Mental Health Recovery Worker - Life Skills and Therapeutic Group Coordinator

Mental Health Recovery Worker - Life Skills and Therapeutic Group Coordinator

Anglicare Tas | Launceston, TAS, 7250, AU

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Mental Health Recovery Worker - Life Skills and Therapeutic Group Coordinator

Community Services | Launceston

Permanent, part-timeposition working 60.8 hours per fortnight based atRocherlea

About us:

Anglicare Tasmania is a non-profit organisation providing a widerange of community services to the people of Tasmania. We are partof the national Anglicare Australia network of organisations.Anglicare advocates for social justice and aids people in times ofneed. We provide programs relating to health, housing, families,drug and alcohol treatment and support and more.

Our Values

Hope – Confidently reaching forfullness of life

Compassion – Showing empathy andcare for those in need

Justice – Promoting the fairdistribution of resources and opportunities

Respect – Recognising the inherentvalue and dignity of every person


About the Role
The Residential Rehabilitation & Recovery Services provide stepup and step down intervention in addition to medium termresidential support in a community setting. The Mental HealthRecovery Worker – Life Skills & Therapeutic GroupCoordinator provides psychosocial rehabilitation and recoveryplanning, activities (including therapeutic group work) and supportin a residential and community setting.

What we are looking for in an employee:
Knowledge and experience in supporting people who havesevere and persistent mental ill health;
The ability to develop, implement and facilitate evidencebased, therapeutic groups and life skills activities;
Knowledge and skills in providing effective psychosocialrehabilitation and recovery including intake, non-clinicalassessment, recovery planning, referral, and effective exitplanning;
Understanding of the concept of recovery orientatedpractice, rehabilitation, community participation and strengthsbased and solutions focused support and its application topractice in a transitional residential service;
High level of interpersonal and verbal communication skillsincluding the ability to conduct non-clinical assessments;
Demonstrated resilience and health and well-being requiredto support people with severe mental ill health;
A minimum qualification of a Diploma in Non-Clinical MentalHealth or a relevant qualification and experience;
Assist clients with Medication accreditation (training canbe provided).
What we offer you:
an attractive salary including Salary Packaging 
a 7% Graduate Loading payable where you hold a degree in arelevant discipline
a friendly and supportive work environment
The Position Description can be found below.

For further information about this position please contactAlisha Turner, Program Manager - Rocherlea on 6326 1720 or a.turner@anglicare-tas.org.au during business hours.

The successful applicant will be required to:
have a National Police check - Unsupervised withvulnerables (no older than 12 months);
provide an International Police Check if you have residedfor 12 months or more outside of Australia after the age of16;
have a current Working with Vulnerable People Registrationwith NDIS registration (employment category);
undertake a satisfactory Anglicare assessed medical.
be COVID-19 vaccinated or willing to get
hold an Australian drivers licence
On commencement the successful applicant will be required toundertake our structured Safeguarding Children Trainingprogram.

Applications close SUNDAY17th of April 2022, at 6.00pm.

If you are interested in joining ourteam, please click on the 'apply for thisjob’ link below to commence your application. Youwill be required to submit an up to date resume and cover letterwhich outlines your relevant skills for the role and addresses thedemonstrated competencies.

If you are interested in reading theposition description and joining our team, please click on the'APPLY FOR THIS JOB' button. You will be requiredto submit an up to date resume and cover letter which outlines yourrelevant skills for the role and addresses the demonstratedcompetencies.

PLEASE NOTE: Other vacancies thatmay arise in the near future may also be filled from this selectionprocess.

Anglicare Tasmania is committedto providing an inclusive and respectful work environment where allpeople are valued and have equal access to opportunities to reachtheir full potential.

Anglicare Tasmania is committed to thesafeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicantsapplying for positions with Anglicare Tasmania must undergoscreening processes prior to a successful appointment.

Anglicare Tasmania is an EqualOpportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from peoplefrom Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI) and Culturallyand Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Anglicare Tasmania is committed toproviding an inclusive and respectful work environment where allpeople are valued and have equal access to opportunities to reachtheir full potential.