The Community Support Worker participates in the day to day operation of the facility, including providing individualised support to residents, addressing barriers for life and leisure skills, maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and residents as well as completing administrative duties. In this position, you will be required to complete reports, update records and case notes as well as fulfill other compliance requirements.
Tertiary qualifications in social work, community services or a related field
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work sensitively with people of diverse cultures, abilities, ages, sexualities and gender identities
The ability to identify and use appropriate strategies to deal with challenging or crisis presentations
Demonstrated ability to remain calm and take safe and appropriate action for critical incidents
Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed care, person centred and strengths based approach
Prior experience in residential facilities is preferred, but not essential