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Disability & Mental Health Support Worker

Job Classification
Care and Support
Job Type
Casual
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$35 to $40
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Wickham NSW 2293
Posted By
Dandelion House

Employment Type:

  • Casual Employment - Dubbo Region

About Dandelion House

  • Dandelion House is an accredited NDIS Disability Service Provider, operating in Newcastle, Maitland, and Dubbo regions. We provide support independent living (SIL) style accommodation to people with a disability. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the best quality service, in a person-centred way, tailored to meet the needs of our Participants.

About this Role

  • We are looking for passionate and resilient people to join our team and help support our clients to build their social and independent living skills. 
  • This role will be situated in Dubbo, working across a 24/7 roster which could include mornings, afternoons, evenings, nights, weekends, and public holidays.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively within a team. 
  • Demonstrate person centred care principles. 
  • Managing emotions and challenging behaviours. 
  • Administrative duties i.e., shifts notes and reports.
  • Provide direct care and support to people with a disability with all activities of daily living which may include domestic duties, personal care, social support, medication assistance, manual handling, transport, meals and attending appointments.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with all key stakeholders; clients, families, guardians, and involved services. 

Essential Criteria

  • Current driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Current first aid certificate (or willingness to obtain).
  • Current NDIS worker check (or willingness to obtain).
  • Current working with children's check (or willingness to obtain).
  • Flexibility to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, nights, weekends, and public holidays. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Desired Criteria:

  • Relevant industry qualification.
  • Experience working in the community services sector.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting individuals with mental health, complex needs, and challenging behaviours.

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Job Classification
Job Type
Business Type
Disability Support Provider
Job Title
Disability & Mental Health Support Worker
Availability
 
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Night
Mon
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Fri
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Sun
Posted By
Dandelion House
Candidate Criteria
Has Car?
License
Speciality
Has Police check?
Has working with children check?
Country
Location
Wickham NSW 2293
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