Mental Health Support Work (Farley) Aligned Community Care

JOB DESCRIPTION

Aligned Is seeking positive and strong role models/mentors to work flexibly alongside people who have a disability or mental health issue and may be experiencing social isolation. We are looking for vibrant and intuitive Mentors who believe EVERYONE can participate in and be connected to their community. Aligned is a dynamic and growing organization that provides mentors with ongoing personal/career development opportunities and training.

Responsibilities of a Mentor:

The key responsibility of a Mentor is to work directly with individuals supporting them to achieve their goals. 

This may include:

  • Supporting individuals to gain independence in everyday life and learn new skills
  • Connecting individuals with recreational, sporting or community groups
  • Supporting individuals to use public transport
  • To find and keep a job in open employment
  • Collaborating with key people in an individual’s life, including family members, employers or other support services to achieve the best outcomes
  • Role model and advocate for people living with disability in the community
  • Participate in peer support meetings
     

Required Attributes:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Community Welfare or similar
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a Disability role
  • Trauma Informed Knowledge/Training
  • Experience in continence care
  • Experience supporting individuals with Mental health
  • Creativity and outside-the-box thinking
  • Ability to adapt your mentoring skills to people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to create and maintain professional working relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High standard of admin and computer skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable to individual needs
  • Be organized and have good time management skills
  • Flexibility with hours is essential and is dependent on different client’s needs.
     

Desirable Attributes:

  • Previous experience working with NDIS participant’s.
  • Previous experience working in a group home.
  • Working alongside marginalized groups
  • Youth work
  • Teaching or Counselling/Behavior Support

If you would like to find out more about our organization and the work we do, please visit our website https://www.alignedcommunitycare.com.au/ 

If you wish to apply for this position, please attach your resume. A cover letter would be great but is not essential to your application.

We strongly encourage applications from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, and LGBTQIA+ people. We welcome and value your lived experience and knowledge. If you are comfortable doing so, please let us know in your cover letter if this applies to you. We are currently taking action to dismantle barriers to internal inclusion in order to continually build a more supportive workplace culture. If you would like more information about what we’ve been working on, please don’t hesitate to contact us. If you wish to apply for this role and require further options to make your application, please feel free to call us directly.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $30.61 – $35.00 per hour 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Aligned Community Care

Job Salary

Casual/Vacation