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Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Continuity of Support Program

Neami National

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

About the Role

  • Full Time positions available
  • Location: Adelaide CBD
  • Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2022

The Continuity of Support program (CoS) is designed to provide ongoing support for clients who previously received support from Partners in Recovery (PIR), Support for Day to Day Living in the Community (D2DL) and Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMS) who are ineligible to receive services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The COS program will provide psychosocial support for this cohort of clients with severe mental illness who may have an episodic rather than permanent psychosocial disability.

Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. You will work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers.

Core duties

  • Provide direct support and rehabilitation to consumers within their community
  • Working with community partners
  • Maintain records and resources
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact

What will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a team, to meet program goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of complex mental health and drug and alcohol issues
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Knowledge of the recovery model

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Mental Health Qualifications (Mental Health (or equivalent Human Services or Community Services) qualification of Certificate IV level or above – more details in the position description

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
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply:

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:

Mary-Jane Honner, Regional Manager – Primary Mental Health Programs
Contact Details: Ph 08 8326 3591 | M 0429 269 100

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply.

A position description is attached.

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.

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