Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Perth
Employer: Neami National
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Job posted on: 25 May, 2012.
Applications close: 01 June, 2012.
“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
Neami is a non-government organisation that has been providing psychosocial rehabilitation to people with a mental illness for over 20 years. As a progressive organisation Neami uses the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) which delivers a range of rehabilitation and support services tailored to meet the individual needs of consumers. Working within a recovery based framework, this support is aimed at assisting consumers to develop independent living skills, a sense of social inclusion, and ownership of their recovery. Neami's work with consumers occurs within the context of their community of friends, family and neighbourhood.
About the Role
Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, which are tailored to meet their individual needs. Neami's work with consumers occurs within the context of their community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers. Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers at Neami work within a collaborative team approach and are supported by regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice.
- Ongoing Full-time role available in Neami Perth.
- Extensive Learning and Development Program.
- Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor.
- Amazing Salary Packaging, can increase take home pay by $7,000.
- Excellent conditions including 3 months paid maternity leave (in addition to the government parental leave scheme), generous long service leave, 3 days gratis leave and industry leading pay rates.
The values, skills, attributes and commitment of our staff are key to Neami’s success and reputation as an organisation that provides high quality support services to consumers. Neami celebrates multidisciplinary teams and values the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from human services backgrounds as well as other sectors and professions with transferable skills. Further depth is brought by those from diverse cultural backgrounds, Aboriginal staff, and those with lived experiences of mental illness and recovery, all of whom are strongly encouraged to apply for any positions at Neami that match their skills.