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Disability and Mental Health Support Workers

Closer Care

JOIN US AS A DISABILITY AND MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT WORKER AT CLOSER CARE!

ALL Support Workers MUST have a motor vehicle to be considered for the position.

Closer Care has exciting casual positions for experienced Disability Support Workers in Sydney. Looking for a fulfilling career where you can positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities? Your search ends here! Closer Care is seeking a passionate Support Workers to empower participants and their families, while scheduling vital supports. Your role is pivotal in delivering exceptional services and nurturing an inclusive environment.

ABOUT US

At Closer Care, we're a Registered NDIS provider committed to high-quality disability support. Our mission? To be the premier source of holistic care, enriching lives with personalised, compassionate support. We're building a community where every individual is valued and empowered, aiming to redefine disability inclusion and care conversations.

By 2024, Closer Care envisions pioneering excellence in disability support. Our impact extends nationwide, touching countless lives. Join us in reshaping care solutions while fostering a culture of respect and compassion.

About the Role

Closer Care has casual vacancies and permanent vacancies for Disability and Mental Health Support Workers with at least one year of industry and/or education experience in Greater Sydney.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Encouraging participants involvement within the community
  • Assisting participants to achieve their plan goals e.g.) budget management, improve communications skills, expression of emotions
  • Supporting participants who without your prompting may not perform basic hygiene tasks such as hand washing, showering and brushing teeth, and daily living tasks such as cooking, cleaning and doing laundry
  • Transporting participants to therapy or doctor appointments, taking them shopping and completing other chores
  • Administrative component of the role: employees are required to have transparent and timely communication and note writing that is shared with support coordinators, Closer Care leaders and fellow support workers

About you

  • Clear alignment to our organisation values
  • Has an interest to support adults living with a psychosocial disability to build their capacity and maintain their independence within their home and out in the community
  • Qualities: compassionate, empathetic, caring, passion for helping others, patient
  • Skills: detail-oriented, solution-focused, person-centred, strength-based, team player, hard-working, dedicated to enhancing the lives of those living with a range of disabilities
  • Have at least 1 year of experience in the community care industry or studying in relevant field
  • Genuine desire to provide the best quality care for people with disabilities
  • Demonstrate awareness of disability issues
  • Excellent communication and proven computer skills
  • Excellent ability in writing progress notes after every shift
  • Experience in complex support

What is Required

  • Current drivers licence and MUST own a reliable/registered and insured vehicle
  • Clear and current: Working with Children Check, Australian Police Check, NDIS Workers' Check and First Aid certificate
  • Qualification relevant to the role will be well regarded
  • Three to fours days availability is a MUST

why closer care

  • Pay starting SCHADS Award Social and Community Services Level 1.3 + 11% Superannuation
  • We include half hour travel time to shifts
  • Broken shift allowances
  • Ongoing support from our leadership team
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Safe, inclusive, and caring culture
  • Wellbeing-focused environment
  • Transform lives with your passion

If you are ready for a challenging and exciting role within a highly successful team, then we look forward to hearing from you!

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