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Community Rehabilitation Support Worker - Moorabbin Youth Residential Recovery Service

Neami National
  • Part Time, Maximum Term until 30 June 2024
  • $64,363 - $69,031 p.a (pro rata) + super + salary packaging + employee benefits!
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • 7-day rotating roster

About the Role

Youth Outreach Recovery Support Service (YORS) provides a 6 day a week service for young people living with a mental illness and other complexity who need wellbeing support to complement their clinical treatment. The Youth Residential Recovery Service (YRR) provides a safe and shared living environment for young people between 16-25 for up to one year. YORS meets young people face to face out in the community and through platforms of their choosing. The purpose is to encourage positive individual growth and development for young people with mental health illnesses to improve their quality of life and broaden their opportunities. This is done through both individual one on one support and within a recovery oriented group program.

As a Community Rehabilitation Support Worker, you will provide tailored support and will use an assertive outreach approach to actively engage with individuals to young people experiencing mental health issues to meet their individual goals and needs.

Community Rehabilitation Support Worker (CRSW) Core duties

  • Provide direct support and rehabilitation to young people experiencing mental health concerns and complex issues within a therapeutic environment
  • Promote individual goals, strengths, choice and empowerment
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Work closely with clinical case managers and community partners to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers
  • Follow all WH&S procedures to ensure safe work practices especially in the area of safety in outreach work

What will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant experience in a similar role or transferable skills
  • Be a team player - 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
  • Knowledge of the recovery model

Mandatory requirements

  • Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (or have received one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their second dose.)
  • Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Willingness to undergo Disability Worker’s Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Check

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”

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, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please click APPLY NOW now before the close date.

A position description is attached.

If you're not sure if residential work is for you, please call and have a chat about the role.

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 Aida Gogelyte – Service Manager on 1300 001 948.

Please note we do not accept applications via recruitment agencies.

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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