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Transition Worker

Full Time - NDIS


Reference: 4770926

  • Work as part of a self organising team
  • Part Time
  • SCHCADS Level 5
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Location - Chatswood

About us

One Door Mental Health is committed to improving the circumstances and welfare of people with a serious mental illness, their relatives, carers, and professionals working in the area. Our main aim is to provide a safe, supportive and respectful community in which people living with mental illness can realise their individual goals, maximise their community integration and enhance their quality of life.

In the NDIS stream, One Door operates locally as self-organised teams, where team members are collectively responsible and accountable for most aspects of delivering services.

About the role

The Transition Worker will work across a designated area, the role supports consumers to test their eligibility for access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), using a recovery-oriented focus. The key responsibilities will include:

  • Connect Consumers through Transition to apply for NDIS
  • Engage with the NDIS, if found eligible
  • Engage with NDIA & Local Area Coordinators to support consumers transitioning to the NDIS
  • Work with other agencies to remove service barriers and identify capacity to offer supports

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or Certificate IV in mental health, disability or related field, where qualifications are necessary for safety of the person we support
  • Ability to exercise personal responsibility and work as a part of a self organizing team
  • Demonstrate values consistent with person-centred ways of working and supporting the person's choice and control
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a mental health environment and a thorough understanding of recovery-oriented principles in mental healthcare
  • You will also need a current and valid NSW drivers licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle. Relevant experience and/or qualifications in working with people living with mental illness will be highly valued. A Working with Children Check is needed. Competency in the Microsoft Office suite is necessary

Don't miss this opportunity to join a recognised and respected organisation and feel great about what you do! If you have any questions, please call Michael Mills at 0417 104 918.

Applications close soon, please apply as soon as possible.

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Applications Close: 24 Jul 2019