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Recovery Worker

  • Exciting and established PARC program in Ringwood
  • Work in a recovery-oriented program offering short-term residential support for people experiencing mental health challenges
  • Casual positions available
  • SCHADS Award Level 3.1 - 3.4 + superannuation + salary packaging benefits

The Recovery Workers are integral to the PARC program as they work closely with participants in their recovery journey whilst at PARC, both individually and with their clinical care teams, and in leading a range of groups and activities onsite. Our Recovery Workers also provide key operational support and help create new innovations and improvements for the ongoing quality of the program. PARCS operates 24/7 on a rotating roster and penalty rates apply for afternoon and weekend hours. There are multiple Recovery Worker positions available at Ringwood and Mont Albert.

These PARC programs are collaborative services between Wellways and Eastern Health. PARC is a step up, step down short-stay residence that provides clinical and psychosocial support to participants, to prevent the need for hospitalisation or after an inpatient stay to support ongoing recovery. All our recovery services value cultural diversity, support and create opportunities for recovery, value peer participation, and leadership and are underpinned by evidence-based best practice.

Why us?

Wellways are a team of approximately 2000 staff and 150 volunteers across 93 sites providing a range of programs, services and supports to people right across Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, and Tasmania. We remain committed to our mission, of creating inclusive communities where everyone can imagine and achieve their hopes and potential; and we are always on the look-out for like-minded people who would like to be a part of this.

What do you need?

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health, AOD or Disability OR Tertiary qualification in social science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of mental health and/or disability
  • An understanding of the biopsychosocial model of mental health and social inclusion principles
  • Current valid Driver's Licence and the ability to undertake some travel
  • Evidence of the right to work in Australia
  • Evidence of, or a willingness to undergo a National Police Records Check, Working with Children Check-employment, NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate, and NDIS Worker Screening

Ref code: 5442338

Hit the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page to submit your application. Please ensure each mandatory question is completed before uploading your documentation.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Justin Appleby, Program Coordinator on 0432 785 607

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

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