Personal Helpers & Mentors Service (PHaMs)

Centacare Catholic Family Services provides a range of quality human services to individuals, families, and the community.

  • Full time position (1.0 FTE)
  • 12 month contract
  • Social and Community Services Employee Level 4
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Salary Packaging  Available

Centacare’s Personal helpers and Mentors service provides Psychosocial Rehabilitation services within a Recovery framework to people living with a mental illness. Support Workers provide one on one or team support to individuals.

Support Workers will work with the individual to assist them to develop individual recovery and wellness plans and provide support in implementing them.

Critical to the success of this program will be the knowledge of Mental Health Services, case management and assessment knowledge, and strong partnership building skills. Central to recovery paradigm is the inclusion and empowerment of consumers for whom recovery is significantly more than the absence of symptoms. (Ellis 2003). Centacare Personal Helpers and Mentor services are consumer centred.

This position is outreach with the office based at Salisbury.

Applicants must be willing to undertake a Police Check Clearance and hold a current Driver’s License.

Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Download Position Description here

For further information regarding the position, please contact Susan Everett on 08 8215 6320

Applicants are to address the 5 Key Performance Indicators as per the Position Description and include a CV listing contact details of three referees and either post or email to:

Susan Everett
Manager, PHaMs

PO Box 545
Murray Bridge  SA  5453


Applications must be received by 5pm Thursday, 21 April 2016