Community Rehabilitation Support Worker

Community Rehabilitation Support Worker

Neami National | romsey, VIC, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”

About the Role

  • Community Rehabilitation Support Worker (CRSW) Part Time (0.8 FTE) Permanent position.
  • Consumer Service Delivery Level 2 from $67,330 - $72,196 (pro rata) + super + salary packaging + employee benefits!
  • Location: While this position is based at Neami Broadmeadows Office, the role will often work remotely in supporting the Romsey/Mount Macedon and Northern Hume regions covered by the North Western Primary Health Network with their mental health recovery,
  • Northern Melbourne PSS is funded by the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NMPHN) as a response to the sectoral service gap for consumers with a psychosocial disability that were not eligible for the NDIS. The Federal government gave funding to PHN’s around the country to create and fund the National Psychosocial Support (NPS) measure to support people that would otherwise fall through the gap as they would not be eligible to receive support through NDIS. Several funding streams operate under the NPSS team including:

  • Psychosocial Support Service : A Commonwealth funded service forming part of National Psychosocial Support Measure which provides consumers recovery-oriented support through coaching and group-based activities.
  • Psychosocial Transition Program (Commonwealth): consumers who were previously supported by Partners in Recovery (PIR), Day to Day Living (D2DL) and Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHAMS) who have not yet tested eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) who require support with transition from defunded services.
  • Continuity of Support (Commonwealth): consumers who were previously supported by PIR, D2DL and PHaMs who did not meet eligibility for the NDIS and who require ongoing support.
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers (CRSWs) provide a range of rehabilitative supports to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. Neami National's work with consumers occurs within their own community of friends, family and neighbourhood. You will work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers. You will provide regular 1:1 support to an allocated caseload, facilitate the completion of various assessment tools and develop and implement various recovery focused workshops and groups.

    Core duties

  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Intensive case management support to people
  • Referral and linkage to relevant support services
  • Secondary Consultation
  • Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact
  • What will you bring to the role?

  • Experience in working with people with a psychiatric disability and complex presentations
  • Experience in working with homelessness
  • A clear ability to work within and to develop strong collaborative relationships
  • Extensive experience and the ability to engage consumers and carers in a positive manner
  • The ability to set and maintain clear professional boundaries
  • A commitment to consumers’ rights and to consumers’ active participation in planning their service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the recovery model
  • Computer skills
  • Mandatory requirements :

  • Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (or have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their third dose.)
  • Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National.
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Drivers licence
  • Personal Vehicle available for business use, if required
  • About Neami National

    Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

    In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami.

    We acknowledge Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities as the Traditional Custodians of the land we work on and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise that their sovereignty was never ceded. Neami National is committed to cultivating inclusive environments for staff, consumers and carers. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We are an environmentally conscious organisation.

    Incentives include :

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off (If Full Time), generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)