Careers at Communify
Mental Health Support Worker

Location:
Bardon  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
Recovery and Discovery Centre
Salary:
$29 per hour plus super & salary sacrifice options
Supporting Documentation:

This full time role of the Mental Health Support Worker is to be responsible for ensuring the provision of quality, flexible, individualised, participant directed psychosocial support services for people living with severe mental illness and who are not receiving services through the NDIS.

The new Mental Health Service Hub program called Recovery & Discovery Centre will service Brisbane Inner North and Brisbane West providing outreach support alongside participants with their individual recovery aiming to build independence.  This support worker role may include individual and group work.

We are looking for the following qualifications and experience:
Required
Minimum Cert 4 Mental Health / Peer Work in Mental Health 
Applicants with a lived experience of mental illness are encouraged to apply
Previous experience working with people with mental illness
Desirable 
Experience and knowledge around strength based, recovery oriented support
Experience of goal setting and capacity building with participants
Other
A current Open QLD driver’s license and a road worthy vehicle insured to a minimum level covering third party property damage (comprehensive cover is recommended)
Blue Card, Yellow Card (or ability to obtain one) is mandatory  
Appointment is contingent on a satisfactory National Police Record Check

What we offer you:
We are very proud of our point of difference as an employer. Committed to our values of integrity, passion, inclusiveness, creativeness and collaboration Communify provides opportunities for learning, upskilling and enhancing career development.
The opportunity to work for a highly respected community based organisation who values their employee’s professional contribution and personal well-being

About Communify Qld:
Communify offers a range of services that support frail aged, people with a disability and their carers, enabling them to remain living independently and connected to their community. For over forty years Communify has been connecting with people though every part of life’s journey. Our mission, values and vision are:
Our Mission: To strengthen the community’s capacity by responding to the diverse needs and interests of all its members
Our Values
Integrity: We are committed to a culture of honesty, accountability, transparency and justice
We are:
Passionate- We are determined to actions that improve the quality of life and a sense of belonging
Inclusive- We advocate for inclusive communities that support participation and access
Creative- We are committed to new ways of supporting and engaging
Collaborative- We embrace opportunities to build alliances that strengthen our capacity
Our Vision: A unified, supportive community
There's a whole lot more to this role, so go to our website and look at our careers page for the position description which outlines the role responsibilities and selection criteria. Use these when addressing your suitability in your cover letter. Copy https://communify.org.au/work-with-us/ into the URL and find out how to apply. Applications will close 20/08/2019.