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Senior Community Service Worker - HASI PLUS

Mission Australia
  • Full time until 30/06/2023
  • Location: Eastwood and North Ryde   
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.

Your Opportunity

The Senior Community Service Worker is responsible for providing ongoing recovery orientated care coordination, in particular consumers who have complex needs or require complex case coordination, whilst offering support and mentoring to other staff, and assisting management in the delivery of a 24 hour and 16 hour supported accommodation service

This is a challenging yet rewarding position and you need to be available to work variable hours across the week including weekends and active night shifts. Generous shift penalties apply and we strive to support a good work/life balance.

Your key responsibilities will to:

  • Provide ongoing recovery orientated care coordination with consumers;
  • Support and empower consumers to undertake daily living skills, budgeting and medication management;
  • Work alongside consumers to create individualised support plans that are in line with consumer’s personal goals and needs;
  • Create and update individual consumer files, notes and reports as required;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders including family/supports of consumers, service partners and government agencies;
  • Contribute to the effective functioning and development of HASI Plus through involvement in projects, contribution to team forums and training and development;
  • Support Management with various tasks in relation to the administration of the program, such as payroll, rostering, audits, data and statistics

Requirements for success

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or psychology
  • Previous experience working in Mental Health
  • Understanding of the recovery orientated principles and framework, as well as psycho-social rehabilitation
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including highly developed administrative skills
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in a leadership role
  • A valid NSW driver’s license
  • COVID-19 vaccination

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. 

Our culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.

We’re committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.

We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.

If you have a disability and need support, please email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au using the subject line: Senior Community Service Worker - HASI PLUS enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support

How to Apply

View the  Senior Community Service Worker PD Sep 2021.pdf and click “Apply now”. We will respond to your application.

Applications are shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you

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