PHaMS Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker - PHaMs CapalabaMONDAY TO FRIDAY - FULL TIME HOURS ON A FIXED TERM CONTRACT to JUNE 2019Key RequirementsPrevious experience providing support to people living with mental IllnessUnderstanding of recovery orientated framework within a mental health service.Knowledge of NDISAbility to work collaboratively within a team environment.Possess strong written and verbal communication skills. The Position PHaMs workers provide practical assistance to people with severe mental illness to help them achieve their personal goals, develop better relationships with family and friends, and manage their everyday tasks.  Works under minimal supervision and involves assisting people with transition to NDIS as well as daily living skills and community inclusion and participation activities.  Work is undertaken in the context of supporting the person to maintain their well being, explore opportunities and work towards agreed outcomes that are important to, and for, the person.   The Organisation Open Minds is an NDIS provider and an independent not-for-profit organisation that works with people to enhance their mental health and well-being, and provides community based support services to men, women and youth with mental illness, intellectual disability or acquired brain injury.  Our Purpose is enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities. Must have Current drivers licence and own reliable vehicleQualifications in Human  Services, Community Services or relevant field  Blue card Yellow card Benefits:38 hours per week hourly rate ($28.90 )+ Salary packaging optionson-going training and support Work within a culturally safe environment

PHaMS Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker - PHaMs Capalaba

MONDAY TO FRIDAY - FULL TIME HOURS ON A FIXED TERM CONTRACT to JUNE 2019

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience providing support to people living with mental Illness
  • Understanding of recovery orientated framework within a mental health service.
  • Knowledge of NDIS
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

The Position 

PHaMs workers provide practical assistance to people with severe mental illness to help them achieve their personal goals, develop better relationships with family and friends, and manage their everyday tasks.  Works under minimal supervision and involves assisting people with transition to NDIS as well as daily living skills and community inclusion and participation activities.  Work is undertaken in the context of supporting the person to maintain their well being, explore opportunities and work towards agreed outcomes that are important to, and for, the person.  

 

The Organisation
Open Minds is an NDIS provider and an independent not-for-profit organisation that works with people to enhance their mental health and well-being, and provides community based support services to men, women and youth with mental illness, intellectual disability or acquired brain injury.  Our Purpose is enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities.

 

Must have 

  1. Current drivers licence and own reliable vehicle
  2. Qualifications in Human  Services, Community Services or relevant field  
  3. Blue card 
  4. Yellow card 

Benefits:

  • 38 hours per week 
  • hourly rate ($28.90 )+ Salary packaging options
  • on-going training and support 
  • Work within a culturally safe environment

Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill health, disability or acquired brain injury.

www.openminds.org.au