Life Skills Worker

Employment status
Part Time (0.6FTE)
Classification and Salary
CSD Level 2 from $55,344- $60,805
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm (3 days per week)
Contract Details
Maximum term contract until 30th June 2018
Closing date for applications: Friday 28 April 2017
Position overview

As part of the broader CAH PIR this position focuses on practical day to day aspects of people’s lives

  • Be an integral member of the broader CAH PIR team 
  • Be a positive role model to clients
  • 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

 

The Life Skills Worker works alongside people on their recovery journey. As part of the broader CAH PIR team and service, the Life Skills Worker focuses on practical and day to day aspects of people’s lives.

 

The Life Skills Worker helps consumers to increase their independence and ability to function in the community by providing a variety of creative educational methods, one to one direction, weekly and ad hoc workshops, and group activities designed to address life skills, employment and personal development needs.

 

The Life Skills Worker works under the general direction of the Manager Partners in Recovery to provide a range of non-clinical, psychosocial rehabilitation support.  The Life Skills Worker serves as a positive role model to clients, and a source of information, works in co-production alongside consumers to achieve daily life skill outcomes that are identified by the consumer, Support Facilitator, family and other supports together in partnership.

About the Role:

  • Part Time (0.6FTE), Temporary role available until 30th June 2018
  • Help consumers increase their independence sharing strategies for living positively
  • Provide a range of psychosocial rehabilitation support

 

The Life Skills Worker works as a member of the CAH PIR team to:

  • Contribute to increasing community awareness
  • Assist the client in identifying their goals
  • Provide advice to CAH PIR on specific consumer issues
  • Ensure consumers are the drivers of their own Recovery
To discuss the position, please contact

To discuss the position, please contact:

Bill Miliotis, Manager PIR: 0427 426 973 or (08) 8465 7050