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Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers - Street to Home

Neami National

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

About the Role

  • Multiple roles available including Full Time, Part Time and Casual
  • 7 Day Rotating Roster
  • Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2021 with opportunity to extend; Casual employment has no fixed days

Work in a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and support workers and provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs whilst working within the framework of the Street to Home service model. You will work closely with consumers to address housing and immediate needs.

About Street to Home:

Neami Street to Home service provides culturally appropriate, assertive outreach and case management to homelessness people sleeping rough in the Adelaide CBD within a Housing First approach.

The assertive outreach model is aimed at providing integrated services that focus on consumer identified goals, improved health outcomes and transition from homelessness to safe, secure and sustainable long term accommodation. We persist and work with people over the medium to long term supporting people to maintain their tenancies once they are in housing.

Street to Home staff will be responsible for engaging individuals sleeping rough within the Adelaide CBD, North Adelaide and surrounding parklands. Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers (CRSWs) and Street Outreach Workers (SOWs) (terminology used interchangeably) are responsible for providing assertive outreach patrols to rough sleepers with the aim of providing integrated services that focus on consumer identified goals, improved health outcomes and transition from homelessness to safe, secure and sustainable long term accommodation. We persist and work with people over the medium to long term supporting people to maintain their tenancies once they are in housing.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Must provide Neami evidence of a Mental Health (or equivalent Human Services or Community Services) qualification of Certificate IV level or above, or complete such a qualification within 2 years of your commencement of employment
  • Current Working with Children Check and Vulnerable Person 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 88% 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:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please APPLY now.

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: Thomas Whittenbury, Service Manager
Phone number: (08) 8714 9001

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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