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LGBTI Mental Health Coordinator


Employer: Queensland AIDS Council
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: GLBTI & Sexual Health, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 02 October, 2017.
Applications close: 13 October, 2017. (Expired)

Responsibilities:

Direct Service Provision

  • Conduct initial intake and assessment.
  • Develop a client plan for each client accessing the service.
  • Provide short term counselling services including ongoing assessment, care planning, referral, intervention and mental health strategies.
  • Provide focused psychological clinical tools, including cognitive behavioural therapy, interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy, brief intervention or others that may be suitable.
  • Case closure and development of referral pathways if further counselling is required.
  • Provide client focused brief intervention with clients over a short period of sessions, in an LGBTI affirming practice.
  • Work closely with the referring GP or relevant key worker regarding client progress.
  • Development and facilitation of peer support groups.
  • Experience working with people with a wide range of mental health issues and challenges including chronic health conditions, legal matters, housing, trauma, financial, and alcohol and drug use.
  • Identify and resolve issues which prevent LGBTI people from accessing support and services.
  • Contribute to service mapping and gap analysis.

Administration

  • Management of confidential client files, including writing case notes, client plans and referral pathways.
  • Management of client intake, including assessing eligibility of clients waiting to access the counselling service.
  • Referral of clients not appropriate for counselling, or clients completing counselling.
  • Development of case plans for each client to monitor the progress of clients accessing counselling.
  • Data collection as required by Queensland AIDS Council and/or funding bodies.
  • Assist with development of a state-wide LGBTI mental health strategy and/or action plan.
  • Assist with sourcing funding and applications.
  • Attendance at relevant meetings and events relating to the role.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as a team member.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinic 30 Manager.

A position description is attached.

How to apply for this job

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