Position Details
Reference Number 11527
Position Title PIR Support Facilitaor/IPRSS West Community Support Worker
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingSA only
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 64 Dale Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award - Social and community services employe Level 4, Pay Point 4
Travel Requirements Metropolitan
Position Summary

Support Facilitator - Partners in Recovery (Central Adelaide & Hills) 0.4 FTE

Community Support Worker - Individual Pyschosocial Rehabilitation Support Services (IPRSS) West 0.6 FTE

Community Mental Health

  • Social Community Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award - Social Community Services Employee 
  • Full Time – Working 2 days/week Support Facilitator and 3 days/week Community Support Worker
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits

UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide is a large non-government agency providing a range of mental health, homelessness, employment, youth and family and aged care, across SA.


The Central Adelaide & Hills Partners in Recovery (CAH PIR) is a well-established and dynamic consortium of 6 mental health services which employs Support Facilitators (SFs) to facilitate, engage and coordinate services and supports for people with a mental illness and complex needs.


IPRSS West is well established psychosocial support program for people with a mental illness living in the community.


The PIR position requires the Support Facilitaor to support clients to develop a PIR support plan based on each client’s individual needs using a recovery oriented approach. The Support Facilitators actively engage with clients to coordinate existing services and supports and to seek other options to address the needs of people who meet the eligibility of the PIR program.

You will:

  • have a commitment to social justice principles and empathy for people experiencing a mental illness;
  • be able to effectively work alongside people to help them reach their goals;
  • be able to work independently and demonstrate creative problem solving and initiative;
  • be able to research, access and utilise community resources;
  • be flexible and able to work as part of a team.

You 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 mental illness and multiple and complex needs

You are required to hold a current, unrestricted Drivers Licence, and have access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.  Some out of hours work may be involved.


To apply you are required to submit a covering letter, resume, and maximum 2 page response to the 4 Key Performance Indicators and Responsibilty Headings in the Support Facilitaor Job and Person Specification.

Contact Person Paul Creedon
Contact Number 0411422267
Alternate Contact Person Phil Jones
Alternate Contact Number 0419818021
Closing Date 22/09/2017
Job and Person Specification Support Facilitator - Partners in Recovery.pdf
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