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Community Support Worker - Relief Worker - Bundaberg

Employer: Mind Australia
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work, Care & Support Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 16 January, 2019.
Applications close: 29 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Casual
  • Salary packaging plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Bundaberg QLD Location

About the Company

Mind Australia Limited is a leading community managed specialist mental health service provider. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for 40 years.

About the Role

A fantastic opportunity to work alongside customers on their recovery journey, delivering high quality, recovery oriented, direct psycho-social support through individual and group work to customers and their families and carers. This new service provides a short term (up to 28 days) voluntary 24 hour residential service for adults (18-64) who are experiencing mental ill health.

Duties include:

  • Work within a 24 hour 7 day per week rotating roster including weekends and sleepover shifts
  • Support customers to learn or re-learn skills and strategies necessary to live independent and fulfilling lives in the community, supporting relationships with families and carers and connect to their community
  • Implementing positive behaviour support strategies and completing behaviour recording tools in line with legislative requirements
  • Contribute to daily operations of the service by undertaking a range of housekeeping duties
  • Be resilient, responsive and proactive, actively cooperating and contributing to team discussions with a focus on solutions

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field as designated by Mind
  • First aid required or a willingness to obtain
  • Model resourcefulness and a positive, solution focused approach to a changing environment
  • Develop rapport and trusting relationships with clients, support clients through transition processes and help them to build networks to achieve their goals


Mind Australia is committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


  • Salary packaging
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Supportive team environment
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Career & development opportunities
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.