Support Worker Psychosocial


Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 74,000 South Australians each year as they strive for bright futures and great lives. Through the dedication of over 1,500 passionate staff and volunteers, we offer a range of services to support the needs of individuals and our community to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We offer services across a range of areas including mental health and counselling; residential and community aged care; housing crisis and emergency support; disability services; services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; financial and legal support; drug and alcohol counselling; family relationships; and respite and carer support. Uniting Communities also operates a number of additional services and businesses including Goodwill, Lifeline Adelaide & U City. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services to all.


About the Role

This is an exciting time for Uniting Communities' psychosocial and NDIS services in the Northern Metro region, a time of building and a great opportunity for you to be a part of a growing, dynamic and supportive team of professionals providing recovery support for people under NDIS. The Support Worker role is responsible for:

  • providing person-centred strengths-based services to participants, based on their agreed Support Plan
  • facilitating skills development and living skills
  • assisting participants to achieve their NDIS goals
  • assisting participants in their independent living skills, eg shopping, household tasks, attending appointments

About You

The following attributes are relevant to this position:

  • Certificate 4 Mental Health or Certificate 4 Mental Health Peer Work or equivalent
  • prior experience in mental health related work
  • holds a current Drivers Licence
  • use of vehicle for work purposes
  • relevant police clearances

About the Remuneration

The Salary range will be dependent on experience and/or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org


Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 referees.


As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.