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Mental Health, Recovery Support Worker - Geraldton

Fusion Australia Ltd (WA)

Fusion Australia, a national youth and community organisation is looking for casual Recovery Support Workers for the Community Supported Residential Unit (CSRU) that supports people with long term and persistent mental health illnesses. Casual shifts may include day, night, and weekend hours.

We are looking for calm, confident, compassionate workers, able to work within the Mental Health Recovery Model, and who would like to contribute positively to the lives of people as they learn to live well no matter what is happening.

The Recovery Support Workers’ role is to:

  • Work within policies, procedure and guidelines established by Fusion Australia to support the Recovery Journey of CSRU Residents as per mission statement.
  • Work as part of the team to provide a safe environment within the CSRU that supports residents to embark on a journey of recovery that will enable them to grow in independence and esteem, discover their story and work to complete it and find a place of belonging in the broader community.
  • Assist Residents in cleaning, cooking, shopping, and transport as outlined in Resident’s Support/Service Plan

Fusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a Child Safe organisation and all relevant clearances will be required.

Essential Criteria (please provide copies)

  • Current WWC Card
  • Current Nation Police Certificate (issued in the last 3 months)
  • Current Driver’s licence
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate.

Desirable Criteria

  • Cert IV Mental Health or equivalent experience or
  • Cert IV Community Services or equivalent experience.

Other

  • Practical Skills – Have good cleaning and general domestic skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Have good communication skills both verbal and in writing, ability to work with challenging clients, and able to work both in a team and independently.
  • Time management – Have good organisational skills with ability to start and finish tasks in a timely manner and be able to plan and initiate tasks as needed.
  • Miscellaneous – Have relevant knowledge of mental health and the mental health sector. Have an understanding of Mental Health Recovery and ability to support individuals on their recovery journey while promoting autonomy, choice and independence.

To ask for more information please email geraldton.csru@fusion.org.au, using the subject line: Mental Health, Recovery Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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