St Bart’s is a Western Australian not-for-profit organisation founded in 1963 as a small homeless shelter for men. For nearly 60 years, we have been standing by the side of vulnerable Western Australians experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness, mental health challenges, trauma and hardship. Since our foundation, we have evolved into a larger organisation that provides progressive, person-centred and trauma-informed recovery support to people in need, regardless of background, age, gender or ethnicity.
We provide safe, supported accommodation and services to people who need it the most. Each year, we stand by the side of more than 500 of Western Australia’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people, supporting them on their recovery journeys and empowering them to achieve their goals.
We value our people – employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders – and appreciate the meaningful contributions they make in the lives of our consumers.
About the role
Our Community Recovery Villages provide short-term community based traditional or respite accommodation for adults aged 18 years and older who are living with a mental health challenge.
Based in Bentley, the Recovery Support Worker will provide support to our consumers in their recovery journey, helping them to build independence and meet individual goals while reviewing and monitoring progress.
This permanent, full-time role works a fixed roster across five days Monday through to Sunday. Additionally there is the requirement to 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 $60,188 to $65,662 base salary plus superannuation.
If you are someone who is recovery focused, has relevant experience providing support to someone experiencing mental health challenges and / or with a trauma background, has 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!
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 Angie Gallagher on 08 9323 5163.
Applications close at 5pm Thursday 18 July 2022
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