induction-program. This will help put you on the right track with any employer.

NDS also has some great training on ensuring that people with a disability have their human rights met in full. This is important to us at Life Without Barriers. Check this training out here: National Disability Services

Hear from some of our LWB Staff

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Chris Chippendale– Executive Lead Disability Reform
Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Work, Executive Master Public Administration (ANZOG)
Experience: Prior to taking up this role in October 2016, Chris worked with another large NGO service provider and before that he worked for the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. Chris’ 22 year experience with the NSW Government included a wide range of both operational and policy aspects of disability service provision. Chris’ experience has centred on the development of disability service models, funding and supporting the non-government sector and program management. Chris’ experience includes management responsibility for the operation of the Aboriginal Home Care Service of NSW and he also held senior roles in the NSW Government’s team which established the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the state.  



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