Casual Support Workers

B Miles Women's Foundation

Applications Closing: Friday, January 25, 2019 - 17:00

Seeking Casual Support Workers for B Miles Supported Accommodation (Darlinghurst) and Outreach Services (based in Edgecliff).

We are seeking candidates who

  • Are well suited to casual work and are available across a range of days and shifts 
  • Demonstrate a desire to work as part of a skilled and experienced team responding to women with complex needs
  • Demonstrate a capacity to attend to a range of tasks including but not limited to; mental health strategies, responding to women in crisis, administration tasks and domestic duties
  • Have a flexible, compassionate and caring approach
  • Have an abundance of energy to complete a range of tasks!
Details
Category: Care & Support Work, Community Development, Social Work
Field: Health, Housing & Homelessness, Mental Health & Counselling, Women
Employment basis: Casual
Job Location: East Sydney
About us

B Miles Women's Foundation (BMWF) is a Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) that provides support and accommodation programs to women who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness who are impacted by mental ill health.  Programs include:
•    crisis accommodation, 
•    transitional housing, and  
•    outreach support
 

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:

Interested candidates please ensure your application addresses each of the criteria below:

  • Qualifications in a related discipline (social sciences, health, psychology, social work, or community services)
  • Experience in providing residential support to individuals with complex needs particularly needs associated with homelessness, mental health and psychiatric disability
  • Experience in implementing WH&S, risk management and duty of care protocols
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • B Miles Women's Foundation holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff
Other Information:

Remuneration

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4
  • Hourly rate is $38.64 (including casual loading) plus shift penalties

Hours

  • Variable
  • For our residential service; shifts include day, afternoon/evening, sleepovers and weekends
  • For Outreach work; Monday to Friday business hours 
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Kara Holmes
Contact Email: kara@bmiles.org.au
How to apply

Interested candidates please email your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Kara Holmes at kara@bmiles.org.au.  Applications close at 5pm on Friday 25 January 2019. 
 

Date posted: 10 January 2019

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