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Mental Health Recovery Worker


TeamHEALTH has become the leading not for profit provider of mental health services in the Top End of the Northern Territory. TeamHEALTH has provided outreach services, support and advocacy for Territorians with mental illness for over 30 years.

TeamHEALTH’s Adult Supports aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are severely affected by mental illness. The aim is to support recovery, reduce social isolation and provide practical supports to increase independence in the community. Using a strengths-based approach, and providing intensive one-to-one support, individuals are:

  • provided access to appropriate support services at the right time;
  • enabled to build upon personal capacity, confidence and self-reliance;
  • supported in community participation, and;
  • provided practical assistance to manage daily activities.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Mental Health Recovery Worker provides centre based or outreach support to participants using the psychosocial rehabilitation framework, with a focus on supports that are person centred, recovery focused, strength based, timely and culturally appropriate.

The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications in a community services, mental health or related area as well as a demonstrated understanding of the recovery model and psychosocial rehabilitation.

This position is available on a full-time basis.

TeamHEALTH recognises the value of experience in all facets of life and work, and encourages individuals with a lived experience of mental illness to apply.

The successful applicant will be required to have a current National Police Certificate, NDIS Worker Screening Clearance, NT Driver’s Licence and completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.

TeamHEALTH offers above award conditions including 5 weeks annual leave, remote area salary packaging and a friendly and flexible work environment. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Please note applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria. Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

A position description is attached.

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