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Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Geraldton

Neami National

"Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society."

About the Role

  • Casual Position
  • $32.22 - $34.54 per hour + 25% casual loading

The Geraldton Step Up/Step Down Service is a 10 bed, maximum 28 day stay facility, that provides a Step Up/Step Down option for people who are becoming unwell or are still recovering from an acute illness and need a short period of additional support and consolidation to complement their treatment and support. The Geraldton Step Up/Step Down is operated by Neami in partnership with WA Country Health Service. The Step Up/Step Down Service will accept referrals from the Mid West region. During their stay consumers are assisted to develop a wellness plan including relapse prevention. The facility is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and operates on a 7 day rotating roster consisting of morning and afternoon and evening shifts.

As a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker (CSRW) you will provide tailored support to people experiencing mental health issues to meet their individual goals and needs. CRSWs will have the capacity to work with individuals as well as groups promoting individual strengths, choice and empowerment.

Core duties:

  • Provide direct support and rehabilitation to consumers
  • Facilitate engaging groups on life skills
  • Work within a recovery and trauma-based model
  • Maintain records and resources
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Work within a collaborative team approach

What will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant transferable experience in a similar role
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a team
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the recovery model for mental health

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current WA Working with Children Check required before commencement of work (employee responsibility)
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered

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.

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:

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:

Jenna Denton, Service Manager: 0439 665 082

Applications will close once successful candidates are identified.

A position description is attached.

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply

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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