8 Jun 2018

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

New Horizons Enterprises – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

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

Requestion ID: req262
Employment Type: Permanent

New Horizons is a great place to work and grow. Our people don’t just work with us because they have the skills and experience to do the job. To work with us you have a positive, authentic, inclusive personality which you bring to work with you every day.

If you’re looking for somewhere to pursue your passion and make a difference, then join the New Horizons team! We have an opportunity for a full time permanent position as Support Worker.

Based in our Mayfield , you will report to the Team Leader in our Newcastle Hub, Hunter . Working hours involve shift work, and you will need to be available to work flexible shifts that may include a combination of mornings, evenings, nights, sleepovers 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

Minimum Cert IV in Mental Health or Disability or equivalent industry experience

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.

Punctual, Non-judgmental, Flexible

Lived Experience

Empathetic and Practical

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

Long Service and Parental leave

Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services

Eligibility for our recognition program and celebration of service.

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 Thursday 14 June 2018 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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