We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds
Permanent Part Time
Hourly rate from $27.82 plus super and the option to salary package
Work in your local community!
Avivo is a leading community services organisation in Western Australia. We work closely with people and families who need individualised support services due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.
We are committed to people living as valued citizens, making their own decisions, developing their abilities and growing in their relationships.
We believe in an organisational culture where all employees can develop and do their best work.
If you have an enthusiastic and positive outlook, are reliable and intuitive, like a challenge and care about people living at home in their community then we would love you to be part of our Northern River support team.
We are looking for Support Workers preferably male who have experience and skills in mental health recovery and are passionate to work within an experienced and supportive team.
Responsibilities include :
Domestic and household assistance
Social support including assistance with community access and attending appointments
Support for complex Mental Illness
Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual and their family
Problem solving issues with the person and / or their family, and the team
Regular communication with local team and participation in team meetings
What we require :
Previous support work experience in Mental Health, Aged Care and Disabilities is desirable
Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive attitude
Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and listening
Ability to problem solve, think creatively and find innovative solutions
Competent using a Smart Phone and Apps
Availability to attend mandatory and paid training during the week
A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle
Flexible availability to work a range of shift times during the week and some weekends.
Candidates must be living in the Beechboro or Bassendean area or a surrounding suburb.
In return, you will receive awesome conditions :
An hourly rate from $27.82 plus super
Option to Salary Package up to $18,550 to reduce taxable income
A Mobile Phone to use for work
Pay for kilometres and time travelled between supports
Extra 2 days of leave per year and 17.5% leave loading for Annual Leave
Comprehensive training opportunities and supportive team