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Support Workers - Nowra

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • A number of casual vacancies available: mixture of morning, afternoon and night shifts available.
  • SCHCADS Award | hourly rates starting from $46 + salary packaging benefits.
  • Generous NFP salary packaging benefits - increasing take home pay up to 15k!

Your new role:

Diverse and rewarding role providing a variety of support to clients at the site location. You will be joining a supportive team who are committed to helping individuals find stable housing and support services.

John Purcell House welcomes supports and provides crisis accommodation for men over the age of 21 years who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment for our clients, and our team works together to make a positive impact in our community.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide a variety of supports to clients in a manner consistent with their case plans
  • Maintain daily records and ensure the provision of accommodation services to established quality standards
  • Deliver client support consistent with trauma-informed care practises
  • Safely manage the flow of clients and visitors in the building
  • Uphold and respect the rights of clients, demonstrating a non-judgmental and inclusive attitude
  • Attend to the primary needs of clients and provide a safe and welcoming environment
  • Assist and/or supervise client activities, such as groups and programs
  • Collaborate with service staff to meet client needs and provide accurate information and practical support
  • Maintain client records and case notes in accordance with service policy
  • Advocate for clients with external agencies when necessary
  • Meet service targets as required by supervisor and external agencies
  • Transport clients as required

You will need:

  • Appropriate Certificate or equivalent experience or currently undertaking tertiary study, in a related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to use sound judgement and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Current first aid certificate.
  • Ability to maintain an ethical, yet non-judgmental, attitude towards residents and staff, and commitment to this.

If this sounds like you, don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume.

For more about the role, see the Position Description.

This is our Recruitment process.

If you have questions about this role, or require an easy read Position Description, please email name [email protected] using the subject line: Support Workers enquiry via EthicalJobs, and quote Casual Support Worker VIN3295.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.If you are a candidate with disability please let us know if you require any support to participate in the application and recruitment process.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. A health / medical assessment may be required for some roles.

St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination. Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment.

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