- Job posted on: 25th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7000+ employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
We are currently seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Project Officer - Carer Support to join our Mental Health team in Adelaide on a full-time basis until 30/06/2020, with potential for extension. The role will involve some travel throughout the Adelaide Hills.
This newly created role will be required to assist with the transition to the new Carer Gateway Service; supporting carers and their families to access respite activities and connect them to available Carer Gateway Services.
We are looking for someone who has a demonstrated ability in project management with experience in working with carers, or has personal experience in caring for, people living with mental health concerns, complex needs and or disability.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to client centred service delivery and an understanding of working with the framework of recovery. As well as the ability to build relationships, engage with people from diverse backgrounds and work in partnership to ensure the best outcomes for carers and their families.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.