Community Mental Health Practitioner - Dual Disability - Relief Worker
Casual roles Casual positions Flexible and supportive team White Hills - Bendigo location About the Company Mind Australia Limited is a leading community managed specialist mental health service provider. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for 40 years. About the role Mind is seeking casual staff for our new Dual Disability service located in White Hills a suburb of Bendigo.
The Dual Disability service provides high quality; community based supported accommodation for adults living with co-existing mental health issues and intellectual disability. The accommodation is brand new and has been purpose built for Mind to support people who want to be free to live as they choose, but have access to staff 24/7 on-site to assist them if necessary. Duties include; developing rapport and trusting relationships with clients to encourage them to be active participants in their household and their communities working in partnership with clinical services and other key stake holders assisting clients to build networks and support aimed to enrich their quality of life Skills & experience tertiary qualifications (minimum certificate IV) in Mental Health, Disability, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field as designated by Mind the ability and willingness to travel to different services, occasionally at short notice experience working within the area of mental health and/or disability the ability to adapt to changing priorities flexibly and proactively Culture Mind Australia is committed to diversity and social inclusion.
We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Benefits Salary packaging Supportive team environment Flexible work arrangements Career & training opportunities How to apply If you are seeking a rewarding role and want to a make a difference, then weâ€™d love to hear from you. To obtain a position description and apply online visit www.
mindaustralia.org.au/jobs - reference number 12139 .
Online applications must be submitted by Friday 30 August 2019..