Recovery Support Worker

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 be working on a fixed roster, across five days, Monday through to Sunday. These shifts include morning shifts, 7am-3pm, as well as afternoon shifts, 230 – 1030pm. Additionally you will be required to participate in the overnight, Off Duty On Call sleep over, where you will be required to assist consumers as needed.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this position spans from $60,188 to $65,662 base salary plus superannuation.

About you

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.

In order to be successful you will need to have a qualification in Community Services, Mental Health or related discipline (minimum Cert III), or working towards a degree in a related field together with experience.

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. 

Our successful candidate 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:

  • 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 on 08 9218 3564

Applications close at 5pm 10 January 2023 however we reserve the right to close applications early 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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