breakthru
Published
February 12, 2020
Location
Townsville
Job Type

Description

  • Full Time opportunity
  • 4 weeks annual leave + 5 additional leave days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Townsville location
  • Enhance our customers quality of life and employment goals

 

About us

We are a dynamic, innovative organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high quality person-centered supports, we enable thousands of people every year to access the supports required for mental health, employment, disability & training needs. Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and aspirations with the aim of achieving sustainable employment.

 

About the role

As a Senior Support Worker, you will support our customers to achieve their personal goals and to live satisfying lives in our community. Our approach is simple, we focus on the customers choice of supports to achieve their individual goals and ensure they are delivered where the customer prefers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting our customers to achieve their goals
  • Facilitating individual & group activities
  • Managing sensitive enquiries and complex customer plans and supports
  • Undertake basic assessments
  • Transporting customers to & from services & activities
  • Maintain & establish links to community
  • Meet customer acquisition and billable hours targets
  • Promoting independent decision making
  • Work within the principles of person-centred practice
  • Some personal care support with customers may be required

 

About you

You are a passionate and dedicated individual who is looking to make a difference in the community. As a people person, you pride yourself on exceptional customer service whilst ensuring customers achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will also be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate:

  • Experience in a similar role (desirable)
  • Certificate IV Human Services Sector (desirable)
  • SLES experience advantageous
  • Ability to work in a team & individually
  • Ability to build rapport with a diverse range of customers
  • Experience working with customers with complex support needs
  • Driven, energetic & committed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Current driver's licence (essential)
  • Blue and yellow cards (essential)

 

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Friendly and close-knit team environment
  • Supportive & experienced leadership team

 

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on our customers with a disability. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now. No agencies please.

For more information about breakthru, go to www.breakthru.org.au.

Please note: A criminal record check and working with children check will be essential to commence in this role.

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