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Recovery & Rehabilitation Support Worker - Nowra

Our client is a one of Australiaâs largest and well-respected mental health, wellbeing, and carer service providers. They have been working with individuals, families, carers and the community for over 40 years. Helping people to identify their needs and goals and attain a fuller and more abundant life in their community.

This is an amazing opportunity for a Recovery & Rehabilitation Support Worker who is passionate about working in the community mental health sector, to be part of a wonderful organisation and team that are making positive change and impact in so many peopleâs lives. Their mission is to create an inclusive community where everyone can imagine and achieve their hopes and potential.

The Southern NSW offices (where you will be working from), was voted one of the best places to work, throughout the whole of this nationwide organization. This is because they have an amazing team culture. A team of individuals who work cohesively and respectfully with each other and their participants. Where the management team are invested in you as a person and your professional growth. You will receive ongoing comprehensive training, the opportunity for career progression, the ability to move interstate within the organisation, and a generous remuneration package, including salary sacrifice and flexible hours.

As a Recovery & Rehabilitation Support Worker you work as part of an integrated team and individually to provide direct, practical supports to participants that enable them to address their mental health issues, achieve their recovery goals, maintain successful tenancies and participate as valued members of their community. Recovery & Rehabilitation Support Workers support participants to identify and nurture natural supports that sustain recovery and directly assist in the development of self-management skills.

Duties may include:

  • daily living skills like self-care, shopping, looking after finances, cooking, or catching public transport

  • accessing education or help to get a job

  • building relationships with family, friends, and the local communities

  • participating in social, leisure or sporting activities

  • referral to mental and physical health services where needed and support with mental and physical health appointments, medication management and other treatments

  • help with finding and keeping housing including private or social/community housing

  • moving back into the community from a hospital or a prison

  • accessing other supports like alcohol and other drugs services and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

What you need:

  • A natural flair for building rapport with participants, families, and service providers

  • Ability to solve problems in alignment with the organisations processes and procedures

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Capacity to continuously develop practice in response to supervision, reflection, training, practice experience and feedback

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and internet applications

  • Able to demonstrate a professional level of literacy and numeracy appropriate to the role

  • Highly regarded â personally/lived experience in caring for individuals with mental health issues

Checks & Certificates

  • Certificate 4 in Mental Health, Certificate 4 in Mental Health Peer Work or Certificate 4 in Community Services, or be enrolled in and actively working toward completing one of these qualifications

  • NDIS Quality and Safeguards Module âQuality, Safety and Youâ

  • National Police Check

  • Working with Children Check

  • Up to date Covid-19 Vaccination status, including booster/s

  • Current valid Driver Licence

Job title: Recovery & Rehabilitation Support Worker - Nowra
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Australia, Regional New South Wales, Regional NSW - Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast
Industry: Community Services Community and Sports
Job expiry: 2022-09-22
Reference: 7455J202233843

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