Support Worker – Indigenous Male

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants Key requirementsA strong knowledge in Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and sensitivitiesPrior experience of working with complex needs/dual diagnosis/challenging behavioursWithin a team, facilitate the delivery of quality services to achieve positive outcomesProvide support to develop skills and encourage independence & healthy relationshipsPossess strong written and verbal communication skills.Understanding restrictive practices / PBSP (preferred not essential)Willingness to provide personal care duties is essential Manual handlingCurrent drivers licence and own reliable vehicleQualifications in Human Services, Community Services or relevant fieldA current Blue card / Yellow Card or eligibility to apply for these The OrganisationOpen Minds is an NDIS provider and an independent not-for-profit organisation that works with people to enhance their mental health and wellbeing, and provides community based support services to men, women and youth with mental illness, intellectual disability or acquired brain injury.  Our Purpose is enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities. The Position Being a Support Worker at Open Minds is more than a job, our team believe it is a ‘calling’ where you play a fundament role in helping the clients we support live an independent and positive life.What can you expect?No 2 days are the same! As every client is unique and has their own personal story, so every support provided needs to be individualised to assist them to meet their goals.A rewarding role where you will be part of our client’s journey to help build skills and achieve the unachievable.You will be making a difference that immeasurable. You’ll love it! BenefitsOn top of joining a supportive and positive workplace culture, Open Minds will give the following back to you as an incentive for your excellent support provided to our Participants.Permanent PositionRemunerated in accordance to your experience.Option to Salary Package up to $15,900 of tax-free income.Access to our free counselling service.In-house training and professional development opportunities.Job security in our growing business. 55000 AUD Ipswich 4305

Support Worker - Indigenous Male

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

 

Key requirements

  • A strong knowledge in Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and sensitivities
  • Prior experience of working with complex needs/dual diagnosis/challenging behaviours
  • Within a team, facilitate the delivery of quality services to achieve positive outcomes
  • Provide support to develop skills and encourage independence & healthy relationships
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding restrictive practices / PBSP (preferred not essential)
  • Willingness to provide personal care duties is essential 
  • Manual handling
  • Current drivers licence and own reliable vehicle
  • Qualifications in Human Services, Community Services or relevant field
  • A current Blue card / Yellow Card or eligibility to apply for these

 

The Organisation

Open Minds is an NDIS provider and an independent not-for-profit organisation that works with people to enhance their mental health and wellbeing, and provides community based support services to men, women and youth with mental illness, intellectual disability or acquired brain injury.  Our Purpose is enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities.

 

The Position

Being a Support Worker at Open Minds is more than a job, our team believe it is a ‘calling’ where you play a fundament role in helping the clients we support live an independent and positive life.

What can you expect?

  • No 2 days are the same! As every client is unique and has their own personal story, so every support provided needs to be individualised to assist them to meet their goals.
  • A rewarding role where you will be part of our client’s journey to help build skills and achieve the unachievable.
  • You will be making a difference that immeasurable. 
  • You’ll love it!

 

Benefits

On top of joining a supportive and positive workplace culture, Open Minds will give the following back to you as an incentive for your excellent support provided to our Participants.

  • Permanent Position
  • Remunerated in accordance to your experience.
  • Option to Salary Package up to $15,900 of tax-free income.
  • Access to our free counselling service.
  • In-house training and professional development opportunities.
  • Job security in our growing business.

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