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Support Worker - Mental Health...

Our Purpose- Enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental health and disabilities

Our Values

We work together and empower people to succeed

We act with humility and value curiosity

We are trustworthy and act with integrity

Responsibilities include:

  • Willingness to provide personal care duties is essential
  • Manual handling
  • Experience working with behaviors of concern
  • Facilitate activities to promote independence
  • Complete accurate daily progress notes and other behaviour recording tools
  • Operate in accordance with relevant legislation and standards
  • working as a collaborative member of a team

Selection criteria:

  • Previous experience as a support worker within mental health and or disability is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with and or an understanding of supporting an individual with approved restrictive practices and a positive behavior support plan - (not essential however would be beneficial)
  • Confident problem solver and decision maker
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Valid driving licence and own vehicle is essential
  • Be values driven, client centered and committed to positive outcomes

Other requirements.

  • First Aid - Desirable
  • CPR - Desirable
  • Blue Card - or be willing to obtain one
  • Yellow Card - or be willing to consent to police check
  • Drivers Licence and Car

Benefits

  • Training and ongoing support provided
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive hourly rate + super + allowances
  • Salary packaging options
  • Supportive team environment
  • Expanding, trusted NFP organisation

MUST HAVE FULL UNRESTRICTED AUSTRALIAN WORKING RIGHTS

Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill health, disability or acquired brain injury.

www.openminds.org.au

JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
13/4/2018
Category
Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Location
Townsville, QLD
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