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Position:
Mental Health Support Worker
Classification:
Casual
Area:
Centacare Community Services
Location:
Coorparoo
Description:

The job

Centacare Community Services, Anam Cara has multiple casual Mental Health Support Worker positions available. Anam Cara is a leading non-government, not-for-profit service committed to supporting individuals with a mental illness with their lifestyle choices.

You will be supporting adults with managing their mental wellbeing, to live independently in the community and enhance their skills.

 

In this role you will

•Support clients to utilise public transport to attend appointments and provide emotional support;
•Promote independent living skills and choices;
•Promote positive attitudes within the community towards people with a mental illness;
•Assist clients to develop Individual Support & Recovery Plans and support clients to achieve their goals;
•Provide flexible services around people's needs; and
•Complete documentation of day to day service delivery including incident reporting in accordance with organisational procedures.

 

What we need from you

•Qualification (or currently studying) in Mental Health will be highly regarded; and or
•Significant experience supporting individuals with mental health support needs;
•Great availability! Must be able to work varying hours: morning, afternoon, sleepovers and weekends;
•Current QLD Drivers licence
•Roadworthy and registered vehicle;
•A National Police Certificate
•A Blue Card with a Yellow Card exemption, or willingness to obtain;
•The physical ability to carry out all tasks required of the position;
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; and
•Excellent time management, prioritisation and problem solving skills.
•Commitment to a person centred approach of service provision.

 

The benefits

You will be paid in accordance to our Collective Agreement, with the base salary commencing at $30.95 per hour.

 

 Centacare also offers you

•Flexible working hours;
•Ongoing support;
•Opportunities for career and personal development;
•Subsidised vocational education options;
•Access to role specific training;
•Free employee assistance program for you and your family;
•Paid maternity leave - 2 weeks; and
•Much more!

 

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.


Closing:
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Submission:

To apply CLICK HERE. 


If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Barbara Goodwin on: 07 3853 7400