Community Support Worker


Advertiser details

  • UnitingSA

  • Full Time to June 2019
  • SCHDS Award
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits

Individual Psychosocial Rehabilitation Support Services (IPRSS) North East

Community Mental Health

  • Full Time to June 2019
  • SCHDS Award 
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits

UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide is a large non-government agency providing a range of aged care, community mental health, homelessness, multicultural, youth and family services across the state.

IPRSS North East is a well-established and dynamic provider of support services for people living with a mental illness in the North Eastern Suburbs of Adelaide.

The role of Community Support Worker involves supporting our clients to access and maintain independent housing, develop and maintain independent living skills, access community activities and resources, pursue social and recreational interests and manage and maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

You will:

  • Have empathy for people experiencing a mental illness;
  • Ability to work alongside people to help them reach their goals;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate initiative;
  • Ability to research, access and utilise community resources;
  • Be flexible and able to work as part of a team.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Human Services or,
  • Relevant Cert IV qualifications in Mental Health and/or Disability, or significant work experience;
  • Experience working with people with multiple and complex needs
  • You are required to hold a current, unrestricted driver’s license, and have access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • Some out of hours work may be involved.


A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service
  • Access to internal and external training opportunities and workplace mentoring
  • Specialised conferences for leadership development
  • Employee recognition awards

Applications close: 29th March 2019

At UnitingSA we celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Adelaide
Profession Community Jobs / Support Workers
Worktype Full Time
Sector NFP
Date Posted 15/03/2019
Expiry Date 13/04/2019
Reference Number 12999


Salisbury SA, Australia