8 Jun 2018

Part-Time Support Worker (Permanent part time) – Mayfield

New Horizons For Health – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

New Horizons For Health require a “Support Worker (Permanent part time) – Mayfield” in Mayfield NSW:

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 for a permanent part time position (16 hours per fortnight) as Support Worker.

Based in our Mayfield, you will report to the Team Leader in our Newcastle Hub, Hunter, in the Supportive and Caring team.

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 5pm, 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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Job Categories: Healthcare and Social Assistance. Job Types: Part-Time. Occupation: Community and Personal Service.

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