Mental health Support Worker

abrs

Provide support to people living with mental illness in the community.

  • $35 ph +
  • Contract- immediate start
  • Supportive team
Our Client, a leading not for profit organisation, is currently recruiting for an experienced Mental Health Support Worker to join their team based in North Sydney. The role is a contract position with an immediate start required.
  
This role will involve:

  • Working with clients with complex mental health illness
  • Assisting clients with maintaining their accommodation and assisting with independent living and self-management skills
  • Providing psychosocial support
  • Working effectively from an NDIS plan to achieve identified goals
  • Liaising with service providers ensuring adequate support, referral and information is provided
  • Adhering to policy and procedures of the organisation
  • Available to work Monday to Friday, full time hours
The requirements for this role include:
  • Sound report writing and administration skills
  • Ability to work a rotating roster (day time only)
  • Immediate start
  • Experience working with people with persistent mental health illness
  • Previous experience working within Aboriginal/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, will be highly regarded
  • A tertiary qualification within Social Care, Mental Health, Community Services, Psychology or Counselling
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police check
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.

For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Yvonne Ziegler on 02 9218 2452