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Support Worker - Townsville

Micah Projects

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business, and society. We believe that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

Job Description

Lotus Place is a dedicated state-wide support service for people who experienced childhood abuse in institutional settings. Services are offered from 3 locations: Brisbane, Rockhampton, and Townsville.

The Townsville office provides outreach support to Ayr, Charters Towers, and Cairns.

Lotus Place provides integrated peer support, advocacy, counselling, and other specialised support services for people who have experienced childhood abuse in institutional settings.

We aim to empower and foster independence through participation, and access to appropriate resources, opportunities, and services within the community.

How you will make a Difference:

As a Support Worker, you will work as part of the Lotus team to provide person-centred support and advocacy within the scope of Lotus Place services and in accordance with the values of Micah Projects.

This is a permanent part-time (30.4h/ week) opportunity, with conditions and salary at Level 3 or 4 of the SCHADS Award, depending on qualifications and/or experience.

Desired Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will have a relevant certificate, diploma, or tertiary qualification and extensive experience, or a combination of experience, expertise, and competence.

Knowledge and experience of working with people who have experienced disadvantages and of trauma-informed practices and the impact of childhood abuse experiences. Effective communication, IT, problem-solving skills, and a positive attitude are also essential for this position.

For more information about the role and to learn more about the key selection criteria, select the link to the Position Description.

For more information, please email [email protected], using the subject line: Support Worker - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Benefits of working at Micah Projects

  • Join a well-recognised multidisciplinary team;
  • Salary Packaging options, increasing your take-home pay while also supporting in house activities;
  • Access to employee benefits and wellbeing hub;
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including further training, so you can broaden your horizons and sharpen your skillset during your time with us.

How to Apply!

Please supply a Resume/CV and a Cover Letter addressing the Essential Criteria, along with any other documentation relevant to this position.

If you have an interest, passion, and desire to make a difference in a person’s life, please visit the Micah Projects Careers Page to apply for this position.

Applications will be assessed with interviews being conducted as they are received so do not delay in applying!

A position description is attached.

Micah Projects is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

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