Community Support Worker MAAP - Campbelltown
About the Role:
Maximum Term Contract until 31 December 2019
Located at Neami Campbelltown
Neami seeks experienced enthusiastic & dedicated individuals to support those who are homeless or at risk
- Join an exciting and expanding organisation
- Work within a values based, progressive NGO
- Be part of a dynamic and reflective team working providing specialised support
“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
Neami National has been funded to deliver services to single males or couples without children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The Macarthur Accommodation and Access Program (MAAP); is a time limited, focussed intervention aimed at assisting people to access stable and sustainable housing and support arrangements. Neami’s MAAP will work closely with correctional facilities, local mental health services including in patient settings, Aboriginal Services, Social and Community Housing services, other NGO’s and health practitioners in the Macarthur area. The Service will operate during office hours, five days per week.
The Community Support Worker will be part of a small team that works within an integrated service delivery model to provide health, housing, rehabilitation and support services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Camden and Campbelltown Local Government Area. The CSW will also work under an assertive outreach model aimed at providing integrated services that focus on transitioning from homelessness or risk of homelessness to safe, secure and sustainable long term accommodation, prevention of re-offending and improved health outcomes
The successful applicant will demonstrate integrity, credibility and commitment to Neami values, adapt and respond well to change, foster and maintain respectful, professional relationships with consumers, staff and organisations, have strong communication and facilitation skills, good aptitude for problem solving and time management.
Neami National is a community-based recovery and rehabilitation service supporting people living with mental illness and psychiatric disability to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals. We provide services in more than 50 locations, ranging from the inner-city and suburbs to regional and remote parts of Australia.
Our vision is for full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society. Our mission is to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities across the country.
We believe that recovery is an individual process and that with the right kind of support everyone can live a life based on their own strengths, values and goals for the future.
Neami celebrates diversity brought by those from diverse cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal heritage and those with lived experiences of mental illness and recovery, all of whom are strongly encouraged to apply for any positions at Neami that match their skills and interest.
Applications for this role close: Sunday 26 March 2017
No recruitment agency candidates will be accepted for this position.
Visit: www.neaminational.org.au/careers for a Position Description.
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Contact Phone Number:
(02) 4627 8444