Job type: Full Time

Salary: $75,000

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ProCare Australia are the leading specialist recruitment agency for the community and social services sector in Australia providing Contract, LOCUM and Permanent career opportunities for Not For Profits, and Government organisations.

Our Client

Our client provides progressive, integrated support programs across the country for ex-serving Australian Defence Force members who have been impacted as a result of their service, and their families.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists to be part of a newly created team in Darwin. The Recovery Coordinator/Counsellor plays an integral triage and support role for the support and rehabilitation to current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members who have been impacted as a result of their service, and their families.

This is a permanent opportunity with the option of full time or part time (0.8 FTE).

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the establishment and delivery of the organisation’s Client Care model
  • Complete inductions, psychosocial assessments and develop and review client care planning
  • Support members through participation in Family Recovery Centre activities
  • Take a lead role in the coordination of care to members that includes case conferencing and liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Make assessments of members eligibility to participate in and assist in Skills for Recovery programs
  • Take an active lead in triaging clients that present in psychological distress by means of counselling as needed whilst supporting the member to actively engage with the psychological services team

To Be Successful

  • Relevant qualifications in Social Work, Counselling or similar
  • Registration with an external certifying body such as the Australian Counselling Association or Australian Association of Social Workers essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with community members experiencing a range of social, financial, physical and/or psychological distress
  • Experience facilitating structured interviews and assessments within a community services setting
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and managing mental health issues and advising n appropriate services and treatments

Salary and Benefits

Salary is $75,000pa plus 9.5% super plus salary packing options up to $15,900.

Salary packaging (also known as salary sacrifice) is an arrangement between you and your employer where you pay for some items or services straight from your pre-tax salary. You can salary package computers, cars, childcare and super, for example. This can reduce your taxable income and put more money in your pocket.

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Australian community is very important in Community Services and ProCare Australia actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people, and all genders.

We recognise the richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the unique knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to the workplace, policy development and programs. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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