Support Worker

The Redcliffe Hub are seeking a passionate Support Worker who are looking for a new challenge to develop their skills working with complex clients .We are currently looking for an exceptional Support Worker that has the flexibility to work within a 24/7 roster.  To be considered for the position, you must have worked with clients who pose challenging behaviours including physical and/or verbal aggression.Benefits For youOn 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 with Excellent Training and Guidance.Remunerated in accordance with 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.Progressive Support Worker Role. How You Will Make a DifferenceBy helping clients reach their goals set out in their personal support plansImplement planned activities that promote client independenceCelebrate client’s achievementsEnable connection with community resources as desired by clientProvide domestic assistance to clients, which includes light household cleaning, laundry, and meal preparationSchedule and assist with medical appointmentsReport client’s requirements and reinforce positive behaviourWhat you need to get started*Please note that it is a legal requirement have had both COVID-19 Vaccinations and to hold a current and valid NDIS Worker Screening Card and Blue Card to work in this sector. If you do not hold either we recommend you apply for them as you cannot commence employment until you have been cleared.Ability to support clients to meet their individual goals.Ability to develop skills and encourage independence & healthy relationshipsPrior experience of working as a Support Worker with complex clients across both mental health and intellectual impairment areasThe ability to identify & mitigate risks including aggressive and self-harming behavioursExcellent situational awarenessGood understanding of how to provide supports in a recovery strengths practiceStrong written and verbal communication skills Flexibility to work within a 24/7 rostered shiftsUnderstanding restrictive practices/PBSP   About UsHere at Open Minds, our purpose is to enable an independent and positive future for all people living with mental illness and acquired brain injury related disability. Originally founded in 1912 as the Queensland Wattle Day League, we have a deep and proud history in providing positive health and wellbeing services across Queensland and New South Wales. Today Open Minds is recognised as a leading provider of mental health and disability support services.Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider with more than 500 employees across 35 locations. We are seeking passionate and talented individuals aligned to our values to help us deliver on our purpose.What happens next?Please attach a resume detailing why you would be a great addition to the Open Minds team! If you have any further questions, please reach out to recruitment@openminds.org.auOpen Minds acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging. We are committed to honouring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their unique cultural and spiritual relationship to land, water, and seas and their rich contribution to society. 57000 AUD Redcliffe 4020