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Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Albany

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”.

About the Role:

  • Casual Position, Based at Albany
  • $32.22 - $34.54 per hour, dependent on skills and experience + Casual loading
  • 24/7 Roster with Day, Afternoon and overnight sleepover shifts available

Albany Step Up Step Down is an alternative to admission facility offering a Step Up and Step Down Model of Care. As a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, you will provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs.

You will also:

  • Work closely with clinical case managers, families and carers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Provide direct practical support to consumers so that they gain/maintain independent living skills
  • Engage consumers, using a strengths-based approach to complete a mental health status measurement and a needs assessment.
  • Using the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) protocols work collaboratively with consumers to identify their needs, set goals and develop a plan to meet those goals
  • Together with the consumer regularly monitor their progress towards their identified goals
  • Plan, facilitate and evaluate group rehabilitation programs
  • Work within a holistic framework taking into account the needs of consumers, family, carers and other members of the community in order to ensure tangible rehabilitation outcomes

What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in supporting consumers with mental illness. You will be a caring and patient person, with the ability to work with individuals from a range of different backgrounds. You won’t shy away from complex situations, instead you will be someone who is able to adapt and respond to change in an appropriate manner. You will be a natural communicator and have a passion for building and maintaining relationships to ensure a high-quality service for all consumers. You will be a team player, with high level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility. Ideally, you will also have formal qualifications in mental health/community services.

Mandatory requirements:

  • WA Employee Working with Children check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Be available to work a range of casual shifts

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami.

“Neami’s been amazing for career development. I’ve gone through several different types of roles and positions. Over the last 11 years there have been so many opportunities to engage with, and the organisation really supports people to do that”

We acknowledge Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities as the Traditional Custodians of the land we work on and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise that their sovereignty was never ceded. Neami National is committed to cultivating inclusive environments for staff, consumers and carers. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We are an environmentally conscious organisation.

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please submit your application as soon as possible.

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact:

Name: Sarah Ellis – Senior Practice Leader
Phone: (08) 6323 8900

We will consider previous applicants.

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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