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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.

Reporting to the relevant Team Leader, the Mental Health Recovery Worker provides centre-based or outreach support to participants using the psychosocial rehabilitation framework, with a focus on supports that are person centred, recovery focused, strengths based, timely and culturally appropriate.

The Mental Health Recovery Worker will develop, in consultation with the participant and where appropriate, other key stakeholders, an Individual Recovery Plan (IRP) to assist in achieving personal goals and positive outcomes for mental health, physical health and wellbeing. Supports provided will assist participants to maintain and increase their independence and live valued lives within the community.

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.

This position is a fixed term contract up to 30 June 2022 and is open to applicants interested in full or 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 applicant will be required to have a current National Police Certificate, Working with Children Clearance or NDIS Worker Screening 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 the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A position description is attached.

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