Support Worker - Me Well - Perth Hills
Perth Hills area
Part Time hours (including weekends)
Bring your experience as a Support Worker to provide NDIS customers with direct support as part of their individual plans.
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
About the role
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.
To be successful in this role, you will:
Have experience working with clients with a dual diagnosis/forensic history
Hold a current police check (within the last 6 months)
Hold a current Australian driver’s licence and have a roadworthy vehicle insured to a minimum level covering third party property damage (comprehensive cover is recommended)
Experience in person centred community services (aged, disability) support delivery will be well regarded.
Visit http://www.neaminational.org.au/work-with-us/career-opportunities for a position description and to submit your application.
Please indicate your weekend availability in your application.
Regular morning availability is highly desirable.
Closing date for applications: 26 March 2017
Bree Mitchelson, Manager WA Program Development. Ph: (08) 6252 0422