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Mentor / Supporter - Blackheath

B's Beautiful Bunch of Spirited Beings Inc
  • Are you the mentor/coach and supporter Belinda is looking for?
  • Are you looking for a role which will engage your communication and social connection skills?
  • Are you interested in new and skilful ways of working with a person, their team, family and community?
  • Are you energetic, self-motivated and interested in being part of an innovative and collaborative team? Then please keep reading!

‘Hi, I am Belinda! I’m a vibrant and creative 30 year old and I live in my colourful home surrounded by organic vege gardens, chooks, bees and my beloved dog. I love all things colour and make felt art in my home studio, sharing and selling it at local craft markets. I am also a singer, a cook, a lover of animals and nature, a dancer, and follower of permaculture. I am highly sociable and love a good laugh with friends in cafes. I am creating a business around my art, love of cooking and animals. I also happen to need support to achieve my vision around living independently, my work, friendships and home life. I have a team of fun paid mentors who creatively assist me to achieve my goals.’

My family, microboard (my executive team) and I are looking for creative self-starters to join my team as a mentor/supporter. As part of my team, you will coach me as I learn new skills; guide and support me in my creative business; guide me to engage with my community and grow friendships, support me in practical ways in my home and community as I grow in my ability to do things myself.

Your employer will be B’s Beautiful Bunch of Spirited Beings Inc. We are a microboard whose function is to assist me to build and safeguard the vibrant life I want in my home and community.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Co-creating with Belinda’s family and microboard a warm, collaborative professional and effective team culture
  • Collaborating with the microboard to create annual plans that work towards achieving the vision for Belinda’s good life, and be accountable for the achievement of those plans and goals.
  • Reporting to my executive team and team co-ordinator on progress made towards achieving quarterly and annual goals, plus daily living goals
  • Regular verbal and on line communication with team co-ordinator, team members, housemates, Belinda’s network of friends, therapists and workplaces
  • Providing support around aspects of Belinda’s daily life in a way that upholds the vision and values of Belinda and her Microboard.

If you are the mentor/supporter I am looking for you will have these attributes:

  • High levels of social and emotional intelligence
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills - a good listener
  • Interested in building community and naturally look for ways to connect people
  • Be passionate about people with disability living good lives where they are connected to, and belong in, their community
  • Be a people person who is fantastic at nurturing relationships
  • Be well connected to the local community
  • Reliable and committed
  • Creative
  • Excel at building a collaborative, warm and supportive work culture
  • Be interested in learning and open minded and flexible in thinking
  • Skilful at problem solving
  • Enthusiasm to get things done.

You will also need to have a full driver’s licence, Police Check and WWC check (or be willing to obtain them).

Qualifications and Experience: Qualifications and experience will be considered, but are not necessary as full training will be provided.

Hours of Work: Approximately 16-20 hours per week including weekends and overnights. Flexible working hours are available. We are a family friendly employer.

Remuneration: You will be paid under the SCHADS award, plus superannuation, according to your qualifications and experience.

If you are interested in this exciting part time opportunity to work with contemporary and creative approaches to supporting Belinda achieve her goals please see below for how to apply.

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