Mental Health Support Worker. Part Time or Casual - Bondi Junction

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Employment type: Part Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Disability

About the Organisation

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

Support 4 women between the ages of 29 and 44 with psychosocial disability living in Bondi Junction.

You will have previous experience working with people with psychosocial disability or mental health conditions and be confident in working with behaviours of concern. 

Casual or Permanent Part Time positions available. Candidates seeking part time employment must be able to commit to the set roster line below:

  • 54 hours per fortnight:
    • Week 1: Wed 7:30am - 2:30pm, Thu 3 - 8pm and Sun 9am - 3pm
    • Week 2: Tue 7-10am, Wed 7am - 2:30pm, Thu 3-8pm and Sat and Sun 11pm to 9am (active nights)
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Key Responsibilities

  • Follow person-centred support and behaviour plans
  • Facilitate client goal achievement through meaningful activities
  • Maintain thorough record keeping
  • Build positive relationships with clients, families and colleagues
  • Advocate for client choice and control

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with people with psychosocial disability or mental health concerns
  • Previous experience working with behaviour support plans
  • An unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • A current First Aid and CPR Certificate

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check and obtain an NDIS Clearance.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

Benefits

  • Minimum standard hourly rate from $32.21 for part time, $40.26 for casual
  • Opportunity to earn from $64.42 per hour for part time, $72.47 per hour for casual (Sunday shifts)
  • Stable, predictable rosters and paid leave entitlements for part time employees
  • Do meaningful work, positively impacting lives through relationships
  • Access to wellbeing program for employees and families

Note, this role is internally classified and referred to as a Disability Support Worker

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, please contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au  

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday the 19th of June, 2024

 

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