Wellbeing Support Officer

Location Queensland

Description

About North and West Remote Health (NWRH) Established in 1993, NWRH delivers community and outreach based allied health, aged care, wellbeing and disability services. We have a large and diverse team of health care professionals to service the needs of communities in regional, rural and remote Australia. As a dynamic and evolving organisation we continue to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and are a leading advocate for rural and remote health care.

At NWRH, we provide a supportive team environment, including comprehensive cultural induction, training, admin, systems and IT support. Your new career starts here NWRH now has a fantastic opportunity for two (2) Wellbeing Support Officers to join their Normanton team on a full-time basis. As a Wellbeing Officer, you will be responsible for providing support, information and advice to NWRH clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing, parenting and other social welfare matters, while evaluating and coordinating the services of welfare and community service agencies.

Your day to day responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): Assessing clients' needs and planning, developing and implementing educational training and support programs; Interviewing clients to assess the nature and extent of difficulties, including referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help; Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients and maintaining health records and statistics; Assessing community needs and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services; Providing clinical functions, such as case management and follow-up, independently or in consultation with other health care providers; and Providing health education to individual clients and staff in health facilities. For any further questions please contact NWRH Integrated Mental Health Manager - Marianna Masiorski on 07 4744 7600 or marianna.masiorskinwrh.

com.au . Why you'll love working with NWRH Whether you are looking for a change of scenery, a new adventure or a chance to give back to the community, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

Put your knowledge and experience to good use, whilst gaining invaluable regional healthcare experience . If successful, you will receive an attractive remuneration circa $47,677-57,310 (commensurate with your experience and qualifications) plus super . In addition, a range of further benefits will be provided, including: Rental and travel subsidies; Relocation assistance; Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900; 5 weeks annual leave; and Leave loading of 17.

5%. Furthermore you will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities . If you're looking for that first step in your career as a mental health professional, look no further- Apply Now Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role; A.

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12 Oct 2018

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