Job Title Support Worker - Northern Sydney
Location Baulkham Hills Office
Position Description

The company:

At Nextt, for more than 20 years we have been making a difference by supporting people with disability and/or mental health challenges to achieve their goals and to live an independent life. We employ over 1800 staff and services across NSW, VIC, QLD and SA, we provide quality, person-centred support to more than 1500 clients each year. Join our team and support our clients to get more out of life!

What we offer:

  • Remuneration based on the SCHADS Award - A min of 30hours per week starting from $29.12 an hour
  • Career development with approximately 30% promoted within Nextt
  • $50 per week incentive for the first 3 months
  • Part-time l 30 hours/week 
  • Learning and development 
  • Casual and part-time positions available
  • Be part of a workplace that genuinely cares about its people, clients and the community at large
  • A highly skilled, passionate and dedicated team who work together to support the business, engage and learn from each other
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • An Employee Assistance Program where you can access counselling and coaching sessions to improve your wellbeing

The Role:

The hours of work vary and include weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts. Under the SCHADS Award penalty rates apply on weekends, Public Holidays, after 8pm and  after 12 pm. This is an opportunity to work with other professionals, learn and advance your career. 

Nextt has immediate opportunities to support our clients in one of our Supported Independent Living facilities in Mount Colah. We are looking for part-time disability support workers for a wide variety of services like community access, activities of daily living and supported independent living.

Tasks include:

  • Ensure all duties and tasks are completed in accordance with the plan.
  • Understand the individual goals of each participant, make sure all time spent with the participant is meaningful and productive in relation to the achievement of goals.
  • Able to make calculated micro decisions and able to follow direction.
  • Provide and/or support with personal care to participants.
  • Provide medication assistance if needed.
  • Prepare and/or support with meal preparation.
  • Perform and oversee the provision of domestic services.
  • Ensure all incidents and hazards are reported in timely manner.
  • Provide feedback on progress and pass on any concern to the House Leader.

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of Cert III in Mental Health/Disability/Community Services/Individual Support/Nursing or above with minimum of 1 year of industry experience
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Clear NDIS Worker Screening Check, Working with Children Check, and valid Australian Driver license with reliable transport.
  • Passion and commitment to provide services for those with a range of physical disability.
  • Punctual, proactive, meticulous and keep clients’ routine in mind.

 If sounds like you apply now 

In accordance with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, candidates for this role a required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status as a condition of employment

Workplace diversity is highly valued at The Nextt Group, and we recognize a diverse workforce is beneficial for our employees and our clients. Here at The Nextt Group, we actively encourage and welcome candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, candidates with disability, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and First Nations and Torres Strait Islander candidates

For a confidential Discussion do not hesitate to contact the recruitment partners:

Suchii Pandey - [email protected]

Candice Davenhill -  [email protected]