Lifestyle Companion

Posted 14.10.2020

Do you believe that despite limitations everyone has the right to live a life of their own choosing? 

Mix It Up – Live life your way is a social connection and engagement service that is focussed on assisting people with complex needs, receiving NDIS funding, to achieve their individual goals by reducing limitations, increase participation and supporting individual hopes, dreams and choices.

The office is located in Surrey Downs however, your core work will be undertaken in the broader community providing a variety of services such as: capacity building and assisting clients to participate in community and mentoring opportunities. 

If your mission is to create positive lifestyle options for people with complex needs to engage in a full, rich and valued life through social engagement and community participation then this is the opportunity for you to join a dynamic, focused and friendly team and to utilise your skills, experience and passion to help others live a more fulfilling life.

To be successful in this role which is a casual position, inclusive of weekends, you must have demonstrated experience in the mental health or disability sector working with clients with complex needs and the ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues and work independently within a team of productive, collaborative professionals.  

 
Your role will include:
  • Providing individual social support to participants, often with complex needs and to undertake a variety of activities of their choices

  • Building rapport with participants and enjoy enabling them to be the best they can be by providing them with mentoring services to assist them to learn new life skills.

  • Developing and following individualised support plans.

  • Documenting accurate case notes and reports as requested.

  • Linking and liaising with a variety of community services.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:
  • Certificate III, preference for Certificate IV in the Community / Human Services / Mental Health and a Current Senior First Aid Certificate.

  • Min 2 years’ experience of working with adults with complex needs.

  • DHS Clearances for - Disability Services, Vulnerable Persons, Aged Care Sector and Working with Children Check.

  • Current driver’s license and roadworthy vehicle (must pass a safety inspection).

  • Influenza vaccination (or willingness to obtain).

If you are a team player, prepared to align yourself with our company values and enjoy relishing that feeling of ‘doing what it takes to get the job done’ we offer the following benefits: 
  • A stable team of friendly professionals.

  • A growing company with opportunities for internal promotion

  • DHS Clearances for - Disability Services, Vulnerable Persons, Aged Care Sector and Working with Children Check.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Additional training.

 

Apply via SEEK.com.au

©2020 Mix It Up

ABN 69 391 703 300

Provider No. 4050037874

Live Life Your Way

41 Joycelyn Ave, Surrey Downs SA 5126

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Mix It Up – Live life your way acknowledges that we are meeting on the traditional country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains.


We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.

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