Mental Health Support Worker
Nerang, Gold Coast QLD
Aged & Disability Support (Community Services & Development)
You are and experienced mental health support worker who is self-motivated and always thinking ahead. You are there to help our participants to achieve their personal growth and goals. You demonstrate an intuitive understanding of the challenges the participants face, and a knack for overcoming the obstacles that slow them down, allowing them to flourish. You think independently and can make decisions under pressure and have good communication skills.
You are self-motivated, efficient, unflappable, and organised – and above all a team player who always brings their best self when supporting others.
You have MUST experience in Mental Health and/or high intensity supports
Tasks and Duties
- Implementing information from Care Plans and allied health reports into the support you provide our valued participants.
- Providing unwavering, appropriate emotional support.
- Tending to the healthcare needs of each participant.
- Helping participants to participate in leisure activities.
- Documenting case notes in Careflo.
- Encourage and enhance the growth of individual skills and interests through interests and activities.
- Manual Handling (if required)
Support Worker Requirements:
· Qualifications or experience in Mental Health would be highly regarded
· Commitment to helping others.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
· Empathetic with good listening skills.
· Good problem-solving abilities.
· Ability to carry out domestic duties.
· Patient and emotionally resilient.
· Strong leadership skills.
· Empathic with excellent listening abilities.
· Possess strong problem-solving skills.
· Possess the ability to perform household chores.
· Patience and emotional endurance.
· The ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
· Practice unconditional positive regard toward others,regardless of how they are expressing their needs
· The ability to maintain composure under duress and in tough situations.