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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Relief worker - Mackay

Mind

Work in a person-centred Residential Care program that supports clients with mental ill health Casual roles | Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle, 24/7 Rotating Roster Mackay Location Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives.

It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion. About the role Mind’s Sub-Acute short stay Adult Step-Up and Step-Down (ASUSD) program is delivered through partnerships with QLD hospital networks.

Adults between the ages of 25 - 65 years are able to access specialist clinical mental health staff 24 hours a day whilst supporting connections with family and friends as well as learning strategies to live fulfilling lives within their community. ASUSD’s provide a schedule of group activities alongside individual 1:1 support based on strengths and goals identified in recovery plans. We have several casual opportunities available for passionate, self-motivated Community Mental Health Practitioners to work on a 24/7 rotating roster in the Mackay area.

You will be integral in delivering person-centred services to clients, families and carers and supporting young people to recover from mental health challenges and by developing life skills in a residential setting. Key Responsibilities Provide support to clients using targeted and integrated case managed responses. Support clients by delivering high quality service and facilitating positive educational and social experiences in a residential setting.

Work collaboratively with a range of services and the community to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals. Plan and deliver group programs that aid clients to build their skills and focus on recovery. What you’ll bring Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health-related field.

Expertise in working with young people with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers. Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with agencies, clinical providers and key stakeholders. Relevant experience in facilitating group activities for clients experiencing mental ill health.

Benefits Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits. Flexible work arrangements to suit your lifestyle. Learning, development and career opportunities.

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