660845 - Recovery Support Facilitator (1 x Part Time)

Anglicare Southern Queensland

Provide developmental support within a Trauma informed and recovery framework to a person with a Psychosocial and intellectual disability

  • Assist with daily support & strategies to address the clients NDIS goals
  • Practical experience working with vulnerable people
  • Supporting the person to undertake activities to help them to live independently
About the Position
We are currently looking for a Part Time Recovery Support Worker to join our dedicated team to make a significant and focused contribution to our program and the outcomes we achieve in the community for families and people with Intellectual Disability and Mental Health concerns.
  
The successful candidate will provide developmental support within a Trauma Informed and recovery framework to a person with a Psychosocial and Intellectual disability, including supporting and facilitating the person to undertake activities which are aimed at helping them connect or reconnect with their communities,  to develop or rediscover skills and abilities which help them to fulfil their goals and help keep their children in their care
  
This Part Time role is needed for an immediate start. Please indicate your available hours and start date in your cover letter. Please note that some weekend and night time support required.
  
About You
With a background in using a strengths-based approach to facilitate planning and support to clients, our ideal candidate will also offer: 
  • A strong, robust understanding of Trauma Informed and Recovery Orientated Practice frameworks and the NDIS reform
  • Practical experience working with vulnerable people who identify with Psychosocial and  intellectual disability/learning impairment to enhance their autonomy and independence
  • Experience working in person-centred approaches, including the principles of Recovery for mental health and Trauma Informed Practice
  • Practical experience in case management building up families and capacity to advocate for your clients
  • A demonstrated belief in the value, gifts and strengths of each person and that each person can learn and make a positive contribution to the community
  • A demonstrated ability to produce inclusive outcomes for people with a disability, i.e. to assist people to remain independent, become part of their community,  and pursue typical pathways such as education, employment, leisure,  and home tenancy.
  • Highly organised, with time management skills and unwavering attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, which maintain a high level of professionalism
  • A team player who is also confident to self-management and prioritise your own full workload
  • Strong computer skills with the capacity to develop and maintain effective, accurate case notes and reports
  • Strong relationship building skills, and a commitment to developing a positive team culture
  • Demonstrated capacity to intervene in emotionally and psychologically challenging situations. This includes the ability to respond to critical incidents.  
Your qualifications will include:  
  • A Diploma or higher in Disability or Community Services and/or equivalent practical experience in homelessness, disability, or parenting & family support
  • National Police Certificate
  • Current Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • Queensland Driver Licence
Show Your Interest
Apply now and develop your skills further and be rewarded with a position that directly an positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an team that values your professional contribution and personal well-being. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.
For further information please contact
Kellie Pugh 1300 610 610
  
Applications close 25 January 2021

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.  We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.
The blue card system has changed as of the  31 August 2020.  From now on anyone working with children will need to have a valid blue card before they begin work.

We will not consider any candidate who does not hold a valid Blue Card.

Find out more here:
https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/system/review/no-card-no-start

Anglicare Southern Queensland is a Child Safe Organisation.