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Mental Health Support Worker - Orange

Job description

About BRC Recruitment

We are a leading Health and Social Care recruitment agency assisting specialist support professionals into jobs in the healthcare, not for profit and government sector for permanent, contract and casual employment throughout Australia.

The Role

BRC is seeking passionate and experienced Mental Health Workers to join our established casual pool. The role will provide support adults and children with a disability both in their home and in the community across multiple locations in NSW.

This role is based around providing support to adults with mental health issues living within a shared accommodation service. The successful applicant will be responsible for aspects of the clients daily living routine which can range from personal care and domestic assistance to community access and social support which will require the following:

* Supporting clients to make decisions and have choices
* Supporting clients to identify and achieve goals
* Promoting independence and independent living skills among clients
* Assisting with appointments and transport needs
* Engaging clients within their communities
* Assisting with any personal care necessary
* Administering medication


To be successful in this role you must have the following:
* 3+ months paid experience in a similar setting
* Minimum cert IV in Mental Health but this is not essential if you have previous experience in the Mentalh Health
* Valid Working with Children's Check
* Valid First Aid and CPR certificate
* Be willing to undergo a Police check
* A car with a valid NSW licence
* Mental health first aid and ASSIST training (desirable)

Due to the high volume of responses only successful candidates will be contacted, thank you for your understanding.

Job title: Mental Health Support Worker - Orange
Contract type: Casual
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Community Services and Health
Salary: AU$36 - AU$37 per hour
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-02-05
Reference: 7296J2021124692_1609908787
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
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