Psychosocial Recovery Coach Wellspace Australia

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you seeking more flexibility and control over your work life? 

Due to significant expansion, we are currently looking for experienced Psychosocial Recovery Coaches to join our team as an Independent Subcontractor.

We are looking for multiple Independent Psychosocial Recovery Coaches to work remotely across all of New South Wales.

As a Subcontractor, you will manage your schedule to work the hours and days that suit your life. Have the flexibility to work from anywhere. Choose and control your caseload without the pressure of KPI’s. 

Be supported by a national industry-leading disability organisation with subject matter experts as your peers and managers passionate about developing you as an Independent Subcontractor whilst ensuring our participants are provided with quality support to achieve their goals.

 

ABOUT US

Wellspace Australia started with one person’s dream to make a difference in supporting participants with disabilities to live life to their fullest potential. 

We have been family-owned since 1978, with extensive experience in the disability, mental health, and community service sectors.

Since then, we have become a leading national independent provider of Support Coordination, Specialist Support Coordination and Psychosocial Recovery Coaching.

Our belief is that everyone has the right to live an ordinary and extraordinary life. As a team we are passionate, experienced and committed to providing a person-centered and strengths-based approach.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

INDEPENDENT PSYCHOSOCIAL RECOVERY COACH 

Our Independent Psychosocial Recovery Coaches provide coaching to NDIS participants with a psychosocial disability to increase independence, social and economic participation. With specialist knowledge gained through personal lived or learned experiences, your coaching will help increase recovery skills and personal capacity, including motivation, strengths, resilience, and decision-making of our participants ensuring each participant is exercising greater choice and control. 

 

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health/Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology; or
  • Minimum of two years lived or learned experience in mental health related work.
  • Knowledge of the disability/mental health/community services sector and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
  • Highly-developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families, community agencies and other professionals.
  • Effectively demonstrated time management and multi-tasking skills to manage and coordinate tasks and competing priorities.
  • The ability to think creatively and use initiative to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong written and computer skills for recording notes, gathering data, writing reports, correspondence, and other documents.
  • Engage in Supervisions with your Service Manager and be willing to attend and contribute to team peer support sessions, meetings, and other required events.
  • Clear communication through understanding, listening, clarifying.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of psychosocial disability and recovery practice.
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate service access.
  • Ability to engage with participants and build trusting coaching relationships that motivates and builds capacity.
  • Understanding of the episodic nature of mental illness and how to plan and maintain service engagement.
  • Ability and willingness to use lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery to provide support (where the person identifies as a lived experience recovery coach).
  • Be able to work remotely.
  • Have or be willing to obtain ABN, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • Have a computer and phone.
  • Have a valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check.

If you would like to express your interest in joining our team, we would love to hear from you!

To apply click the “apply now button” and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Wellspace Australia

Employment Type

Contract/Temp

Job Salary

Not Provided