SA Health Care Support Worker Part Time in Adelaide SA

SA Health

Branch Adelaide SA AU

Care Support Worker
Adelaide SA

616390 – Care Support worker Southern ICC – Job Pack.pdf. It provides the option for people who are becoming unwell to ‘step up’ from community care to acute…

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Mental Health, Southern Intermediate Care Centre

  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $56,389 – $61,036 (pro rata) – Temp P/T 6 months from date of appointment– OPS2
  • Works under the general direction of the Intermediate Care Centre Registered Nurse, you will provide a range of non-clinical, psychosocial support interventions to mental health consumers. This will involve engaging consumers in their recovery goals through the provision of direct support for day-to-day tasks. You may work across a range of environments including the ICC and larger community to assist and support the development of the consumer’s recovery, in partnership with their existing formal and informal networks. Intermediate care is a new level of service for mental health in South Australia. It provides the option for people who are becoming unwell to ‘step up’ from community care to acute care, or for people who no longer need to receive hospital treatment to ‘step down’ with continuing care to manage the transition back into the community. People with a mental illness receive treatment in a supported, home-like environment. Intermediate care is targeted at people who are becoming unwell or people with a mental illness who are leaving hospital, but still need support before returning home.

    You will have prior experience in working with people with mental illness, their families and carers. Demonstrating an understanding of the underpinning philosophy of recovery in relation to mental illness, you will bring the ability to assist in the carrying out of basic and rehabilitative tasks with consumers, either individually or in groups. You will work well as a member of a team, and be capable of communicating effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse group of individuals and communities.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 616390

    616390 – Care Support worker Southern ICC – Job Pack.pdf

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Part Time
    Location: Adelaide, SA, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-21
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