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Complex Needs Support Workers

Job No: Nextt104109
Location: BALLARAT/GEELONG/WESTERN SUBURBS

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Positions available for experienced Disability & Mental Health Support Workers to work with our amazing clients!

Nextt is a leading provider of innovative Disability and Mental Health support services that assist people reach their goals and get more out of life.  The professionalism and commitment of our Disability Support Workers has earned Nextt the reputation of providing exceptional service in the field of Autism, Cognitive Disabilities and Mental Health.

About the roles...

Ballarat??  Geelong?? Western Suburbs??  We'd love to hear from experienced Complex Needs Disability Support Workers!!!

We are currently recruiting experienced Support Workers for a number of positions within our customer focused Nextt team, which will provide individualised supports, designed, supported and guided by behavioural specialists.  If you have extensive experience working with complex needs, dual diagnosis and you enjoy assisting your participant overcome hurdles and  achieve their goals, then we’d love to hear from you!

Duties include providing direct support in the community and in home, assisting clients with the development of skills for independent living and supporting clients to learn to manage difficult behaviours. The right candidates will be able to provide consistent communication and routine, manage their own personal emotions in a range of situations and work well as a member of a competent and supported team.

We are looking for...

Successful candidates will:

  • Have a minimum of a Certificate IV in Disability, Mental Health or related Community Services AND paid experience in the field. Consideration will be given to applicants with extensive experience and can provide evidence of skills and abilities gained in a “hands on capacity”.
  • Understand behaviours of concern and have worked with people with highly complex support needs
  • Like working in a team where ideas are shared to achieve the best results 
  • Can respond to situations quickly and consistently
  • Are passionate about community inclusion and skill development
  • Are reliable, professional and committed
  • Are looking for a role to provide challenge and professional growth

 The benefits...

This is a fantastic opportunity for passionate, experienced and customer focused Support Workers who aspire to be the best in their field, and who want to gain valuable industry experience.  This role will provide the right candidates the satisfaction of making a meaningful and positive difference in someone's life. 

Nextt is a genuinely collaborative and supportive workplace. To enhance your skills and professional development, tailored, ongoing training support and regular group supervision is provided. Confidential Employee Assistance is also available for personal development.

Nextt is an equal opportunity employer where diversity is highly valued. The Nextt values of: Principled, Creative, Responsive and Committed are a statement of the work ethic and culture of the Nextt workplace. 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and asked to provide documentation of training &/or education, up to date First Aid qualifications, valid Working with Children Check, Police Check and Australian Driver's Licence. Only people with the right to work in Australia and who give consent to have their names checked against the Disability Worker's Exclusion Scheme will be considered. A reliable vehicle and mobile phone with internet access are also a requirement for employment at Nextt.

If this sounds like the job for you, please apply via this advertisement, sending a cover letter and resume outlining your suitability for a position in this team. For any inquiries regarding the role, please contact your local People & Culture Business Partner, at Nextt BALLARAT echatham@nextt.com.au  Nextt GEELONG  pgriffin@nextt.com.au  Nextt WESTERN SUBURBS eshepherd@nextt.com.au

Looking forward to hearing from you!

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