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Co-Resident Mentor / Independent Support Worker

Home Share Melbourne

Home Share Melbourne is assisting Warren to find a truly great housemate to both provide support and to share his home in Doncaster East.

Warren is an artist and lover of sport. He both referees and plays basketball.

Warren shares his home with his therapy dog, Spikey. Warren has a great sense of humour and is sensitive and caring. Warren also lives with disability.

Warren has flourished sharing his unit with supportive housemates in the past and is looking for a new housemate.

Warren would like to share with another male, who with similar interests in sport and art, and who would also like to create a home together.

Warren has a supportive team, assisting with community access and some assistance with self-care.

This is wonderful opportunity for the right person to live in great accommodation and receive generous payment for mentoring and being a member of Warren’s support team.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE

  • Act as a mentor, role model and friend while sharing the home together.
  • Prepare and share a meal together, 4 – 5 evenings per week.
  • Provide a secure presence in the home overnight 4 – 5 nights per week.
  • Prompt self-care as needed 4 – 5 mornings per week.
  • Provide some assistance with self-care, companionship, or community participation on weekends.
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings.
  • Communicate regularly with Warren's Team Leader, and Home Share Melbourne Coordinator.

DESIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Shared interests and compatibility with Warren.
  • Seeking accommodation and wishing to create a home together.
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Great at building relationships.
  • Great sense of humour.
  • Compassionate, supportive, and mature.

DESIRED SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent home livings skills, including personal skills to effectively share a home with others.
  • Ability to mentor and promote independence.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously.
  • Currently be engaged in some form of employment or education.
  • Disability support or other relevant experience and/or qualification.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Home Share Melbourne is committed to providing a safe and secure arrangement for Warren and his housemate by requiring National Criminal History Checks and Reference Checks.

Home Share Melbourne will match and provide ongoing support to the Co-Resident Mentor.

The Co-Resident Mentor will be an Independent Support Worker, requiring their own ABN.

Hours and pay to be negotiated, dependent on availability, qualifications, and experience.

FURTHER INFORMATION/ APPLICATION

For further information please contact Barbara Hill, Homeshare Coordinator, Home Share Melbourne by email barbara.hill@homeshare.org.au using the subject line: Co-Resident Mentor / Independent Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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