Mental Health Support Worker – Curraghmore Anglicare Tasmania Inc


Permanent, part-time positions available at Curraghmore

  • 2 positions working 40 hours per fortnight
  • 1 position working 55 hours per fortnight

About us:

Anglicare Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of services to the people of Tasmania. We are part of the national Anglicare Australia network of organisations. Anglicare advocates for social justice and aids people in times of need. We provide programs relating to ageing and disability, health, housing, families, drug and alcohol treatment and support and more.

About the role:

Anglicare Tasmania’s Curraghmore Residential and Recovery Support Service provides residential support in a community setting.

You will be responsible for providing recovery-oriented support for participants by assisting them to maximise their independence and to facilitate their return to community living by fostering independent living skills such as cooking, budgeting, shopping and community engagement.

To be successful in the role, you’ll have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative, cross-sectoral, team-based approach to service delivery with people with diagnosed mental health conditions;
  • The ability to be able to contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of training and other programs for participants;
  • A minimum qualification at the Certificate level in Mental Health (or relevant experience and willingness to undertake this level of training);
  • Accredited Medication Endorsement (training can be provided);
  • The availability to work all roster shift types including an awake overnight shift.

Joining the team at Anglicare Tasmania means:

  • Becoming part of a well-established and respected, values driven organisation;
  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging;
  • Access to training and development opportunities and supervision.

Successful applicants must be willing to:

  • provide a current Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People Registration (employment/volunteer category) including NDIS Worker Screening Check if you are applying for the 1st time or have renewed your registration since 1st February 2021;
  • present an unsupervised contact with children or vulnerable people type National Police Check (no older than 12 months);
  • provide an International Police Check if you have resided for 12 months or more outside of Australia after the age of 16;
  • undertake a satisfactory Anglicare assessed medical:
  • provide evidence of your COVID-19 Digital Certificates (including booster) or a vaccination exemption;
  • provide a current provisional or full Australian Driver Licence.

For further information on our Recruitment processes please visit our website.

For further information about this position please contact Yvette Dawe, Area Manager – Community Services on 0417 176 327 or [email protected] during business hours.

On commencement the successful applicant will be required to undertake our structured Safeguarding Children Training program.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  SUNDAY, 13th August 2023, at 6.00pm.

This position is available for an immediate start and applications will be shortlisted upon receipt.

If you are interested in reading the position description and joining our team, please click on the ‘Apply’‘ button. You will be required to submit an up to date resume and cover letter which outlines your relevant skills for the role and addresses the demonstrated competencies.

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PLEASE NOTE: Other vacancies that may arise in the near future may also be filled from this selection process.

About Anglicare Tasmania

Anglicare Tasmania is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for positions with Anglicare Tasmania must undergo screening processes prior to a successful appointment.

Anglicare Tasmania is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and LGBTIQ+ communities.

Anglicare Tasmania is committed to providing an inclusive and respectful work environment where all people are valued and have equal access to opportunities to reach their full potential.