Community Mental Health Practitioner
Join a Not For Profit truly living their values Join a mobile team of specialised Mind outreach workers Full Time Opportunity | Albury/Wodonga Region Mind Australia Limited is one of Australia’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.
About the role A fulltime permanent opportunity has become available within our Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response Service (EIPSRS) working in collaboration with our clinical partner. This role is based from home and will support clients based in the Wangaratta area. EIPSRS is an outreach service that provides a person centred approach to recovery which is tailored to meet individual needs.
This service is delivered through outreach and will have responsibility for working with clients in the Albury/Wodonga region. The EIPSRS model is delivered through a mobile service focusing on supporting people to achieve better life goals. Reporting directly to the Service Manager, this role covers a Monday – Friday roster and will see you out and about in the community engaging directly with clients in a Mind provided car supported by technology enabling successful mobile working.
Duties Provide direct support to individual clients, delivering high quality service and facilitating positive educational and social experiences Work collaboratively with a broad range of services as they relate to clients’ needs to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals Deliver group sessions and learning activities Assist clients in building networks with their families and community services Work autonomously and competently across a variety of digital platforms What you’ll bring Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or other health-related field as designated by Mind Experience working with people with complex mental health issues and their families and carers Demonstrated ability to implement a recovery oriented framework Skilled in building solid connections with clients, colleagues and stakeholders Demonstrated understanding of available community services, supports and the NDIS What’s on offer Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits Flexible work arrangements Monthly Rostered Day Off (RDOs) Learning, development and career opportunities Interested? To obtain a position description and apply online visit JobsMind - reference number 12791. Online applications must be submitted by Sunday 27 September 2020 . Please contact the person below for more information.
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 li....