15 May 2019

Full-Time Support Worker (Permanent full time) – Bellbird

New Horizons For Health – Hunter Region

Job Description

Requestion ID: req1924
Employment Type: Permanent
We are looking for a passionate permanent full time Support Worker to join our team in Bellbird, Newcastle. In this position, you will report to the Team Leader and provide exceptional person centred support to our customers within our residential accommodation. You will be instrumental in supporting our customers achieve their identified goals and improve their wellbeing.

You’ll work 38 hours per week, and you will need to be available to work flexible shifts that may include a combination of mornings, evenings, nights, active awake shifts and weekends.

The day to day

Providing a person centred approach to help customers achieve their goals and aspirations
Contributing information for the development of Customer support plans
Providing support to customers with personal care, living skills, transport, social activities, medication and other support as required
Keeping customer records up to date on a daily basis using on line systems
Developing and maintain professional relationships and networks with customers, families, caregivers and key stakeholders
With support & guidance from the Team Leader, seek out innovative ways to enhance the customer journey
What you need to have:

As well as being a person centred super star you’ll have:

Passion, Respect & Integrity
Technical literacy with proven ability to use Microsoft Office and systems for reporting
Appropriate certificate level qualification in Mental Health or Disability, OR equivalent relevant experience in the human Services industry; OR a deep understanding from combined lived experience and professional development and a proven ability to use this to positively support others on their recovery journey
Availability to work across a 7 day rotating roster
Valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with ability to drive vehicles in licence class, including large cars and vans.
Willingness to obtain an Australian Federal Police Check, WWCC and first aid certificate that meet New Horizons employment criteria prior to commencing with us
Rewards and Recognition:

If you’re looking for somewhere to pursue your passion, apply your initiative and make a difference you could benefit from:

Take advantage of the tax benefits available only to employees who work for a not for profit organization – through lower tax deductions, we can pay more money to you each week!
Professional development opportunities and secondments
Internal and external learning and development opportunities
Supportive corporate culture and working environment
Leave loading and superannuation
Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services
To Apply:

Your application must include a cover letter that identifies how your skill, ability and experience meets the key responsibilities of this advert.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 24 May 2019 or when a suitable candidate is identified.

New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.

New Horizons values diversity and encourages applications from all people. Our vision is to see happy inclusive communities work together in collaborative and inclusive ways to create opportunity and improve quality of life. Our workforce proudly reflects the local communities we connect with and support.

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