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Mental Health / Psychosocial Disability Support Workers

Closer Care

About us:

Closer Care is an organisation committed to the provision of high-quality care and support to people with disabilities and their families. Our vision is to create a team of exceptionally reliable and hardworking support staff who build social connections with their clients and improve the quality of life of people living with disability.

About the role:

Closer Care has casual and permanent vacancies for Disability Support Workers across Sydney, with specific focus being on Mental Health. We are looking for passionate and driven people to join our team. If you are compassionate, hardworking, and dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities then we strongly encourage your application. Key responsibilities of the role include encouraging the participants’ involvement within the community and assisting them to achieve their goals. The role includes helping individuals who without your support may not perform basic hygiene tasks, such as hand washing and brushing teeth, in addition to daily living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and doing laundry. Disability Support Workers could be responsible for transporting clients to therapy or doctor appointments or taking them shopping and completing other chores.

We require both male and female support workers for daytime supports.

What you will need:

  • Clear alignment to our organisation values
  • You’ll need to be a compassionate, empathetic, and detail-oriented person
  • Patience, a passion for helping people, and being a team player
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in the community care industry
  • Genuine desire to provide the best quality care for people with disabilities
  • Demonstrate awareness of disability issues
  • Excellent communication and proven computer skills
  • Initiative and drive to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Drivers license and access to a reliable/registered and insured vehicle
  • Clear and Current Working with Children Check
  • Cleared Criminal Record Check obtained within 12 months
  • Qualification relevant to the role will be well regarded

We reward by providing:

  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Above award entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements

In a cover letter please address how you will meet the following organisation values:

  • Building relationships
  • Promoting individual autonomy
  • Exceptional staff
  • Commitment to reaching goals

Interested? Great! So now..

Apply and attach your resume, including a cover letter addressing how you will meet the company's core values. We will then go through your application and if you have the right experience and attributes, then you will be invited to book yourself into an interview, so keep an eye on your emails. If you are ready for a challenging and exciting role within a highly successful team, then we look forward to hearing from you!

We look forward to your job application and our friendly team will respond to your query and application!

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