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Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers - Family Supports Program - Merrylands

Neami National
  • Seeking workers experienced in mental health and family support to provide direct & meaningful support to people with a mental illness living in their community
  • Casual positions available (must be available for evening, weekend, and night shifts)
  • CSD Level 2 from $32.57 - $34.93 per hour + 25% casual loading

About the Role

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

Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. Neami National's work with consumers occurs within their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will also work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers. Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers at Neami National function within a collaborative team approach and are supported by regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and access comprehensive training and development.

Core duties

  • Provide direct support and rehabilitation to consumers within their community
  • Working with community partners
  • Maintain records and resources
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Work closely with clinical case managers in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers
  • Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact

What will you bring to the role?

  • Demonstrated mental health and coaching experience
  • Experience working within the family service sector and/or demonstrated experience working collaboratively with families highly desirable
  • An understanding of theory and skills linked to direct practice with individuals and families
  • Cultural awareness and direct practice skills, including risk assessment, family interventions, referral, resources and networking
  • Dari or Farsi language speaking skills highly desirable
  • 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
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Knowledge of the recovery model

Mandatory requirements

  • Current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check

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

Application Procedure

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The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the attached position description.

If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact: Michelle Maher, Service Manager: Ph 02 8416 1130 | M 0436 410 967

Applications remain open until successful candidates are identified, so apply now!

Recruitment agency candidates need not 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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