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Recovery Support Worker - Ipswich

Richmond Fellowship Queensland
  • Permanent Full-time
  • West Morton
  • Values driven NGO with staff engagement culture 30% above industry benchmarks
  • Strong reputation as a market leader in its field of work
  • NFP Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 general expenses + entertainment benefits

About RFQ

RFQ is a leader in the provision of professional recovery oriented psychosocial services throughout QLD, and nationally by telehealth services. RFQ combines the inspirational vision and values of our founders with progressive thinking, advanced research and evidence-based practice. We are presently undergoing transformational development as a centre of excellence.

About the Role

Your next position could be providing evidence-based and recovery-oriented support to people at risk of homelessness, discharged from acute mental health wards and/or supported by community mental health services. You will assist clients to achieve their identified goals and aspirations, provide support with day to day tasks and activities and develop professional working relationships with stakeholders to achieve best possible outcomes for clients.

Working as part of a wider team, you will have your own client caseload and will be provided with on the job supervision on an ongoing basis.

Benefits and Culture

  • Progressive NGO at the frontier of mental health work.
  • Above industry standards for staff satisfaction – a culture of success.
  • A centre of excellence and learning.
  • Competitive remuneration $37.35 - $40.05 / hour plus penalty rates.
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 general expenses and can also include + $2,650 annual entertainment benefits, novated leasing, mortgage review service and personal parking expenses.
  • Comprehensive support infrastructure - mobile Client Information Management System and Employee Assistance Program (available for staff and their family).
  • Career development and unique training opportunities available.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree or Diploma or Certificate in a human service related field and/or demonstrated previous experience working with people with mental illness.
  • Ability to work autonomously and professionally within RFQ's service philosophy and values.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time, own case load and KPI's including outcomes measures and safety planning.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively engage with clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and service providers.
  • A strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity.
  • Smart phone to be used for work purposes.
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a registered roadworthy and insured vehicle (minimum third-party property).
  • Willingness and ability to undertake vaccination of preventable diseases that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Qld Health Policy Directive.

The position requires a NDIS worker screening clearance. For further information please visit: here


Please submit your application (maximum two pages), addressing your claims for the role, together with your resume identifying two referees (including current report). Further information about the role can be obtained by contacting Area Manager, Tegan Fermor on 07 3363 2585.

To view and download the position description please see attached document or click 'Apply Now'.

Please note that RFQ is an organisation that embraces diversity.

Applications will be progressively considered upon receipt.

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