Outreach Key Worker – North West

Part Time

  • Supportive team environment
  • Support consumers to reach their maximum potential
  • Part Time, Fixed term

RFT is a globally affiliated, not for profit organisation providing residential and community support services across Tasmania for people with severe and recurrent mental illness.  Our primary focus is working alongside people to achieve their recovery goals and dreams. We strive for a collaborative approach with the people we work for and the communities we work within.  We recognise that people are expert in their own lives. We are people helping people.

We are looking for a motivated individual to fill a Part Time / Fixed Term position as  Outreach Key Worker based in Ulverstone.

As a Outreach Key Worker, you’ll be responsible for assisting consumers living with a mental illness in independent accommodation.

As a Outreach Key worker you will need strong team work and communication skills as well as the ability to work autonomously at times to provide services out in the community.

Successful applicants will have:

•Understanding of the mental health sector within Tasmania

•Certificate IV in Mental Health, or equivalent qualifications and experience in mental health

•Ability to apply the principles of recovery and consumer-centred delivery in the mental health sector

•Effective team work and relationship management skills

•Ability to use IT for work-related activities, including using the internet, MS Office and case-management software

•Effective verbal communication skills and the ability to write accurate and professional case notes, reports and letters

•Provide a satisfactory National Police Check

•Provide evidence of current driver’s licence

For a copy of the position description, please email admin@rftas.org.au.  For other enquiries about the position, please call 03 6228 3344.

To apply please email your cover letter, resume and brief statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, addressed to Andrew at admin@rftas.org.au by midnight Monday 16th October 2017.