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Support Facilitator – Partners in Recovery

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Organisation : Wellways via BigSplash

Location : Australia, VIC Regional, Victoria (Gippsland (Warragul/Wonthaggi))

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 22 Jun, 2018

About the role

  • Full time, fixed term until 30 June 2019 opportunity based in Gippsland (Warragul/Wonthaggi)
  • Be part of a large, recognised provider of mental health and disability services in Australia
  • Excellent training and development programs
  • Generous salary packaging benefits available


About this opportunity

The Partners in Recovery (PIR) Program provides service coordination to a target group of people who live in the Inner East of Melbourne and experience serious mental illness; have complex needs and require coordinated support from multiple services.

The role of Support Facilitator is an opportunity to support the recovery of people living with a mental illness by assisting them to build a strong network of natural, community and service supports.

As we move toward the NDIS, the Support Facilitator will also play a key role in supporting clients to access NDIS supports, as well as providing PIR services to NDIS participants during the transition phase.

Support Facilitators are given a high level of autonomy within a supportive team. Significant opportunities for training, professional development, networking and career progress are available.


About you

As the ideal candidate you will possess the following:

  • A tertiary qualification (minimum Certificate 4) in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or other health related field
  • Experience in the needs identification, action planning and coordination of services with clients, including participation within effective multidisciplinary care teams
  • Ability to provide culturally competent services appropriate to those from diverse backgrounds, including people from CALD and Indigenous backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge in working with people with mental health issues and their carers to build strong, long lasting partnerships in the community
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current Driver’s Licence and the ability to undertake regular travel
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check, prior to commencement


Wellways Partners in Recovery actively encourages those with a lived experience of mental illness and recovery (as a consumer or carer) to apply for this position.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Wellways via BigSplash

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to
help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to make sure people can access the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Support Facilitator - Partners in Recovery via Pro Bono Australia.


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