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Transition Recovery Specialist

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time and Part-time, Maximum Term position
  • Based in Cheltenham

About the opportunity

The Transition Recovery Specialist will support clients to return, or progress to, independent living by delivering psychosocial support to:  Improve their capacity for self-management of their mental illness:

  • Develop the knowledge and confidence they need to make decisions and choices about their support needs
  • Enhance adaptive coping skills and decrease self-harming behaviour
  • Learn or relearn skills, and develop confidence, required for activities of daily living
  • Improve their social and relationship skills and develop/strengthen family and social networks
  • Develop and consolidate their links with educational, vocational training and employment opportunities
  • Adopt a healthy lifestyle and minimise/reduce behaviours that are, or likely to be, harmful
  • Access and engage with the range of supports they need, such as, natural supports, clinical treatment, physical healthcare and housing services, that can be sustained on discharge from the program. If eligible, become an NDIS participant

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have relevant Mental Health and/or Welfare qualification. Competencies in dual diagnosis, working knowledge of the relevant legislation, related policy and awareness of current trends in mental health service delivery and Demonstrated understanding of mental services interventions for responding to clients with complexity of needs and at risk.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below.

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information or confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Toni Smith on 0498 550 611.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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