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Psycho-social Support Workers

The Cooperative Life

Job Type: Casual and permanent positions available. Above award rates and benefits for the right candidates.

The Co-operative Life specialises in Psychosocial Support Services and we are dedicated to working with vulnerable people and making sure that they don’t slip through the cracks. We are growing and currently have a Support Worker vacancy working across Sydney suburbs supporting participants to achieve their NDIS plan goals. This is an opportunity to join the Co-operative Life supporting individuals living with Mental Health conditions to lead meaningful lives.

About us

The Co-Operative Life is committed to improving the quality of life of our staff and clients. Our clients are living with a broad range of disabilities and illnesses. As an organisation we strive to achieve specific life outcomes by focusing on a high level of customer satisfaction. We do this by providing an individual customised service that enables the client to maintain a high degree of independence. We provide quality jobs that offer above award rates to our staff with benefits, training and respectful working conditions.

The role

We are looking for experienced Psycho-social/Mental health Support Workers to fill positions that we have available in the Sydney and surrounding areas.

You will provide a range of support services, dependent upon the client's requirements, 7 days a week. You need to have experience with complex personality disorders and challenging behaviours. You should be an empathetic and pragmatic thinker, be able to work both independently and within a team environment. You must have an in depth understanding and experience of using person-centred approach.

Our clients require Support Workers who will assist them to maintain and increase their independence by supporting them with personal care, domestic activities, social and community participation and transportation.

Essential requirements:

  • Must have recent experience working in a mental health setting. Minimum 3 years experience working within the Mental Health environment is required.
  • Cert IV in Mental Health.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have a reliable, registered and Comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • Have a current Driver's Licence.
  • Own a smart phone with Internet access.
  • Current National Police Clearance.
  • Current Working with Children check.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Valid working rights within Australia.

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