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Recovery Worker - Nowra


Are you passionate about working with people and looking for a rewarding career, providing mental health support and assistance to those in need?

Join us in supporting individuals to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in their own community!

About this opportunity:

A key outcome of the program will be supporting the participant to identify and nurture natural supports that sustain recovery and to assist in the development of self-management skills.

Utilising Wellways' Community Recovery Model, you will work with participants to address key areas that support the development of decision-making skills, social skills, independent living skills, community access, healthy lifestyle, self-identity, self-esteem and resilience.

About you:

You will need relevant qualifications or commensurate experience in working in a support role for people with a mental illness, generally a Certificate IV qualification or above. You will need a current and valid driver's license and are able to undertake travel. You will also need a satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check.

Desirable but not essential: Previous experience working within Aboriginal/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and/or understanding of Aboriginal/CALD communities, both socially and culturally. Case management experience is advantageous.

In return, you will:

  • Be provided with ongoing support and development opportunities
  • Work within a friendly, supportive and like-minded team sharing the same values and passion for working with people
  • Have access to employee benefits such as learning and development opportunities and access to our Employee Assistance Program

Individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer, are encouraged to apply!

About Wellways

Wellways is a nationally recognised provider of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals and their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities, providing support through recovery, education and advocacy programs, and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organisation, currently employing over 900 staff across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.

To view the position description and apply, visit our careers website by clicking Apply Now.

For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Katheen Vangelovski on 0427 402 720

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.

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a lived experience are encouraged to apply"

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