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Support Worker (casual) – Central Coast

Organisation : New Horizons

Location : NSW Regional (Central Coast)

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Profession : Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 17 Aug, 2019

About the role

Requestion ID: req2104
Employment Type: Casual

If you’re looking for somewhere to pursue your passion and make a difference, then join the New Horizons team as a Casual Support Worker.

Many of our casual staff join our full time and part time teams! Our people don’t just work with us because they have the skills and experience to do the job. To work with us you have a positive, authentic, inclusive personality which you bring to work with you every day.  

Based in the Central Coast, you will report to the Team Leader, in our in home residential and outreach services. Working hours involve shift work, and you will need to be available to work flexible shifts that may include a combination of mornings, evenings, nights, sleepovers and weekends.

The day to day

  • Providing a person centred approach to help customers achieve their goals and aspirations

  • Contributing information for the development of Customer support plans

  • Providing support to customers with personal care, living skills, transport, social activities, medication and other support as required

  • Keeping customer records up to date on a daily basis using on line systems

  • Developing and maintain professional relationships and networks with customers, families, caregivers and key stakeholders

  • With support & guidance from the Team Leader, seek out innovative ways to enhance the customer journey

What you need to have:

As well as being a person centred super star you’ll have:

  • Passion, Respect & Integrity

  • Technical literacy with proven ability to use Microsoft Office and systems for reporting

  • Certificate level qualification in Mental Health or Disability or equivalent industry experience

  • Availability to work across a 7 day rotating roster, with a sleepover Component

  • Valid NSW Drivers C class licence, with ability to drive vehicles in licence class, including large cars and vans.

  • Punctual, Non-judgmental, Flexible

  • Lived Experience

  • Empathetic and Practical

  • Willingness to obtain an Australian Federal Police Check, WWCC and first aid certificate that meet New Horizons employment criteria prior to commencing with us

Rewards and Recognition:

If you’re looking for somewhere to pursue your passion, apply your initiative and make a difference you could benefit from:

  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities

  • Supportive corporate culture and working environment

  • Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services

About the organisation

Organisation Name : New Horizons

How to apply for this role

Your application must include a cover letter that identifies how your skill, ability and experience meets the key responsibilities of this advert.

Applications close 5pm, Saturday 17 August 2019 or when a suitable candidate is identified.

New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.

New Horizons values diversity and encourages applications from all people. Our vision is to see happy inclusive communities work together in collaborative and inclusive ways to create opportunity and improve quality of life.  Our workforce proudly reflects the local communities we connect with and support.


Please quote in application: Support Worker (casual) - Central Coast via Pro Bono Australia.


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