Careers Job opportunities Current vacancies NDIS vacancies Vacancies in our NDIS team: Support Worker - Bundaberg (casual pool) Support Worker - Bundaberg (casual pool) The opportunity: The key role functions for this position are: Assist people with moderate to severe mental illness to improve their capacity and capability using a person-centred approach. Work with individual consumers and their significant others in a planned, reliable manner to assist them to meet their individual needs and NDIS goals and review those goals on a regular basis in consultation with the consumer and relevant stakeholders Provide direct support to clients as identified through their recovery plans and/or NDIS service plans, facilitating access to recovery–focused and socially inclusive activities in the community in accordance with their service plan Provide direct client care in the home, including domestic assistance, meal prep, and other assistance with daily living Ensure collection of relevant data and maintain accurate records as prescribed in a timely and efficient manner About you: We seek staff who have: Knowledge and experience in working with people experiencing moderate to serious mental illness and complex needs using principles of recovery and person-centred care Demonstrated ability to communicate with clients and other stakeholders with dignity and respect Ability to be flexible and work in diverse and challenging situations Understanding of the principles of privacy and confidentiality and duty of care Ability to assist clients connect with other appropriate community resources Ability to implement and facilitate planned activities to promote independence Demonstrated oral and written communication, and organisational skills Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and what this means to clients Selection criteria: Certificate IV or higher in Mental Health, Disability Support, or Peer Work will be highly regarded Experience in working with people who have complex needs associated with a moderate to severe mental illness; and/or experience working in the disability support sector will be highly regarded Understanding of psychosocial rehabilitation and capacity building for and with people with mental illness and psychosocial disabilities. Experience in direct client support and care in the home, including assisting in daily living, domestic assistance, and personal care Demonstrated computer skills, with intermediate to advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, use of smart phones or similar mobile devices Current senior first aid certificate, or willingness to obtain Current Qld open driver's licence; and own registered and comprehensively insured vehicle Available to work on weekends and Public Holidays It is a Bridges requirement to obtain the following licences before commencement: Blue Card for working with children and young people Yellow Card Exemption, and NDIS Worker Screening Card Current Queensland Driver's Licence (open) The right to work in Australia If you resonate with the above, we want to hear from you. Of course, with a role of this nature, you will be a strong communicator (written & verbal), an ability to work in diverse settings, and you will be IT-savvy. To learn more about this rare and unique opportunity, email our NDIS Business Manager, Bec Ellem: [email protected], or call our head office on 1300 707 655. We look forward to hearing from you.