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Disability Support Workers

Job title: Disability Support Workers
Contract type:
Location: NSW Newcastle
Reference: 3221596

Job description

Support & mentor people with Mental Health & Disabilities living in Newcaslte and surrounding suburbs.
  • Casual positions with permanent opportunities
  • Ongoing work subject to availability
  • Use our app to view & accept shifts
Edmen is a staffing specialist with over 20 years of experience providing high quality staffing solutions to Disability, Youth & Mental Health Service Providers across Australia.
The role:
Edmen are seeking Mental Health Workers to work across Newcastle and surrounding suburbs. Your goal is to promote indendent living and positive outcomes for people that have a mental illness and/or disability.
You will provide individual support to clients in a residential setting and in the community.
What we are looking for:
  • Minimum of 6 months experience as a Mental Health Worker or a Disability Support Worker
  • Relevant industry qualification preferred e.g. Cert IV Mental Health or Community Services
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • NDIS Worker Check (or willinging to get one)
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence 
  • Current First Aid
  • Be able to work a 24/7 hr rotating roster which will include on call and emergency shifts (active nights and sleep overs included)
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) 
What we can offer you:
  • Ongoing work & rosters subject to availability
  • Possibility of transitioning into permanent position with the host organisation
  • Competitive pay rates & weekly pay
  • Access to our app which allows you to view & accept shifts
  • 24/7 on-call support
  • Ongoing training & development

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