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Disability Support Worker | Mental Health Companionship


Community Care and Disability
Location: NSW
Work Type: Part Time contract
  • $28 - $36 p/hr
  • 5-7 days per week, 3-4 hours per day
  • Consistent & Ongoing Rosters

Our client is a male with a primary diagnosis of schizophrenia. He has also sustained physical injuries such as hip hernias, and post traumatic arthritis.

Currently he is located in a psychiatric facility, and is requiring 1:1 companionship support, ideally 5-7 days a week, for the duration of 3-4 hours per day.

Our team is seeking dedicated, committed, and compassionate support workers to provide adequate supports for his mental and physical wellbeing.

What McArthur Community Care will provide?

  • $28.00 - $36.00 per hour
  • Consistent & Ongoing Rosters
  • Opportunity to continue supports with the client post discharge
  • Ongoing support with the Community Care team
  • Incentives such as Support Worker of the Month Award
  • 'Refer a fellow worker' promotion
  • Training and development for Support Workers when required
  • The opportunity to upskill
  • Professional support

Essential McArthur Community Care requirements

  • Experience in supporting people with mental illness
  • Driver's License & reliable car
  • Ability to demonstrate a person-centred approach.
  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • Police Check
  • Certificate III in Disability (or equivalent)
  • First Aid Certificate including CPR

If you fit the above criteria, please apply with your most recent resume to tara.ehdaie@mcarthur.com.au or apply directly to the advertisement.

Only support workers that meet the above criteria will be considered

142 939 Posted On:08/04/2021