- Job posted on: 9th Apr 2021
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At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.
Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we're one of the nation's leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.
In support of EACH and Uniting successfully winning the Monash Health tender for the EIPSR (Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response) program, we are very pleased to announce several new career opportunities to support this new, exciting and innovative partnership.
The program will lead a new way of supporting people with psychosocial issues specifically working to support our clients in their personal recovery journey, achieve set goals, increase independence, functionality, and community connections.
EACH is looking for several part-time Recovery Specialists to join the EIPSR team, with two positions going until October 2023 and one for 6 months!
If you're a customer-centric person, degree qualified in a health-related discipline such as Occupational Therapy, Social Work, or Nursing with experience in working in Mental Health and/or AOD sectors, then our EIPSR team Casey Cardinia love to hear from you!
With your knowledge of working within the Social Model of Health and Transdisciplinary Mental Health framework, the Recovery Specialist will be able to support the customer with their journey of recovery towards leading a contributing and fulfilling life. You will have exceptional communication skills, and the ability to organise your time effectively to allow you to work flexibly and directly with customers as they require and make choices for their support.
As the Recovery Specialist, you will provide the Provision of Psychosocial Support in a Recovery Framework and participate in a multidisciplinary team to develop high-quality services to individuals with complex presentations. You will support a caseload of 20 clients per 1 FTE (pro-rata) by developing comprehensive psychosocial assessments and psychosocial recovery plans.
By working collaboratively with customers, families, carers and the broader service system to identify, plan, design and coordinate additional supports where needed, enabling them to take control and better manage challenges in their lives.
Reporting to the Team Leader - EIPSR RESTART with the support of the Uniting EIPSR Team Leader and Program Managers EIPSR Area Manager and other Team Leaders, you will be part of a team of four service delivery professionals.
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexible workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria (Experience and Knowledge section in the position description) with your resume via our Careers Centre.
If you'd like more information about the position, please contact Jasminka Kosanovic, Program Manager - RESTART on 0427 120 015.