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Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Continuity of Support Program

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society

About the Role

  • Full Time, parental leave coverage position
  • Maximum Term contract until 30 June 2022
  • CSD Level 2 From $64,363-$69,031 per annum

The CoS program will provide a person-centred, individualised approach to support, based on consumer needs and preferences, within a recovery-orientated framework, while focusing on the strengths, abilities and resources of consumers to build resilience and increase capabilities and wellbeing through social and environmental opportunities

The role will focus on supporting consumers in the Continuity of Support (CoS) program: psychosocial support to people who have previously accessed support from Partners in Recovery (PIR), Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs), Day to Day Living (D2DL) and National Psychosocial Support – Transition (NPS-T) arrangements and have been found ineligible for supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Core duties

  • Engage consumers, using a strengths-based approach to complete a mental health status measurement and a needs assessment.
  • Assist consumers to participate in recreation activities and the cultural life of the community by supporting them to develop interpersonal skills
  • Maintain records and resources
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • 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 will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a team, to meet program goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of complex mental health and drug and alcohol issues.
  • Knowledge of the NDIS application process
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Knowledge of the recovery model

Mandatory requirements

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check - disclosable outcomes considered

Why work with us?

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 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
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Application

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: Nicoletta Magnaterra, Acting Service Manager: Ph 02 9570 5933.

Applications may close earlier if suitable candidates are identified.

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply

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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