- Job posted on: 7th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
The Kalgoorlie 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. As a Peer Support Worker (family & friends) you will work with families and carers of consumers in a collaborative fashion to promote and enhance recovery.
The Kalgoorlie Step Up/Step Down is operated by Neami in partnership with WA Country Health Service. The Kalgoorlie Step Up/Step Down Service will accept referrals from the Goldfields region. During their stay consumers are assisted to develop a wellness plan including relapse prevention. The staff team at Kalgoorlie Step Up/Step Down will consist of a Manager, a Senior Practice Leader, Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers (CRSWs), an AOD Liaison Worker, Peer Support Worker (PSW), and Administration Support. 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 shifts.
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.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please apply here 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: Naomi Beare, WA Clinical Services Regional Manager
Phone number: 08 6252 0420
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.