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Recovery Mentor at Avivo
North of the River metropolitan areas
Individualised Community Living
Do you have passion and commitment for supporting people to continue living in the community?
Recovery Mentors at Avivo play an important role in our organisation. They share responsibility for providing quality supports to our customers and form an integral link between our customers and the rest of the team.
We are looking for a mentor to work approximately 8 hours a week in North of the River suburbs as part of our Individualised Community Living Team. Our ICL program is focused on identifying and building on the strengths of the people we support to enhance their recovery and meeting their individual needs.
As a minimum requirement:
Previous experience in the Mental Health sector
Previous experience in community work
Understanding of and experience in supporting people in recovery
Ability to build good relationships and maintain the professional boundaries of the role
Ability to work effectively around chaos and find simple creative solutions
Ability to facilitate people to develop and sustain their own social connections and relationships
Commitment to helping people to develop skills to self-manage their lifestyle and well being
To be successful in this position you will:
Minimum Certificate IV in Mental Health or working towards
Display strong communication skills with an ability to take initiative and advantage of opportunities that present themselves
Have a good understanding of strength based practice and how to apply it
Have flexibility to work varying hours during the week and weekends
Be available to respond to changing support times
Have daily access to a reliable vehicle and possess a valid driver’s licence
Be available for work up to 8 hours per week
In return, successful candidates will receive a minimum rate of $25.50 per hour plus super with the option of salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum. Other benefits include the payment of travel time, a travel allowance of 76 cents per kilometre between supports and great training opportunities.
Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.
People with a lived experience of recovery are encouraged to apply.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To be considered for this role, you will need to complete an online application and upload your resume and cover letter as one document.
If you are passionate about building on the strengths of individuals to support them to continue living in the community then we would like to hear from you!