Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker - Western Sydney Merrylands
Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2019
Rotating Roster between the hours 8:00am – 8:00pm
- Provide direct and meaningful support to people with a mental illness living within the community.
- Work within a values based, progressive Not for Profit organisation
- Flexible and supportive working environment
- Salary packaging up to $15,900+
“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
The Merrylands team are looking for individuals who have a passion for social justice and a drive to support people using coaching model of self-determination and self-efficacy to assist people to reach their goals.
We are a large diverse team looking for a colleague with a can do attitude, with solid values in line with the organisations and have a sound ability in supporting people with complex needs within their own home, through partnerships and collaborative approach.
As a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker (CRSW), you will provide tailored rehabilitation and support to people living with complex mental health needs, work with consumers within their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood, and coordinate with clinical case managers and community services to support recovery. You will work as part of a collaborative team, supported by regular practice reflection, comprehensive training and development.
The successful applicants will demonstrate integrity, credibility and commitment to Neami values, adapt and respond well to change, foster and maintain respectful, professional relationships with consumers, staff and organisations, have strong communication and facilitation skills, good aptitude for problem solving and time management.
Our vision is for full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society. Our mission is to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities across the country.
We believe that recovery is an individual process and that with the right kind of support everyone can live a life based on their own strengths, values and goals for the future.
Neami celebrates diversity brought by those from diverse cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal heritage and those with lived experiences of mental illness and recovery, all of whom are strongly encouraged to apply for any positions at Neami that match their skills and interest.
Applications for this role close: Sunday 17 December 2017
Lina Nador, Service Manager: Ph 02 8416 1130 | M 0478 230 622