20 Jul 2018

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

New Horizons Enterprises – Bar Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

New Horizons Enterprises require a “Support Worker (Permanent full time) – Mayfield” in Hunter Valley NSW:

Requestion ID: req495
Employment Type: Permanent

If you’re looking for somewhere to pursue your passion and make a difference, then join the New Horizons team! We have an opportunity that offers flexibility and a supportive working environment.

Being Male (sex) is a genuine occupation requirement of the role, as the role involves the delivery of personal welfare services to vulnerable Men within their residence. As such, and pursuant to Part 3 s. 31(2)(h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48 (NSW) application for this role is only open to individuals who are Male (sex).

We are seeking a passionate Support Worker to join our team on a permanent full time basis. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will provide mental health support to 4 of our customers living in our residential property in Mayfield. You’ll be instrumental in providing exceptional person centred support and enable our customers to achieve their identified goals and improve their wellbeing.

The day to day

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
Managing some challenging behaviours

What you need to have:
Technical literacy with proven ability to use Microsoft Office and systems for reporting
Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health or Disability or equivalent industry experience
Availability to work across a 7 day rotating roster
Valid NSW Driver 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

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
Long Service and Parental leave
Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services
Eligibility for our recognition program and celebration of service.

To Apply:
We would like your application to include a cover letter that explains how your skills, ability and experience meets the requirements of this advert.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 25 July 2018 or when a suitable candidate is identified, so apply now, don’t wait

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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