Careers at Primacy Care

Outreach Mental Health Support Worker

Job Description

This position is for an Outreach Mental Health Support Worker at Primacy care Australia, a growing NDIS service provider. We are seeking energetic, passionate and highly committed individuals to be part of our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for helping individuals living with psychosocial distress, participate and engage in social and community activities. Support NDIS participants with empathy,humanity and care.

Outreach Mental Health Support Worker

Job Description

This position is for an Outreach Mental Health Support Worker at Primacy care Australia, a growing NDIS service provider. We are seeking energetic, passionate and highly committed individuals to be part of our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for helping individuals living with psychosocial distress, participate and engage in social and community activities. Support NDIS participants with empathy, humanity and care.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide support to participants in line with Primacy care Australia’s social model of recovery.
  • Offer support to participants and assist them to participate in all lifestyle activities of their choice and meet daily living needs as well as attain better social participation in their community..
  • Provide short-term focused interventions, psycho-education, support and mentoring to participants.
  • Support and assist participants to achieve their goals and needs in relation to approved NDIS plan.
  • Deliver high quality, person-centred services to meet the needs of participants.
  • Provide weekday and Saturday support as required by participants.

Qualifications and Skills

To be eligible for this position, you must:

  1. Have a full Victorian driver’s license.
  2. Current Working with children check.
  3. Current valid first aid certificate.
  4. Police clearance certificate (PCC ).
  5. Own your own car and have full comprehensive roadworthy vehicle insurance.
  6. A minimum of a Certificate IV in Mental Health or an equivalent qualification that is deemed relevant and related to mental health( Preferably social work/ psychology students)
  7. An understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the nature of psychosocial distress.
  8. An understanding on how to manage a case load and do this autonomously.
  9. An ability to organise your own timetable/roster and meet deadlines/appointments.
  10. An ability to write case notes and do this articulately, clearly and concise.

Please email your resume/ CV and completed employment application to info@primacycare.com.au