Recovery Support Workers support participants in their recovery journey, building independence and providing holistic support, across a range of Services streams including Personal Helpers and Mentors Program and Supports under the NDIS.
The role of a Recovery Support Worker is focused on providing opportunities, support and services to develop or redevelop skills, build confidence and reconnect with the community. Ensuring that services accessed by participants are coordinated, integrated and complementary other services in the community. They do this by providing direct and personalised assistance through outreach services, assisting referrals, linking with appropriate services, while constantly monitoring and reviewing progress.
From 1 July 2016, PHaMS funding is transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It is expected the transition to the NDIS will be complete nationally by the 30th June 2019. During the transition process, the focus of the PHaMS program is to support the NDIS rollout. PHaMS Organisations will begin to meet a range of NDIS requirements while ensuring service continuity for existing clients and:
•Assisting PHaMS participants to test their eligibility for NDIS supports
•Assist eligible clients to access NDIS supports; and
•Provide PHaMS supports to NDIS participants during the transition phase
To deliver PHaMS support and assist eligible clients to access NDIS, Centacare SW NSW engages Multidisciplinary Recovery Support Workers from a range of disciplines which represent the diversity of need presented by PHaMS eligible participants and the accompanying range of service responses required.
Centacare offers flexible work arrangements and generous salary packaging opportunities.
Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Team Leader
Recovery Support Services 0419 531 947
Permanent & Casual Positions
Closing date 22nd March 2018
Centacare South West NSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people from different backgrounds to apply; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds