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Youth Outreach Recovery Workers x2 - Ballarat

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • 2 X Full-time, Maximum term positions until 30 June 2022
  • Based in Ballarat

About the opportunity

The Youth Outreach Recovery Worker (Working in a residential setting) will assist young people aged 16-25 years who have a mental health diagnosis that is disrupting their day to day living to better manage their mental health and personal wellbeing in a way that is meaningful to them. 

The position will also work in partnership with the young person to identify and create a vision for their future as they move towards independence in the community of their choice.  The aim is to build personal resilience and community connections as the young people transition out of a residential setting.

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health or other relevant qualification – such as Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or Occupational Therapy, or willingness to undertake studies in these areas if successful.
  • At least 2 years demonstrated experience in Mental Health Services or similar role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma informed practice and mental health recovery framework.
  • Knowledge of mental illness and current issues, as well as developed knowledge of regional health and welfare service providers.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • 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 questions regarding the role, please reach out to Ivan Thorne, Senior Manager on 0438 661 296.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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