Support Worker - Me Well Barwon

Employment status
Casual
Classification and Salary
SCHCDS Industry Award 2010 – Social and Community Services Employee Level 3
Location
Hours
Monday to Friday with some weekend work required
Contract Details
Casual
Closing date for applications: Sunday 30 April 2017
Position overview

The Support Worker position is responsible for the delivery of direct supports to participants with complex and multiple needs in accordance with their individually funded plan. Individually funded plans are based on the participant’s goals and aspirations, now and for the future. It also covers their functional support needs for daily living and participation, the support they need to pursue their goals, and how the participant wants to manage their plan over time.

Support Workers will incorporate a client centred approach to assess appropriate referrals and provide a range of rehabilitation and supports to participants, tailored to meet their individually identified needs. Support Workers may employ a range of different supports including but not limited to direct support provision, service coordination, crisis management, developing participant capacity and resilience.

You will work with participants and where appropriate their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will also collaborate with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to achieve the participant’s recovery goals.

Support Workers will utilise a collaborative team approach within a wider team of Support Workers.

About Me Well

Me Well (Mental Health & Wellbeing Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Neami National, one of the largest providers of community mental health services in Australia. Our vision is for full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society. Our mission is to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities.

 

About the NDIS

The NDIS is a person centred, market driven, social insurance scheme established to provide support for people who have a permanent or likely to be permanent disability for the whole of their lives. Its intent is to give individuals:

  • Empowerment to choose supports and services
  • Holistic person centred planning
  • Tailored individual funding packages and portability
To discuss the position, please contact

Susan Taylor, Manager Service Delivery. Ph: (03) 5229 8295