CREST Case Worker – Female Opportunity

Open Minds is an expanding and innovative not-for-profit organisation providing community based psychosocial support services for people with a mental illness, disability and acquired brain injury. The Northern Region Community Re-Entry Service Team (CREST) provides information and advocacy, complex case management and parole support service intervention to individuals in custody and on parole in Community.An opportunity has become available for a Female Case Worker to work on a full-time basis on a Nominated Term contract until 30 June 2022.Our PurposeEnabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental health and disabilitiesOur ValuesWe work together and empower people to succeedWe act with humility and value curiosityWe are trustworthy and act with integrityJob tasks and responsibilitiesProvide information, advice and support to individualsDevelop, implement and review individual re-entry  plans which are responsive to the individual's needs, achievement of goals, promoting success on paroleIdentify and assist in locating resources, services and supports that facilitate community integration including social, educational, vocational and leisure activitiesLiaise with government, training providers, health professionals and other services to achieve set outcomesLead and participate in client case reviewsprovide service reports as requiredSkills and experienceQualifications in community, social welfare, health or a related discipline preferredExcellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively engage and negotiate with clients and service providersDemonstrated ability to effectively manage own case load, multi taskingIntermediate computer skills,  record data and maintain records and documentation.Ability to manage your time effectively to ensure quality case management. Job benefits Competitive salary + Salary packaging optionsCulturally safe working environmentMonthly supervision and in-service training (when required) Professional development and career progression opportunities Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.  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 65000 AUD Townsville