Home / / Work and Life Skills Mentor Work and Life Skills Mentor Are you ordinary or extraordinary???Do you have what it takes to be an extraordinary mentor to our participants living with disabilities?Applicants need to epitomise the below:You are confident in your skills and know how to help people with disabilities achieve their goals?You are solution focused and innovative?Do you excellent communication and time management skills?You are so fabulous that your previous participants have been successful in achieving their goalsYour successes are measurableOptions is seeking suitable Mentors to support people with disabilities to develop new skills that prepare them to live more independent and fulfilling lives. Participants come to Options with a range of goals, including wanting to find a job, to cook meals, learning how to use public transport to access community groups and activities and to explore individual interests. Support may include assisting a person in a work environment while they are gaining experience and skills for work, modelling appropriate work place behaviours and encouraging communication. Desirable skills and experience:Experience in assisting with independent living in the home and community and public transport trainingDemonstrated experience of supporting individuals to achieve their goals as outlined in their PlansUnderstanding of the NDIS and other disability support servicesExperiencing in sourcing work experience positionsWhat we can offer you:The opportunity to work alongside and empower people with disability to reach their maximum potentialContinued professional development opportunitiesGenerous NFP salary packaging opportunities (option to package up to $15,900 for general living expenses and an additional $2,650 for entertainment benefits per annum)Free, confidential counselling services through our EAPAnnual Flu Vaccination Program To be considered for this role you must address the following criteria:Qualification in disabilityUnderstand the principle of providing “just enough support”Understand how to support a person to achieve their goalsBe highly organised, flexible and reliable (must be available for a minimum of 3 days Mon – Fri)Have good written and verbal skillsHave access to the internet and appropriate technology to communicate and record case notesHave the ability to work unsupervised and maintain strong professional boundaries and ethicsBe willing to utilise public transport with service usersHave a current First Aid certificateHave a current Police ClearanceHave a current Working With Children check or be willing to obtain oneHave a reliable registered vehicle and a current licence If you are interested in a rewarding career that gives back to those living with a disability and the local community then click Apply Now! Please upload your current resume and cover letter outlining your skills, strengths and relevant experience.Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check.Good Samaritan Enterprises is committed to providing an environment where people are safe, valued and heard, especially vulnerable adults, young people and children. GSE strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.Unfortunately, due to the expected overwhelming response, we will only be able to contact shortlisted applicants. Thank you in advance to everyone who takes the time to submit an application. Good Sammy Options Online Application What role are you applying for?*Work and Life Skills MentorFirst Name*Last Name*Contact Phone*Email*Cover Letter Upload*Resume Upload*Supporting DocumentationPlease provide any documents you may have to support your application, such as Police Clearance documentation, Working with Children Checks and so on. Drop files here or This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.