Support Worker

Are you the type of person who aims to have a positive impact on everyone you meet?Are you passionate about enabling people living with mental illness and disabilities the chance to create an independent and positive future?We have an exciting opportunity to support our clients at our Toowoomba hub. This opportunity is for female applicants only to join our growing team of enthusiastic mental health and disability Support Workers.Benefits for youHere at Open Minds, we believe in creating a supportive and positive workplace culture that is dedicated to the professional development of our team.We also offer so much more that includes the following:Flexible working rosterA permanent position with progressive wages dependent on experience and qualificationsOpportunity to salary package up to $15,900 of tax-free incomeAccess to our free counseling serviceHow 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 the 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 behaviorAbility to support clients on weekends and sleepover shifts.What you need to get started:Up to date COVID vaccinationNDIS Workers Screening Clearance and Blue CardNational Criminal History Check NDIS Workers Orientation Certificate or if you need to obtain: https://training.ndiscommission.gov.au 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 ensure you 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 Toowoomba 4350