Support Worker Disability & Mental Health - Geelong

Nextt Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 7/12/2019

Take the Nextt Step

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 Geelong workers has earned Nextt the reputation of providing exceptional service in the field of Autism, Cognitive Disabilities and Mental Health.

About the roles...

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.

Working in Geelong, 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 industry experience and training in Disability or related Community Services
  • Understand behaviours of concern and have worked with people with 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 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 Geelong 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 Penny Griffin, People & Culture Business Partner, at Nextt Geelong on 5272 7725 or email pgriffin@nextt.com.au


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To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

http://www.careersincaring.org.au/job/12483483