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Residential Support Worker, Lady Lawley Cottage - Cottesloe (7 positions available)

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Job no: 505887
Work type: Part time
Location: Western Australia


  • Rostered Part time positions with flexibility
  • Weekend work available & options  to work more hours during school holidays
  • Provide support to children with disabilities
  • Generous Salary Packaging options

Lady Lawley Cottage offers respite services for children with disabilities and challenging behaviours, and their families and has been operating for over 100 years.  We are passionate about all children being able to live with dignity, connecting with the wider community and living as valued and contributing members of society.

The role

Provide support to children with a wide range of physical and intellectual disabilities through the delivery and provision of quality care at Australian Red Cross - Lady Lawley Cottage. You will play a key role in caring for children with possible challenging behaviours through personal care, providing opportunities for engagement and outings into the wider community and encouraging them to reach and exceed their full potential. You'll always maintain the client's dignity and respect and be supported by a multidisciplinary team to establish and maintain strategies.

About you

Proven experience in working with children with intellectual or physical disabilities and  demonstrated understanding of challenging behaviours and strategies for managing them are essential. A Certificate 3 or 4 in Disabilities Services or similar is required with  equivalent experience. Continuity and reliability is essential.

You will also be available to work flexible shift work which can include night duty, have a full Australian Driving Licence, possess a Current First Aid and CPR Certificate and provide evidence of immunisations. 

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations in the world in a hands on role that positively impacts the local community. Red Cross offers excellent employee benefits such as salary packaging.

For further information please see the position description or contact Eve Kennedy on (08) 9318 2160. 

Download File PD LLC Residential Support Worker.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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