About the role
The Recovery Support Worker plays a critical role in ensuring a safe, secure and supported environment for all consumers who are experiencing homelessness, mental health, trauma and other personal/social challenges. The Recovery Support Worker is involved in the consumer’s recovery journey by supporting them to build their capacity and develop the skills required for transition to independent living, whilst managing their mental health challenges.
This permanent, full-time role based in Stirling works a fixed roster across five days Monday through to Sunday. These shifts are a combination of morning shifts, 7am to 3pm and afternoon shifts, 2:30 to 10:30pm. Additionally there may be a 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 $57,541.12 – $62,777.52 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 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. The successful candidate must also possess a current National Police Clearance, and current First Aid.
Why join St Bart’s?
In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and 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 your expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out 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. 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.
For further information about the role, please contact Anita McIntyre on 0421 977 064.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday 24 January 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.