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Mental Health Support Worker

Uniting Communities

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of individuals facing mental health challenges?

Become an integral part of our dedicated team at Chrysalis, a Forensic Mental Health Service, as a Mental Health Support Worker. Whether you are seeking Permanent Part-Time or Casual, we provide flexibility to accommodate your schedule, including those currently studying.

Please specify in your application as to which position you are applying for to enable a smoother process.


As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will be an integral part of our team, ensuring the day-to-day support and engagement of Chrysalis residents. Your role involves assisting residents with psychosocial supports, fostering independent living skills, and overseeing social and recreational activities in a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed manner.

Key Duties

  • Provide professional support for individuals with mental illness, intellectual disability, or acquired brain injury.
  • Implement Recovery-Orientated practices.
  • Deliver trauma-informed service delivery.
  • Manage medication administration.
  • Work within a 24/7 roster, including weekends and public holidays

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Certificate 4 in Mental Health or equivalent tertiary qualification; OR
  • Currently undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, or equivalent.
  • Full, unrestricted South Australian Driver’s License.
  • First Aid and CPR certificate.
  • National Police Certificate.
  • DHS Vulnerable Person Related Employment Check, DHS Aged Care Employment Check, DHS Disability Employment Check, or DHS Working with Children Check.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services.

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Please click "Apply Now" and attach a resume and cover letter expressing interest in the role.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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