Recovery Support Worker (Sunflower Villas) – Full time

  • Job Reference: SBH-103
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Remuneration: $57,541.12 – $62,777.52 per annum
  • A range of Employee Benefits Offered
  • Location: Stirling, WA 6021

About the opportunity

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 or other personal/social challenges. To be successful in the position, you will be involved in the consumer’s recovery journey by supporting them to build their capacity and develop the skills required for transition to independent living.

You will be working on 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 you may be required to participate in the overnight, Off Duty On Call Roster where you will be required to assist consumers as needed.

If you are someone who is recovery focused, 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! We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering support services to individuals and whose work ethic and personal values align to those of St Bart’s.

Your Responsibilities

  1. Utilise recovery and trauma informed principles to assist consumers to achieve individual goals and outcomes including but not limited to independent living skills, community participation, personal choice and decision making whilst building upon on strengths, increasing resilience and improving physical and mental health and wellbeing.
  2. Prepare and maintain appropriate records of information and a range of administrative tasks regarding client support, as required by St Barts and within the specified timeframes
  3. Maintain and enhance professional knowledge and technical skills by keeping up to date with new developments and relevant trends
  4. Conduct group facilitation as required.
  5. Work across all St Bart’s program areas as required, including ODOC shifts.
  6. Deliver high quality service, which supports the rights, and interests of all consumers and meets relevant standards and legislation.
  7. To actively engage in achievement of organisational service outcomes including KPI’s, Quality Assurance Accreditation and Continuous Improvement Plans.
  8. Ensure personal health and safety at work and that of others complying with all Occupational Health and Safety requirements and as directed by St Barts;
  9. Adequate Immunisation in line with specific position requirements pre-employment and inclusive of ongoing immunisation as determined by St Barts
  10. Understand and comply with the Code of Conduct of St Barts and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to this position;
  11. As directed complete all necessary OneVault requirements within set timeframes
  12. Have collaborative working relationships with the team and internal customers, and actively contribute to all team meetings and effectiveness of the team function
  13. Other duties and accountabilities as directed by the Service Manager, Integrated Services Manager, and/or the General Manager Services.

About St Bart’s

St Bart’s is a not-for-profit organisation providing a diverse range of services for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Services include supported accommodation, recovery focused accommodation for those with Mental Health issues, residential aged care, and aged care home services. For more information about St Bart’s, please visit our website.

To be considered for this position you must meet the following selection criteria.

Only applicants that address the selection criteria in writing will be considered for the position:

  1. Tertiary qualification or minimum Certificate III in Community Services or Mental Health or related discipline, or working towards a degree in related field with experience in the field (formal documentation proving satisfactory unit of study completion will be required);
  2. Current satisfactory National Police Clearance obtained within the last three (3) months;
  3. Current Australian Passport or current valid Working Visa permitting all necessary requirements to legally work in Australia;
  4. Current valid First Aid Certificate;
  5. Current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence (for photo identification purposes and/or if required for position duty purposes);
  6. Successful application and maintenance of LARU Approved Supervisor status

Employee Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice with Smart Salary 
  • HBF Private Health Corporate discounts and membership
  • Additional 3 days paid leave per annum (Mental Health days / Annual Shutdown)
  • Cultural and Ceremonial Leave
  • Opportunity to purchase 4 additional weeks annual leave per annum
  • Free annual Flu Vaccination
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you have the skills, experience and passion that we are looking for, apply today!

How to apply

Applications must include a resume, cover letter and address the position selection criteria in writing.

We want to know why you want to work for St Bart’s and how your skills and experience align to the position requirements.  Applications that don’t address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Appointment to this position is subject to the following:

  • Current and satisfactory Police Clearance (obtained within the last 3 months)
  • Verification of working rights in Australia (i.e. Working Visa, Australian Passport, Australian Citizenship)
  • Copies of all relevant qualifications
  • Any applicable pre-employment checks as required by the position, which may include Pre-employment Medicals, Fitness for Work and Immunisation Checks 
  • Any applicable skill assessments and/or testing as per position requirements

At St Bart’s, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity. We actively encourage applications from any background. 

For further details regarding the position or for a confidential discussion, please contact Anita McIntyre, Service Manager on (08) 9323 5164. 

St Bart’s reserves the right to commence the recruitment process and appoint to the position before the application closing date. Due to the volume of applications, St Bart’s will only be in contact with shortlisted candidates. We kindly ask not to be contacted by recruitment agencies as this stage.

Apply here

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Please attach a copy of your Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Selection Criteria and any other relevant documents.

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