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Support Workers

  • SACS Level 2.4, Rate of Pay $31.09 - Maximum Term Contract until June 2022

Skylight Programs deliver a range of recovery-oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader general South Australian community.

Covering locations in Metropolitan Adelaide, Skylight is looking to recruit Support Workers in the central and Southern Suburbs who are capable of providing individualised support to participants. Shifts are across various times during the day and can include weekends and public holidays. The Maximum Term Contract will be part time with a minimum number of guaranteed hours with the opportunity to work more hours by agreement.

Skylight Support Workers make a real difference to the lives of people experiencing mental illness, building from these key areas:

Engagement - Do you engage easily with others?

Empathy - Is it natural for you to express empathy?

Recovery - Do you understand what recovery from mental illness means?

Relationships - Is building relationships easy for you?

Motivation - Can you help people discover their own motivation?

Emotional Intelligence - Is emotional intelligence important to you?

Self-Reflection - Do you use self-reflection to challenge yourself?

If you answered YES to the questions above and would like to work alongside our participants to improve / support their wellbeing, then submit an application today to join our team:

For more details or enquiries, please contact: Rob Merrett at (08) 8378 4100 or robmer@skylight.org.au, using the subject line: Support Workers enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) and/or knowledge and skills gained through work experience commensurate with community mental health service
  • Sound knowledge and awareness of mental illness (ideally psychosocial disability) and related comorbidities and the associated impact on individuals, carers and the community
  • Smartphone with internet capabilities
  • Current SA Drivers Licence and willingness to use own vehicle
  • DHS Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Check Click Here To Apply
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (or willing to obtain prior to commencement)

Skylight Mental Health is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce including people from all genders, ages, abilities, sexualities, cultures, bodies and backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people with mental health lived experience.

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