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About the role

As a Recovery Support Worker, you will be playing a critical role in ensuring a safe, secure and supported environment for all consumers who are experiencing homelessness, mental health, AOD, and other personal/social challenges.  The Recovery Support Worker is involved in the consumer’s recovery journey, by supporting them to achieve individual goals and outcomes, including but not limited to independent living skills, community participation, improving physical and mental health and wellbeing, and transitioning to independent living.  You will also have the opportunity to facilitate group activities for the consumers and work in collaboration with external stakeholders, including clinical teams and NDIS providers.

We have several opportunities on offer, permanent full-time, Monday – Friday, 7am – 3pm, or permanent part-time, on a fixed roster, across five days, Monday through to Sunday.  These shifts include morning shifts, 7:00am-3:00pm, as well as afternoon shifts, 2:30 – 10:30pm.  Additionally you will be required to participate in the overnight, Sleep Over Shifts, where you will be required to assist consumers as needed.  These positions will be located in Stirling and Swan View.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this positions span from $63,646 to $69,436 base salary plus superannuation, plus appropriate penalties and allowances.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need a tertiary qualification in Community Services, Mental Health or related discipline (minimum Cert III) or working towards a degree in a related field together with demonstrated experience.

In addition, our ideal candidate:

  • Is a great communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Has knowledge and understanding of wellness, recovery and trauma informed principles
  • Can take initiative, problem solve and work autonomously as well as work well under pressure

If you are someone who is recovery focused, has relevant experience, highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on developing strong rapport with consumers and their carers/family members, we want to hear from you!   We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering support services to individuals in a supported accommodation environment and whose work ethic and personal values align to those of St Bart’s – Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration and Social Justice.  We are looking for someone who can help us create and maintain a workplace that fosters inclusion, diversity and a commitment to excellence.

Our successful candidates must also have (or be willing to obtain):

  • A current satisfactory National Police Certificate
  • A First Aid Certificate
  • A current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence

Why join St Bart’s?

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and a commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the benefits of working with us are:

  • 28 days of annual leave plus leave loading.
  • The opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900, which allows you to pay for personal expenses with pre-tax earnings so you pay less tax and your take home pay increases.
  • A culture of learning with development opportunities.
  • Corporate discounts and memberships.

How to Apply

We want to know about you – why you want to work with us and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements.

For more information about the positions, please contact Wanda Davies 0412 697 798 or Gayle Knight 0431 495 659.

To apply, please submit your current resume and a cover letter that demonstrates your suitability for the position.

We reserve the right to close applications at any time so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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