Support Worker – Northam Recovery Program – Fresh Start Recovery Programme – Western Australia

Support Worker (Based at Northam)

Fresh Start Recovery Programme

Support Worker

Join a team dedicated to helping families with addiction. We are a not-for-profit organisation

operating with a Christian ethos, offering generous salary packaging in a friendly and

supportive working environment.

About the Role

The primary role of this position is to work as an effective member of a committed team of

support workers, managing a residential rehabilitation facility at Northam. The wide ranging

duties of this position require the person to be passionate about helping people with

addiction, flexible, well-organised and willing to strive for excellence.


Providing residents and their families with emotional support and practical advice.

Liaising with other agencies and advocating on behalf of residents.

Working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation and other agencies to

achieve the best outcomes for residents.

Administering and dispensing resident’s medications.

Assisting in maintaining high standards of workplace health and safety at the facility.

Skills and Experience

Possess a sound knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues and trends.

Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

Good organisational skills.

A team player.

Confident in making decisions using own initiative.

A current Western Australia Driver’s Licence.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume

through to David Gunter at [email protected]

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Closing date Friday, 26 February 2021.