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Community Mental Health Worker - Limestone Coast

Community Mental Health Worker - Limestone Coast

Skylight is recruiting a Community Mental Health Worker to work within the Country Wellness Connections program in the Limestone Coast. 

The Community Mental Health Worker will provide goal based psychosocial recovery support to participants in the community, as well as assist with NDIS access where applicable and service navigation.

The role will involve supporting participants to 

  • Build capacity and personal skills 
  • Identify their strengths and goals 
  • Build resilience
  • Link in with people to help improve their wellbeing
  • Connect with family or with community
  • Enjoy a full and vibrant quality of life.

Requirements for Success

  • Qualifications or experience relevant to mental health 
  • Sound knowledge and awareness of mental health challenges  
  • Capacity to work both autonomously and within teams 
  • Experience with person centred  and recovery oriented frameworks
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft programs and relevant software
  • DHS Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Check – Apply Here
  • Must have full schedule of COVID vaccinations, as mandated by the South Australian Government.
  • Current SA Drivers Licence and willingness to use own vehicle
  • Understanding of the NDIS 

This role is classified at SACS Level 4, 1.0 FTE a Maximum Term Contract until June 2023. The role will be based at Skylight Mount Gambier, servicing areas of the South Australian Limestone Coast region. 

For queries please contact the Team Leader Philip Chabrel on 08 83734100 or email philip@skylight.org.au

 If you are interested in applying please attach a current CV, a cover letter and answer the following questions (limit 75 words per question) by 5pm Wednesday 26th October 2022

  1. Describe briefly your understanding of what is needed to support people who have mental health challenges and are living in the community.
  2. Please describe an experience where you have needed to communicate professional boundaries in a respectful and supportive manner.
  3. In what ways can group programs assist people with their recovery. 
Please click here for the Job Description

Skylight Mental Health is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce including people from all genders, ages, sexualities, cultures, backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people with mental health lived experience.

 

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