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Mental Health Practitioner - Wodonga


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

Job posted on: 21 March, 2019.
Applications close: 05 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Full time ongoing position
  • NFP Salary packaging
  • Range of outreach and Centre based service provision

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

As part of a dedicated team of Mental Health Practitioners, you will be responsible for providing recovery focused mental health services to support people who are accessing NDIS packages.

Duties include:

  • Working within a recovery oriented framework to support and assist customers
  • Supporting customers to identify and achieve their goals, in both a group and individual settings
  • Providing Support Coordination to customers accessing the NDIS
  • Providing information, advice, support and mentoring to assist customers and their families and carers, to access services relevant to their health and social needs
  • Completing required reporting and data entry in a timely manner to support the service

Skills & experience

  • Minimum Certificate IV qualification in Mental Health and/or qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Social Welfare, Occupational Therapy, Disability or other related field as designated by Mind
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with people with complex mental health needs in their community
  • An understanding and experience of working within a recovery oriented practice framework
  • Working knowledge and experience of working with NDIS customers

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

  • NFP Salary packaging
  • Supportive team environment
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO’s)
  • 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.