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Mental Health Support Worker

Apply now Job no: 638909
Work type: Full time
Location: South East
Categories: Community Services, Mental Health

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Integrated MH Team, Mount Gambier
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $56,389 - $61,036 pa - Temp F/T (up to 30/6/2020) - OPS2


The Mental Health Support Worker (MHSW) contributes to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Country Health SA Local Health Network Inc. Mental Health Service (CHSALHN MHS) appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community.
Under the supervision of a clinician, the MHSW provides a range of non-clinical, integrated psychosocial support services to mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings.
The MHSW works to assist consumers and service providers to understand the concept of recovery and rehabilitation and serve as a recovery and wellness/ information role.
Tasks and duties performed will be of a practical nature, through the provision of direct day to day tasks supporting the consumer’s accomplishment of stated goals within the consumer care plan.
You will have prior experience in working with consumers who have mental health related issues, demonstrating sound knowledge of self-management strategies in relation to mental health. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will equip you to relate to a diverse group of individuals and communities. This will include confidence in reporting to and liaising with multiple stakeholders across the spectrum of community services or health. You will bring the ability to work both independently as a member of a team, striving to enhance team effectiveness and contribute to a spirit of team cooperation.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 638909

Download File 638909 Mental Health Support Worker - Job Pack.pdf

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