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Support Workers


Employer: B Miles Women's Foundation
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Housing & Homelessness, Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 10 January, 2019.
Applications close: 25 January, 2019.

  • Casual

B Miles Women's Foundation (BMWF) is a Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) that provides support and accommodation programs to women who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness who are impacted by mental ill-health. Programs include crisis accommodation, transitional housing, and outreach support services.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are well suited to casual work and are available across a range of days and shifts
  • Demonstrate a desire to work as part of a skilled and experienced team responding to women with complex needs
  • Demonstrate a capacity to attend to a range of tasks including but not limited to; mental health strategies, responding to women in crisis, administration tasks and domestic duties
  • Have a flexible, compassionate and caring approach
  • Have an abundance of energy to complete a range of tasks!

Essential Criteria

Interested candidates please ensure your application addresses each of the criteria below:

  • Qualifications in a related discipline (social sciences, health, psychology, social work, or community services)
  • Experience in providing residential support to individuals with complex needs particularly needs associated with homelessness, mental health and psychiatric disability
  • Experience in implementing WH&S, risk management and duty of care protocols
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • B Miles Women's Foundation holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff

Remuneration

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4
  • Hourly rate is $38.64 (including casual loading) plus shift penalties

Hours

  • Variable
  • For our residential service; shifts include day, afternoon/evening, sleepovers and weekends
  • For Outreach work; Monday to Friday business hours

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

Interested candidates please email your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Kara Holmes at kara@bmiles.org.au, using the subject line: Support Worker application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 25 January 2019.

Supporting materials  Casual Job Description .pdf