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Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Albany

Neami National

"Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society"

The opportunity on offer:

  • Albany Location
  • Consumer Service Delivery Level 2 $32.22 - $34.54 per hour plus casual loading
  • Rewarding NFP fringe benefit tax exemptions

Albany Step Up Step Down is an alternative to admission facility offering a Step Up and Step Down Model of Care. As a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, you will provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs.

You will also:

  • Work closely with clinical case managers, families and carers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Provide direct practical support to consumers so that they gain/maintain independent living skills
  • Engage consumers, using a strengths-based approach to complete a mental health status measurement and a needs assessment.
  • Using the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) protocols work collaboratively with consumers to identify their needs, set goals and develop a plan to meet those goals
  • Together with the consumer regularly monitor their progress towards their identified goals
  • Plan, facilitate and evaluate group rehabilitation programs
  • Work within a holistic framework taking into account the needs of consumers, family, carers and other members of the community in order to ensure tangible rehabilitation outcomes

What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in supporting consumers with mental illness. You will be a caring and patient person, with the ability to work with individuals from a range of different backgrounds. You won’t shy away from complex situations, instead you will be someone who is able to adapt and respond to change in an appropriate manner. You will be a natural communicator and have a passion for building and maintaining relationships to ensure a high quality service for all consumers. You will be a team player, with high level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility. Ideally, you will also have formal qualifications in mental health/community services.

Mandatory requirements:

  • WA Employee Working with Children check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Be available to work a range of casual shifts

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please submit your application as soon as possible.

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact:

Name: Damien Roper, Service Manager – Albany Step-Up Step-Down (08) 6323 8900

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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