Wellways is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with a lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we'd love to hear from you.
- Job Description:
Under the direction of the Team Leader, the role of the Recovery Worker is to complete the initial intake and assessment, develop and execute action plans to assist individuals with achieving their recovery goals. This role will see you conducting group based activities aimed at building individual capacity and life skills as well as providing individual, person centred, recovery and trauma informed supports. You will also support the engagement of participants and their families with peer support and education programs as well as assisting them with accessing primary health services as appropriate. By delivering quality care and service, you will ensure that these individuals and their families can fully participate in the community and attain physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
Relevant qualifications or commensurate experience in working in a support role for people with mental health issues, generally a Certificate IV qualification or above
Current valid Driver's License and the ability to undertake travel
Appropriate IT skills
Current Working with Children Check
Right to Work within Australia
Current Police Check
NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
Evidence of COVID booster vaccination or valid medical exemption