CPS Access Worker
About One Door
One Door Mental Health is a leading for purpose service provider for those living with mental illness, their families and carers.
Our community creates a safe place that connects people, our services are innovative and supported by more than 30 years of experience, and our advocacy work is putting an end to stigma through education and understanding.
Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything we do.
About the Position
This role delivers support for people with a psychosocial disability working across Western Sydney LGAs utilising a recovery- oriented focus. The CPS Access Worker supports consumers to: apply for NDIS; link to appropriate supports; access recovery-focused group activities and recovery-focused individual supports.
One Door operates locally as self-organised teams called Recovery 2gether teams. Team members are collectively responsible and accountable for: supporting the people who access our services (e.g. clients, consumers, family and carers); and team tasks.
As a team member, you will work collaboratively with other team members to facilitate the effective operation of the team.
Your skills and experience
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in mental health, health or welfare degree, or Certificate IV in mental health and substantial years of relevant experience or equivalent level of expertise attained through previous appointments, service and study;
- An understanding of the recovery- based approach to assisting people with severe and persistent mental illness;
- Experience with group facilitation, recovery work, service linkage and service navigation and supporting people to apply for NDIS;
- Experience working with individuals and undertaking strengths-based assessments, goal setting and action plans;
- Sound knowledge of NDIS access requirements;
- Knowledge of mental health and other services in the community;
- Ability to communicate and explain information in a clear, concise way to the people we support, colleagues, and external professionals;
- Ability to exercise personal responsibility and work as part of a self-organising team, with the support and guidance of the coach;
- Demonstrated computer literacy to use Microsoft programs;
- An understanding of the needs of hard-to-reach communities, CALD and Aboriginal communities and the LGTBQIA community;
A copy of the position description may be viewed here.
Our values and our values
Our values are integral to everything that we are as an organisation and how we interact with each other, our consumers and carers. As you consider whether this role is for you, please take some time to reflect on your own values and One Door’s values. Please view our website www.onedoor.org.au to find our more about us and view our ASPIRE values.
If you think this is the role for you we would love to hear from you.
Please submit your resume to us by the closing date 5pm Monday 12 December 2022.
If you would like to have a confidential chat to learn more about the position, please contact Michael Crowley-Mills on 0417 104918 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
One Door Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.