Recovery Support Worker
- Full time, fixed term - 30/06/2022
- Based in Wagga Wagga, NSW
- Are you passionate about working with people?
- Thought about providing Mental Health support and assistance to those in need?
Join us in supporting individuals to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in their own community!
About this opportunity
Wellways within the Wagga Wagga region offers mental health support services through the Enhanced Adult Community Living Support Service (EACLSS). The goals of the EACLSS program are to assist participants in developing and sustaining social connections and strengthening family relationships, provide participants with support with living skills to improve quality of life, increase overall quality of life, physical health and wellbeing for participants. Using Wellways' Community Recovery Model, the Recovery Support Worker will provide intensive support to people with a mental illness through the Enhanced Adult Community Living Support Service.
The Enhanced Adult Community Living Support Services is designed to work with participants to address key areas that support the development of decision-making skills, social skills, independent living skills, community access, healthy lifestyle, self-identity, self-esteem and resilience. A key outcome will be supporting the participant to identify and nurture natural supports that sustain recovery and assist in the development of self-management skills.
You will need:
- Relevant qualifications or commensurate experience in working in a support role for people with a mental illness, generally a Certificate IV qualification or above
- Current and valid Driver's License and are able to undertake travel
- Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check
Desirable but not essential: Previous experience working within Aboriginal/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and/or understanding of Aboriginal/CALD communities, both socially and culturally.
Wellways is a nationally recognized provider of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities, providing support through recovery, education and advocacy programs, and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organization, currently employing over 900 staff across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.
How to apply
Please complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways) & enter ref code: 4806185. Further information about the role is also available on our Careers page.
For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Louise Benson on 0436 001 551 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close Sunday 1st September 2019 - Close of Business.
Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.