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PHaMs Case Worker - North Burnett Region

Advertiser: IMPACT Community Services3.8 out of 53.8 overall rating (4 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Jun 2018
Location
Bundaberg & Wide Bay Burnett
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Other

PHaMs Case Worker - North Burnett Region

IMPACT Community Services Inc (IMPACT) is a high-profile community-owned charitable organisation supporting the most vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized members of the community. Since 1978 we have supported people experiencing disadvantage, poverty, exclusion from social and employment networks and helped families and individuals build resilience and reconnect with the community in a positive way, to live a better life.

The most important part of our business model and the reason for our success is quite simply our staff. To further support organisational growth and our community service in the North Burnett Region we are now looking to employ a suitably qualified PHaMs Case Worker that is as passionate about creating social change as we are.

This position is based in the North Burnett Region and is for a six month fixed term contract.

Your duties will include:

 

  • Developing comprehensive Individual Recovery Plans that identify strengths, aspirations and participant goals, detailing planned activities and participant choices.  
  • Providing case management, participant mentored support and individual advocacy, in a manner sensitive to the diversity of the individual, to people experiencing mental illness.
  • Assisting eligible participants with mental health illnesses to build confidence, develop positive relationships, reconnect with the community and support long term recovery.
  • Networking with the regional communities to identify opportunities to link participants to mainstream and/or specialist services such as clinical mental health, drug and alcohol supports, housing, group and clubs, physical health, social, leisure and recreational services to assist in the recovery process.
  • Promoting the program across local services/agencies to develop community relationships and key network opportunities.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Completion of a Certificate IV in appropriate field such as Mental Health, Community Services or other related health fields OR 2 to 3 years’ experience working in a relevant field and a commitment to working towards appropriate qualifications OR has the right personal qualities, attitude and life experience and is working towards a qualification
  • A genuine interest and commitment to a strength-based approach to effective mental health recovery
  • A good understanding of the individual recovery process and how to support long term wellness
  • A good local knowledge of suitable resources and networks to assist reconnection
  • High level written and oral communication skills, great networking skills
  • Excellent administration skills with the ability to understand and implement contract requirements which meet contract guidelines while maintaining accurate detailed records (electronic and paper)
  • Ability to work autonomously while achieving program outcomes and managing time effectively

 

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of a not-for-profit organisation that empowers people in the community to make positive life choices
  • Work in an encouraging environment and be part of our supportive team
  • Vehicle provided
  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Maintain a work life balance

 

If you are interested in doing something that is different every day and driving the growth of an amazing community organisation, please go to our website impact.org.au to view the Job Role and apply with a cover letter telling why you are the best person for this job through SEEK.

IMPACT Community Services Inc (IMPACT) is a high-profile community-owned charitable organisation supporting the most vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized members of the community. Since 1978 we have supported people experiencing disadvantage, poverty, exclusion from social and employment networks and helped families and individuals build resilience and reconnect with the community in a positive way, to live a better life.

The most important part of our business model and the reason for our success is quite simply our staff. To further support organisational growth and our community service in the North Burnett Region we are now looking to employ a suitably qualified PHaMs Case Worker that is as passionate about creating social change as we are.

This position is based in the North Burnett Region and is for a six month fixed term contract.

Your duties will include:

 

  • Developing comprehensive Individual Recovery Plans that identify strengths, aspirations and participant goals, detailing planned activities and participant choices.  
  • Providing case management, participant mentored support and individual advocacy, in a manner sensitive to the diversity of the individual, to people experiencing mental illness.
  • Assisting eligible participants with mental health illnesses to build confidence, develop positive relationships, reconnect with the community and support long term recovery.
  • Networking with the regional communities to identify opportunities to link participants to mainstream and/or specialist services such as clinical mental health, drug and alcohol supports, housing, group and clubs, physical health, social, leisure and recreational services to assist in the recovery process.
  • Promoting the program across local services/agencies to develop community relationships and key network opportunities.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Completion of a Certificate IV in appropriate field such as Mental Health, Community Services or other related health fields OR 2 to 3 years’ experience working in a relevant field and a commitment to working towards appropriate qualifications OR has the right personal qualities, attitude and life experience and is working towards a qualification
  • A genuine interest and commitment to a strength-based approach to effective mental health recovery
  • A good understanding of the individual recovery process and how to support long term wellness
  • A good local knowledge of suitable resources and networks to assist reconnection
  • High level written and oral communication skills, great networking skills
  • Excellent administration skills with the ability to understand and implement contract requirements which meet contract guidelines while maintaining accurate detailed records (electronic and paper)
  • Ability to work autonomously while achieving program outcomes and managing time effectively

 

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of a not-for-profit organisation that empowers people in the community to make positive life choices
  • Work in an encouraging environment and be part of our supportive team
  • Vehicle provided
  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Maintain a work life balance

 

If you are interested in doing something that is different every day and driving the growth of an amazing community organisation, please go to our website impact.org.au to view the Job Role and apply with a cover letter telling why you are the best person for this job through SEEK.

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