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Mental Health Recovery Worker


TeamHEALTH has become the leading not for profit provider of mental health services in the Top End of the Northern Territory. TeamHEALTH has provided outreach services, support and advocacy for Territorians with mental illness for over 30 years.

The Residential Services Program aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are severely affected by mental illness. The aim is to support recovery, reduce social isolation and improve independent living and employment outcomes. The Residential Services Program uses a strengths-based approach and provides intensive one-to-one support through a number of recovery-focused mental health programs and settings.

The Mental Health Recovery Worker will work to enable participants to develop their Individual Recovery Plan (IRP) and assist in access and referral to appropriate support services as identified in their plan. The Mental Health Recovery Worker will perform an integral role in recovery by supporting participants to achieve independent living in the community. The Mental Health Recovery Worker must be willing to work across all residential programs and participate in a 24/7 roster as required.

Possessing qualifications in a relevant community services, mental health or related area the successful applicant will have experience in the delivery of services to people with mental illness and an understanding of the recovery model and psychosocial rehabilitation.

Positions available range from full time to part time hours.

TeamHEALTH recognises the value of experience in all facets of life and work, and encourages individuals with a lived experience of mental illness to apply.

The successful applicants will be required to have a current National Police Certificate, Working with Children Clearance, NT Driver’s Licence and completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.

TeamHEALTH offers above award conditions including 5 weeks annual leave, salary packaging and a friendly and flexible work environment. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with successful applicants commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For further information on this position and how to apply visit our website – teamhealth.asn.au. A position description is attached.

Please note applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria. Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Enquiries can be directed to hr@teamhealth.asn.au using the subject line: Mental Health Recovery Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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