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Reference Number 11557
Position Title Recovery Worker
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Clear Breeze Apartments
Location Mantle Apartments K-ESS
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Recovery Support Worker

(Permanent Role)


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


The Recovery Support Worker is responsible for delivering individualised recovery supports for 14 tenants living in the Clear Breeze Apartments.

The Recovery Support Worker is required to work alongside the Mental Health Recovery Workers and Senior Worker to deliver flexible and responsive daily living supports which promotes individual choice, self determination, independence and least restrictive practice in accordance with client goals. Clear Breeze Apartments are a purpose-built supported accommodation model for 14 adults living with mental illness


Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  2. Ensure individual and team practice is in accordance with the requirements of relevant legislation including the Human Services Quality Framework and the National Mental Health Standards.
  3. Work in accordance with psychosocial rehabilitation, social inclusion and recovery orientated practice frameworks.
  4. Provide individualised goal oriented support as directed by tenants' recovery and NDIS support plans.
  5. Work as part of a 24/7 roster which includes overnight sleepover shifts in a dedicated staff unit.
  6. As required perform care and support coordination to support clients to arrange and manage outings, meetings, medical appointments, personal care tasks and other daily living tasks including housekeeping, shopping and cooking based on their personally identified needs and recovery goals.
  7. Ensure client information is up to date and in accordance with case requirements. As necessary draft documentation for a range of stakeholders.
  8. Undertake professional development which includes regular supervision and reflective practice.
  9. Participate in client case reviews within and external to Wesley Mission QLD to ensure that client service continuity, an individualised approach to services and clear pathways of transition to a more independent life is achieved.
  10. Identify and assist in locating resources, services and supports that facilitate community integration including social, educational, and vocational and leisure activities.
  11. Where appropriate, participate in the development and implementation of quality and service improvement activities that continually improve the service we provide.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 


For more information, please contact Marije Sandmann via


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Marije SANDMANN
Contact Number (04) 2911 6649
Contact Email
Closing Date 16/08/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.