Recovery Support Worker

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Organisation : St Bartholomew's House

Location : Perth (Mid Swan)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $26.76 per hour (level 2) PLUS other benefits and allowances

Application closing date : 9 Dec, 2019

About the role

About the opportunity

As a Recovery Support Worker, you will be playing a critical role in ensuring a safe, secure and supported environment for all consumers who are experiencing homelessness, mental health or other personal/social challenges. To be successful in the position, you will be involved in the consumer’s recovery journey by supporting them to build their capacity and develop the skills required for transition to independent living.


Shifts for this position will be from Monday to Sunday between 7am to 10.30pm. At times, you may be required to participate in the overnight, Off Duty On Call Roster where you will need to assist consumers as needed.


If you are someone who is recovery focused, has highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on developing strong rapport with consumers and their carers/family members, we want to hear from you! We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering support services to individuals and whose work ethic and personal values align to those of St Barts: Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration, Social Justice.


Your core responsibilities in this position will include:

 Providing day-to-day emotional, social and daily living support to those experiencing homelessness and personal/social challenges;

  • Consistently advocating for consumers to develop networks within the community;
  • Manage consumer safety and risk, and conduct associated incident and accident reporting as required;
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate records of information and a range of administrative tasks regarding consumer support;

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Bartholomew's House

St Bart’s is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a diverse range of services for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Services include supported accommodation, recovery focused accommodation for those with Mental Health issues, residential aged care, and aged care home services. 


What we offer
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice with Smart Salary
  • HBF Private Health Corporate discounts and membership
  • Additional 3 days paid leave per annum (Mental Health days / Annual Shutdown)
  • Cultural and Ceremonial Leave
  • Opportunity to purchase 4 weeks additional weeks annual leave per annum
  • Free annual Flu Vaccine
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recovery Mentoring

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Recovery Support Worker (SBH-71)

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Recovery Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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