Group Home Support Worker|Dapto,NSW

$27.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • The Co-Group Limited
  • Dapto NSW, Australia
  • May 21, 2020
Casual Disability Care

Job Description

The Co-Group Limited is currently seeking passionate support workers on behalf of Soteria for Depto area.

Soteria Independent Living is a highly experienced accommodation provider dedicated to ensuring our team of committed Mental Health Support Workers provide the highest quality of care to our clients residing in our Supported Independent Living Homes. The Soteria team is proud to be leading the home care evolution in Australia which offers our residents in our community-based homes with more choices and overall, a better standard of care.

Soteria is a locally owned organisation who specialize in and aspire to improving the quality of life of people living with all levels of disability by allowing them to strive towards their dreams and goals of independent living while we provide quality homes and trained staff for people to choose.

Soteria is progressively expanding our services and as such we are looking for passionate and dedicated Accommodation Support Workers who want to work with an impressive organisation and who are committed to lifting the standards of care provided in the community.

We have several positions available at our Houses in Depto.There are established teams of staff presently supporting these homes and the backing of a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians.

Responsibilities and Duties

The role will encompass responsibilities related to:

  • Supporting clients to regulate their emotions
  • Supporting clients with personal care and mealtime support
  • Providing active support for clients assisting them to develop their general living skills
  • Providing support to access the community and recreation programs
  • Where required supporting clients with personal care and mealtime support
  • Providing general supervision and general administration tasks

Our clients rely on the effective day to day management of their services and need a team of Mental Health Support Workers to provide their services in a respectful and compassionate manner and in line with their care plan requirements. You will need strong communication skills and effective ways of teaching people to increase their social living skills.

Qualifications and Skills

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Aged Care, Home and Community Care or relevant industry qualification
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience working in the Community Services sector
  • Experience working with adults with autism and/or behaviours of concern
  • Experience and willingness to work with challenging behaviours and mental health
  • A current National Police Clearance Certificate
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current working with children check
  • Eligible working rights in Australia
  • Current driver’s license and a fully insured and reliable motor vehicle
  • Contemporary office skills including operating Microsoft Office environment 

Posting Date

Mar 17, 2020