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Psychosocial / Mental Health Support Workers - Blue Mountains

Well Creative Minds

About Us

Well Creative Minds offers psychosocial/mental health support services for NDIS participants of all ages in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Central Coast areas. Having started as an independent sole provider, Well Creative Minds has grown organically due to the quality niche services we provide, and we're looking to expand our wonderful support team (both male and female).

We are not just any provider, we are a provider who was founded by someone who has worked in the industry, with psychological background and experience so we understand the nature of the work which is why we look after our workers well. And due to client demand, we are looking for a young male support worker to support our younger male participants who have a range of psychosocial disabilities, from helping them engage in the community to helping them build their confidence and social skills.

Who we are looking for

We are currently seeking young male and female support workers to join our dedicated team of mental health professionals, who are based in Sydney and/or the Blue Mountains areas. We offer ongoing in house support and mentoring to assist you with your professional development.

While this role does not involve counselling or therapy-related work, WCM is still young and growing with opportunities for other roles in future and we are ideally looking for people who want to grow with the business. This starting role offered is suitable for someone with existing experience in the care industry or is studying in a related area, who is looking to add to their experience and further their skill set, working directly with people who have a range of mental health challenges and conditions. This is a casual position with a minimum of 4 - 8 hours available to start immediately, with the potential for more hours.

Important: This position requires someone who has the flexibility to be available occasionally to work on short notice and on flexible days, as well maintain communication when not working with clients as it is a remote role, this is essential.

The PERKS

  • Flexible hours/days and work independently while having access to a supportive team!
  • Weekday rate is $35hr, Weekends and public holidays is $45 - $65 plus super
  • Regular hours with regular clients, including pay for last-minute client cancellations
  • Remuneration also includes travel time and km driven while supporting participants
  • In house support and opportunity for career progression and professional development
  • Opportunity to progress through the business towards your chosen career outcomes
  • Access to in house support systems, as required e.g client debriefing
  • Friendly, and approachable supportive team!
  • Work remotely with work/life balance!

Typically the role includes

  • Offering mentoring, companionship and social support in-home and in the community
  • Helping clients stay organised and prioritise daily tasks
  • Assisting clients and their families and working collaboratively with care-team
  • Be a role model to young people (including children), help develop confidence, social skills etc.
  • Transporting and accompanying clients to do errands (e.g shopping or appointments)
  • Working individually with clients to assist and achieve therapeutic goals
  • Using technology and software for shift notes

To be CONSIDERED for this role you may have:

  • Counselling or other Psychology / Mental Health-related qualification or currently studying in a similar field, or
  • Previous professional and or lived experience working with people that have mental health conditions
  • Work experience in the disability industry

Essential requirements:

  • Flexibility with availability
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use computers/mobile technologies
  • Maturity, professional with caring nature
  • Patience and compassionate nature to help others
  • National Police Check
  • Working With Children's Check
  • Mandatory for all health workers to be fully vaccinated
  • Driver’s License, own insurance and access to a reliable car.

To learn more about us or enquire, visit www.wellcreativeminds.com

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