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Residential Support Worker

Guthrie House

About us:

Guthrie House is a not-for-profit transitional service that supports women 18 years and older and their babies. The women that we work with have a history of alcohol and other drug misuse and current involvement in the criminal justice system. They are homeless or at high risk of homelessness.

We operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day in a residential setting providing case management and drug and alcohol support. In the last financial year 68% of our women were Indigenous women

Guthrie House requires Casual Residential Support Worker to undertake a diverse range of duties. The salary is per the SCHCADS Award 2010 Grade 2 – Level 3

The position is based at Enmore.

The Role:

We are looking for Casual Residential Support Workers to assist in the day to day running of the site. You will provide a range of supports and assistance to the residents of Guthrie House. This includes but is not limited to supervising and assisting residents to ensure compliance with rules, mentoring, supporting the case plans, assisting residents to develop the living skills required for community living and complete administrative tasks such as case notes.

Selection Criteria:

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant qualifications in a human services related field or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience
  • At least 1 years’ experience working with women in a residential setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • High level oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop mutual respect, empathy and cooperation with residents
  • Knowledge and experience of trauma informed care practice
  • Ability to work shift work including sleepovers and weekend work
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to attain within 3 months
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working with women involved in the criminal justice system and women with alcohol and drug misuse

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