Casual Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Broken Hill

Employment status
Classification and Salary
CSD Level 2, $28.93 – $31.78 per hour plus casual loading
7 Day Rotating Roster
Closing date for applications: Sunday 17 December 2017
Position overview
  • Work within a values based, progressive Not for Profit organisation

  • Provide direct and meaningful support

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation

Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. Neami National's work with consumers occurs within their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers. 

About the Role

The Far West Recovery Centre (FWRC) is a 10 bed mental health sub-acute facility that provides an option for people who are becoming unwell or are still recovering from an acute illness and need a short period of additional support and consolidation to complement their treatment and support.

Core duties

  • Provide direct support and rehabilitation to consumers within their community

  • Working with community partners

  • Maintain records and resources

  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships

  • Work closely with clinical case managers in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers

  • Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact

What will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a team, to meet program goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of complex mental health and drug and alcohol issues.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

  • Be a team player

  • Knowledge of the recovery model

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Australian Working Rights

  • Drivers licence

  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami.

“Neami’s been amazing for career development. I’ve gone through several different types of roles and positions. Over the last 11 years there have been so many opportunities to engage with, and the organisation really supports people to do that”

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation

  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program

  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor

  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, click the APPLY button now – Applications close Sunday 17 December 2017

We only accept applications via the Neami website

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact:

Name: Chelsea Edwards

Phone number: (08) 8080 1365

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.