Recovery Support Worker (104)

About the role

Our Community Recovery Villages provide medium-term community based traditional or respite accommodation for adults aged 18 years and older, experiencing homelessness, mental health and other personal or social challenges.

Based in Stirling, the Recovery Support worker supports our consumers across their recovery journey, to build their capacity and skills required to transition to independent living. This position plays a critical role in ensuring a safe, secure and supported environment for all consumers.

This permanent, part-time role works predominantly afternoon shifts on a fixed roster across three-days Monday to Sunday. Additionally, this role is required participate in the overnight Off Duty On Call roster.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this position spans from $57,541.12 to $62,777.52 per annum, pro-rata plus superannuation.

About you

You are a recovery focused individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and consumers, their families, carers and support networks. You have work experience, and more importantly, are passionate about delivering support services to consumers with trauma backgrounds or experiencing mental health challenges.

While your skills and experience are important to us, your values and attitudes are crucial to your success at St Bart’s. We are looking for a candidate who is compassionate and whose values align with 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.

The successful candidate must possess a:

  • National Police Clearance, current within three (3) months
  • Current ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certificate, current within three (3) years of the issue date

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:

  • Four weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Up to three days additional flexible leave days per year
  • 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. 
  • 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.

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

You are also welcome to deliver a hard copy application to 7 Lime Street, East Perth.

For further information about the role, please contact Anita McIntyre, Service Manager – Sunflower Community Recovery Village on 9218 3564.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 5 July.

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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