Support Worker – Townsville – Indigenous

Support Worker – Townsville – IndigenousThis is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicantsNo 2 days are the same!A rewarding role where you will be part of our client’s journey to help build skills and achieve the unachievableAbout us: Our People:We recruit passionate people who are driven by the thrill of being part of our client’s recovery journey - helping them kick goals and achieve success!  We believe that curiosity, connectedness and integrity are the values that enable our clients to have contributing and fulfilling lives.  Open Minds is more than a career, it’s a calling for making a difference and therefore – only those with like-minded values should apply.Our commitment to you:Culturally safe working environmentInvestment into your professional developmentStrong leaders, who are passionate and foster great teams and drive engagementThe Position:As a Support Worker for Open Minds, you will play a fundamental role in helping the clients we support to live an independent and positive life.Key requirements:A strong knowledge in Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and sensitivitiesA strong desire to work with people with mental health and disability to have choice and controlProvide supports to develop skills and encourage independence & healthy relationshipsWillingness to provide personal care duties is essentialWithin a team, facilitate the delivery of quality services to achieve positive outcomesPossess strong written and verbal communication skills.Understanding restrictive practices / PBSP (preferred not essential)Ability to work across short shifts over multiple daysQualifications in Human Services, Community Services or relevant fieldCertificate 3 in Aged Care / Disability / Individual SupportRegistered vehicle (including comprehensive car insurance) 100 points of identificationProof of eligibility for right to work in Australia (Passport or Birth Certificate)A current Blue card / Yellow card or eligibility to apply for theseValid Driver’s licenceIn addition, if you have prior experience of working with clients with mental health please identify in your application.  We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have worked with complex needs / dual diagnosis / behaviours of concern and have an understanding of restrictive practices / PBSPs.  Benefits:Hourly rate of $25.97- $28.90Option to salary sacrifice up to $16,000Leave loading of 17.5%Do you want to know what our Support Workers think about Open Minds? To apply please include a cover letter and resume.

Support Worker - Townsville - Indigenous

Support Worker – Townsville – Indigenous

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

  • No 2 days are the same!
  • A rewarding role where you will be part of our client’s journey to help build skills and achieve the unachievable

About us: 

Our People:

We recruit passionate people who are driven by the thrill of being part of our client’s recovery journey - helping them kick goals and achieve success!  We believe that curiosity, connectedness and integrity are the values that enable our clients to have contributing and fulfilling lives.  Open Minds is more than a career, it’s a calling for making a difference and therefore – only those with like-minded values should apply.

Our commitment to you:

  • Culturally safe working environment
  • Investment into your professional development
  • Strong leaders, who are passionate and foster great teams and drive engagement

The Position:

As a Support Worker for Open Minds, you will play a fundamental role in helping the clients we support to live an independent and positive life.

Key requirements:

  • A strong knowledge in Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and sensitivities
  • A strong desire to work with people with mental health and disability to have choice and control
  • Provide supports to develop skills and encourage independence & healthy relationships
  • Willingness to provide personal care duties is essential
  • Within a team, facilitate the delivery of quality services to achieve positive outcomes
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding restrictive practices / PBSP (preferred not essential)
  • Ability to work across short shifts over multiple days
  • Qualifications in Human Services, Community Services or relevant field
  • Certificate 3 in Aged Care / Disability / Individual Support
  • Registered vehicle (including comprehensive car insurance) 
  • 100 points of identification
    • Proof of eligibility for right to work in Australia (Passport or Birth Certificate)
    • A current Blue card / Yellow card or eligibility to apply for these
    • Valid Driver’s licence

In addition, if you have prior experience of working with clients with mental health please identify in your application.  We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have worked with complex needs / dual diagnosis / behaviours of concern and have an understanding of restrictive practices / PBSPs.  

Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $25.97- $28.90
  • Option to salary sacrifice up to $16,000
  • Leave loading of 17.5%

Do you want to know what our Support Workers think about Open Minds?

To apply please include a cover letter and resume.

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