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Support Workers - Recovery Packages


Employer: Ermha Ltd
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work, Community Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 09 January, 2017.
Applications close: 23 January, 2017.

  • Casual Support Workers Required – Ermha360 Sth East Recovery Packages
  • Shifts include Evenings, Weekends and Sleepovers
  • Dandenong South
  • SCHADS Award Level 2 – 3 (dependent upon skills & quals)

Over its 30-year history Ermha has developed significant expertise in supporting people who are experiencing social and systemic barriers associated with mental illness, disability, poverty and/or drug and alcohol misuse. The organisation now supports over 1500 people each year.

Ermha has an exciting opportunity to recruit suitably qualified casual Support Workers within the Ermha Recovery Packages Teams. We are seeking individuals that are passionate, creative and have an exceptional positive approach to working with people in the community sector.

The successful candidates will work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and sleepover shifts. They will be part of a diverse team working closely with the Team Leader developing, co-ordinating and delivering recovery focused support through individualised support packages. They will work holistically with the program participants also providing assistance to their family and carers to enhance opportunities for development, community participation and independent living.

The successful applicants will have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Community Development and/or relevant work, lived experience, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ermha prides itself on providing staff with a supportive and rewarding work environment along with opportunities for career progression, training and professional development opportunities, and generous salary packaging benefits, flexible work arrangements, Employee Assistance Program and inclusion in Ermha’s Health & Wellbeing Program.

A Position Description, including key selection criteria can be obtained from below, or by telephoning Ermha’s Head Office on (03) 9706 7388, emailing employment@ermha.org, or visiting our website at www.ermha.org.

How to apply for this job

Your application must address the Key Selection Criteria and include:

  • Cover letter with contact details.
  • Completed Application Form (available from www.ermha.org)
  • Resume / CV with Three Contactable Referees

Please address all applications to:

Ms Donna Kealy
Human Resources & Assets, Ermha Ltd
Building G, Level 1, 45 Assembly Drive, Dandenong South, Victoria 3175
Or email: employment@ermha.org, using the subject line: Support Worker application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close: 9.00am Monday 23rd January 2017.

Supporting materials  PD Recovery Support Worker Dandenong 11 11 2016 - minor change.pdf