Support Worker

Support Worker

New Horizons


Support Worker


Details of the offer

As a registered NDIS provider, New Horizons specialise in supporting people with disability, mental health concerns, those who are aged, people at risk of homelessness, humanitarian entrants, youth, and Indigenous Australians.
You will be the first point of contact for NDIS participants, families and Support Coordinators who are seeking information about New Horizons or who have chosen us to provide services for them under an NDIS plan.
Based in Port Macquarie, the role is aCasual Support Workerpositionwith rotating shifts providing the highest quality in high needs / complex care Mental Health & Disability services to the community.
The hours of work vary fromweekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts.
The Day to Day:
Assist customers in day to day activities
Tasks may include but are not limited too;
Accompanying to appointments, social & recreational activities, adhering to specialist plans and medication administration, personal care, manual handling, meal preparation as per NDIS plan goals

You are:
Punctual, Friendly, Outgoing, Non-Judgemental, Flexible, Persistent, Empathetic, Practical, Balanced, Compassionate, Warm
Invested in providing the highest quality of Person Centred support services to the community.
Competent in working with people with a disability and or Mental Health diagnosis

What you need to have:
Use of own vehicle
Appropriate certificate level qualification in Community Services, Mental Health or Disability, OR equivalent relevant experience in the human services industry
Valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with ability to drive vehicles in licence class, including large cars and vans.
Must be fit to undertake the physical requirements of customer support, including the capacity to lift 10 kilograms unassisted
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, other common systems
Passion, Respect & Integrity

Ideally you will also have:
Advanced Solid knowledge of services and programs under NDIS
Understanding of Person-Centered Practices.

New Horizons offers many salary and non-salary benefits, of which you could;
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!
Utilise our Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services
Develop through Internal and external learning and workplace mentoring
Grow through Professional development opportunities and secondments
Access flexible work arrangements
Work in a supportive culture and working environment

To Apply:
Applications closeMidnight Sunday18th April 2021
or when a suitable candidate is identified,
Apply now, don't wait
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.
New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.

Source: Careersforcarers



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