Key Workers - Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)
Key Workers - Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) ∙ Based in Darwin ∙ Various positions Full-time and Part-time
About the Organisation
Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.
Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.
About the Opportunity
Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)
Anglicare NT and CAAPS have recently received funding for the NT HASI, a partnership with the NT Dept of Health, the NT Department of Housing and Community Development and Top End Mental Health Services to support people with mental illness in public housing to sustain their tenancies and avoid becoming homeless. NT HASI will provide individualised, holistic and integrated services that are culturally responsive, safe and flexible, to enable people with mental illness to remain living in their community. All services will work with people in an strength based, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery focused framework.
The Mental Health Key Workers are responsible for working closely with each individual, their carers and other NT HASI Program partners to enable the person to reach the recovery goals identified in their mental health care plan and/or Individual Recovery Plan. The role of the Key Worker includes responding to any new developments or changes in the individual’s situation and amending the care plan where necessary; regularly reviewing the rehabilitation process with the individual; working closely with Program partners to ensure services are integrated and targeted; and monitoring each person’s mental state and their medication management and compliance.
Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.
To view the full position description, click here and as part of the recruitment process you will be required to address the key selection criteria.
For further information please contact Terry Cleary, Executive Manager, Community Care & Access 08 8985 0000.
Applications will be assessed upon receipt.
Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.
To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/