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Lived Experience Psychosocial Recovery Worker
& Psychosocial Recovery Worker

Closes 5 pm 21 February 2024

SCHADS Level 4 and 0.6- 1.0fte based in Murray Bridge

Skylight is recruiting Psychosocial Recovery Workers and Lived Experience Psychosocial Recovery Workers to work within the the Non-Acute Psychosocial Support Service NAPSS and Intensive Crisis Support Service ICSS program.

About the Role

The successful candidates will provide recovery-orientated psychosocial support to individuals who have not evaluated their eligibility or have been declared ineligible for National Disability Insurance Scheme services. These services are delivered throughout the Southern area of the Riverland Mallee and Coorong regions.
Connections and knowledge of existing service providers and available resources in this area is highly desirable. Support services include home based outreach and connection of clients with their local community.
The role is due to commence on the 1st of March 2024 subject to clearance of all state-based probity checks; including but not limited to a National Criminal History Record Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check and DHS Working With Children Check.
Psychosocial Recovery Workers will work assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of these high quality programs.
The Psychosocial Recovery Worker typically works during regular business hours, although some evenings and weekend work will likely be required and paid in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award (SCHADS) 2010.

Skylight values lived experience and peer-led programs; applications from persons with a lived experience of mental illness are strongly encouraged.

Requirements for Success

  • A tertiary qualification relevant to mental health or community services and/or adaptable skills and experience in those areas
  • Excellent organisational skills including attention to detail. Highly effective oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge and awareness of mental health challenges
  • Capacity to work both autonomously and within teams
  • Experience with person centred and recovery oriented frameworks
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft programs and relevant software
  • DHS Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Check – Apply Here
  • Current SA Drivers Licence and willingness to use own registered, insured vehicle
  • Understanding of NDIS application process desirable

What can we offer you

Skylight supports staff and team wellbeing and job satisfaction through fantastic work-life balance, quality supervision and practice frameworks, FTE flexibility, and hybrid work from office / work from home options.

Applications

For queries, please contact Rob Merrett on 0487 156 666 or via email at robmer@skylight.org.au

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@skylight.org.au by 21 February 2024 – Please see Job Description below

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with your cover letter and your resume:
1. Describe your knowledge and understanding of coordinating and delivering Mental Health supports, including any examples of how you have used the Recovery Framework and its core principles.
2. Describe your ability and experience to positively engage, interact and work with people who have complex needs including psychosocial disability
3. Describe your ability and experience in mentoring / supervising others to achieve strong and supportive team culture, build reflective practice and facilitate individual developmental growth.

Skylight Mental Health is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce including people from all genders, ages, sexualities, cultures, backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people with mental health lived experience.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@skylight.org.au.

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