NDIS Recovery Coach

NDIS Psychosocial Recovery Coach
(2 days per week with possible increase)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychosocial Recovery Coach to join our existing vibrant, dedicated and growing team.

At Mentis Assist we support people to live a full and meaningful life. Working alongside and empowering those with mental health concerns is why we are here. We have been partnering with people with a mental health diagnosis across the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston region for over 30 years. We offer a range of supports to assist people to recognise their values, strengths and goals, with an emphasis on improving health and wellbeing, independence, social participation and enhancing meaningful relationships with family and significant others.

Psychosocial Recovery Coaching is a unique and new role to the NDIS. Its purpose is to walk alongside participants through their recovery journey, with focus on hope, independence, and meaning. The Recovery Coach works with a case load of NDIS clients to commence and implement the necessary supports within their individual NDIS plan, support participants as they take steps towards their recovery goals, empower participants with knowledge about the service system, and practice choice and control in how, when and where the supports in their plan are implemented.

Our team of support coordinators and recovery coaches are passionate about creating lasting changes for our NDIS participants. We work closely to encourage and learn from each other, and to stay up to date with the sector changes. Mentis Assist has a supportive workplace culture, with dedication to ongoing staff professional development and wellbeing.  Staff are provided with use of pool vehicles, a mobile phone, and a laptop for work use.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A strong understanding of the needs of people living with psychosocial disability.
  • Strong case management and engagement skills
  • The ability to collaborate and negotiate with multiple stakeholders carers
  • A person centred and strengths-based approach
  • The ability to think innovatively and creatively to help clients achieve their NDIS plan goals
  • Excellent time management and administrative skills

We highly regard:

  • Qualifications in community services, mental health, social work, nursing,  or other allied health practice
  • Previous NDIS experience or understanding
  • Lived experience of living with, or supporting someone with a mental health diagnosis

 Applicants must first view the Position Description here

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria in writing will not be considered for short listing.

Mentis Assist values diversity and welcomes applications from people from all cultures and backgrounds, including those with lived experience of mental health challenges.  All successful applicants are subject to a National Police Check, Working with Children Check  and an NDIS Worker Check. NDIS Worker Checks can be applied for on the Services Victoria Website.   Applicants without an NDIS Worker Check will not be employed by Mentis Assist.  Please see our website for more information.

Applications can be forwarded to info@mentisassist.org.au before the closing date of 5 PM, Friday 16 April 2021.