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Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers - Wollongong

Neami National

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

About the Role

  • Full Time and Part Time positions available
  • Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2022
  • CSD Level 2 from $63,670 - $68,264 per annum (pro rata) + super + salary packaging

Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. Neami National's work with consumers occurs within their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers.

The Wollongong team delivers the Housing and Support Initiative (HASI) and Together Home programs.

Together Home aims to house people currently sleeping rough or people currently in temporary accommodation that had previously been sleeping rough. Neami's role is to provide participant-centred, wraparound support to these individuals housed through the program. The program presents an opportunity to manage both immediate public health risks and create a lasting change to address street homelessness.

The HASI program offers flexible, community-based support to consumers, so they can better engage with their own psychological recovery journey, enhance physical health and wellbeing and participate in their community of choice. The program also supports people when admitted into hospital to plan transition back to their homes.

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 NSW Working with Children Check
  • 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
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off (for full time positions), generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave

Application

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description below.

If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Carly Wintin, Acting Service Manager: Ph 02 4226 3277 | M 0402 801 693

No recruitment agency 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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