NDIS Mental Health Support Worker

Momentum Collective

Job Description

Our Mental Health & Wellbeing Team are seeking NDIS Mental Health Support Workers to assist our clients in the Eastern Suburbs, North Shore and Inner West, Sydney (Marrickville, Lewisham, Petersham, Ashfield). Our NDIS Support Workers work within a recovery framework that focuses on assisting participants with developing and retaining social skills to maximise independence, quality of life and community participation. The role will mainly support participants in their own home and will include assistance with all aspects of daily living as identified in their NDIS goals.

As specified in individual NDIS goals participants may require assistance in the following areas:

  • Shopping
  • Housework
  • Socialisation
  • Meal Preparation/Assistance
  • Laundry
  • Attending medical or other appointments as required
  • Prompting clients with personal care issues

We have part time and casuals roles available. Please specify your preference in your Cover Letter.

Applicants seeking part time roles will be required to do split shifts. For the benefit of our clients we are seeking a commitment of at least 20 hours per week over 4 to 5 days.

These are community-based positions, so the successful candidate will be required to travel to people’s homes and provide one-on-one assistance so you must have the ability and willingness to work in a home environment.

Desired Skills and Experience

Selection Criteria

  • Qualifications in Mental Health or a related field, Certificate IV in Mental Health would be well regarded
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Current Driver’s Licence and car
  • Knowledge of person-centred approach to client care
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Able to handle sensitive issues and resolve conflicts with tact and discretion.
  • Knowledge, sensitivity and an understanding of Jewish values, heritage and culture

If you are passionate about working directly with clients and enabling them to be the best they can be, we would love to hear from you!

Why apply?

JewishCare is a not-for-profit diverse and inclusive organisation that provides care services in the areas of disability, mental health, aged care, child and family, offers you fulfilling, rewarding and diverse career opportunities for growth and development where you can make a positive impact. We strive to provide best evidence-based client-directed care, while also supporting their families and the local community thanks to over 280 employees and 400 volunteers. Take advantage of our salary packaging options which can increase your fortnightly pay. We are an EEO Employer committed to the principles of cultural diversity and gender equality. We offer a family-friendly flexible workplace and ongoing Learning & Development opportunities.

About Us

JewishCare NSW has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to the vulnerable.

***Please note that all shortlisted applicants for this position will be asked to consent to NDIS Worker Check, please visit https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/ndiswc for more information.

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