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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Toowoomba


Employer: Mind Australia
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Health Care & Allied Health, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 23 April, 2019.
Applications close: 05 May, 2019. (Expired)

  • Part Time ongoing
  • 22.8 hours per week
  • NFP Salary Packaging
  • Toowoomba QLD 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

Make a difference in the community through supporting mental health recovery. As one of Australia's leading mental health providers Mind offers you a supportive team environment, flexible work arrangements and career development opportunities.

We are currently seeking a Community Mental Health Practitioner to assist with the development and implementation of strategies to improve the capacity of general practice and other Community Mental Health Practitioners to deliver appropriate services, increase awareness and understanding of initiatives to ‘close the gap’ in Indigenous health outcomes.

As part of the team at Mind you will:

  • Provide direct support to individual customers
  • Work with families and carers at the time of transition back to community
  • Support the delivery of group work programs
  • Assist the customer with accessing a range of local service providers

Skills & experience

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field as designated by Mind
  • Must have experience working with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander people
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

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 & development opportunities

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.