Recovery Support Worker – Casual

About the role

We are seeking expressions of interests for casual Recovery Support Workers. Our casual Recovery Support Workers provide support to consumers experiencing homelessness, mental health or other personal/social challenges in their recovery journey helping to build independence and meet individual goals.

Suitable candidates will have the opportunity to work across our services (women’s, men’s, family and mental health services), with sites located across East Perth, Bentley, Cannington, Medina, Midland, Stirling and Swan.

For a copy of the full position description, please see below. 

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the salary offered for this position spans from $36.40 to $39.71 per hour inclusive of casual loading plus superannuation.

For further information on the position, please contact Gayle Knight, Integrated Services Manager on (08) 9323 5116.

About you

To be successful you will need a tertiary qualification (minimum of Certificate III Community Services) or progress towards a degree in a relevant field combined with relevant experience. 

In addition, we are seeking someone with:

  • A positive personality, good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to create and maintain relationships with our consumers, their carers or families and networks
  • An understanding of Wellness, Recovery and Trauma Informed Principles
  • The ability to demonstrate genuineness, empathy and flexibility 

Applicants with a lived experience or an understanding of mental health recovery, homelessness or other personal/social challenges or as family member/carer of people with a lived experience will be viewed favourably. 

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.

As we work with vulnerable people, the successful candidate will be required to show proof of influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations unless a medical exemption is provided. Successful candidates must also have or be willing to obtain a National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check, LARU Approved Supervisor Status and have a current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence and First Aid Certificate.

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 click Apply Now and submit your current resume and cover letter which demonstrates your suitability for the position.

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

St Bart’s reserves 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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