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About the role

The Senior Recovery Worker is responsible for assessing the eligibility and suitability of referrals, coordinating new admissions in consultation with the Regional Manager Mental Health – South and providing supervision to a small team whilst still providing direct support to St Bart’s consumers experiencing mental health challenges and homelessness. This role is also responsible for managing incidents and complaints and conducting risk assessments and management.

This position is a permanent, full-time opportunity based in either Midland or Cannington at one of our accommodation units.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this position spans from $82,043.52 – $88,287.68 per annum plus superannuation

About you

Our ideal candidate has a tertiary qualification (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Social Science, Community Services, or a similar discipline and has previous experience working within a supported accommodation setting and with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental health and other personal or social challenges.

We are also looking for someone with an understanding of assessment, planning and case management and an applied knowledge of recovery principles and trauma informed practice.

While your skills and experience are important to us, your values and attitudes are also crucial to your success at St Bart’s. We are looking for a candidate who is compassionate and feels aligned with St Bart’s values of Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration and Social Justice who can help us with our goal of creating and maintaining a workplace that fosters inclusion, diversity and a commitment to excellence.

The successful candidate must also have or be willing to obtain:

  • A Current satisfactory National Police Certificate
  • A Current First Aid Certificate
  • A current WA “C” Class Driver’s License.

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:

  •  23 days of annual leave plus leave loading of 17.5%.
  •  The opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  •  Salary Packaging up to $18,500.
  •  A culture of learning with development opportunities.
  •  Corporate discounts and memberships.
  •  EAP program accessible for you, your close family and members of your household.

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. Please submit your current resume and cover letter which demonstrates your suitability for the position. Please advise of your site preference.

For further information about the role, please contact Anita McIntyre on 9218 3564.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 17 November 2023.  

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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