NDIS Recovery Coach
Mentis Assist has been providing recovery orientated support to people experiencing complex mental Illness and psychosocial disabilities for those living within the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston, Casey and surrounds for over 35 years.
The newly created position of Psychosocial Recovery Coach provides an opportunity to engage with NDIS participants by developing trusting and professional relationships. You will use your strength based approach, encouraging choice, building personal resilience, enhancing skills and confidence to make the decisions that matter to them.
Bringing your life experience, academic knowledge, skills and abilities, you will possess a sound understanding of the principles and processes of psychological recovery and how to relate to individuals’ unique experiences.
With a strong understanding of the episodic nature of mental illness, you will respond accordingly with appropriate service linkage to clinical and mainstream supports as well as one on one case management. Similarly to Support Coordination, you will manage and oversee NDIS funding budgets, administrative tasks, case notes, and record keeping and fully utilise your strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Qualifications in mental health (minimum of Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work or Certificate IV in Mental Health) or other related allied health fields are highly regarded, it is preferred that you have previously worked in a similar role, however your own lived experience is greatly valued.
Applicants must first view the Position Description here
Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria in a separate document as per the “how to apply” instructions on our website will not be considered for short listing.
All applicants called to interview must provide proof of identity and qualifications. Driver’s licence is essential. Appointment to a role will not be undertaken until the successful completion of reference checks, a National Police Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, and Working with Children Check.