Senior Support Worker - Mental Health - Taree - Tenders Global

Senior Support Worker – Mental Health – Taree

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  • Posted 6 months ago


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About us

Breakthru is part of the Royal Rehab Group, Australia’s leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services. We are a dynamic, innovative organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high quality person-centered supports, we enable thousands of people every year to access the supports required for mental health, employment, disability & training needs.

Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and aspirations with the aim of achieving sustainable employment.

We know diversity makes breakthru a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

About the Opportunity

Our Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS) provide holistic prevention and early intervention services to young people and their families at risk of or affected by mental illness.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to support our participants to improve long-term outcomes for vulnerable children and their families. The supports include one on one sessions with young people and the opportunity to facilitate therapeutic groups with your team in a school and community setting.

About you

You will be a passionate and energetic person looking to make a difference! As a people person, your focus is on exceptional service delivery and relationship development both internally and externally.  You will also be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate:

  • Psychology, counselling, or Social Work/Social Science qualification – preferred but not required for the right candidate 
  • Experience working with children & their families 
  • Mentoring 
  • Ability to develop Family Action Plans 
  • Interpersonal capacity building skills. 
  • Experience working with customers with complex support needs 
  • Driven, energetic & committed 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Current driver’s license (essential) 
  • Working with children & Criminal record check (essential or willing to obtain) 
  • NDIS Worker Screen (essential or willing to obtain) 

What’s on offer

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year   
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts 
  • Extra Leave: 4 weeks annual leave + additional 5 days leave 
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities  
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements 
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration  
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment 
  • Hours: Permanent Fulltime
  • Location: Taree

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical contraindication certificate as part of the recruitment process*

We champion diversity & encourage people from an Aboriginal, Torres Strait or South Sea Islander background or other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or people with a disability to talk to us about opportunities within breakthru.

 This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on our customers. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now.

**Please note, current Working with Children, Criminal Record and NDIS Worker Screen checks are required before commencing with breakthru**

Applications for this role will take you to the employer’s site.

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