- Contract, Full Time
- Care and Support Work, Mental Health and Counselling
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Regional NT
- Job posted on: 02 Dec 2019
- Applications close: 10 Dec 2019 (expired)
Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.
Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.
Our Psychosocial Support Program works in partnership with clients who are significantly affected by mental illness to facilitate their transition to NDIS or COS services. This small team based in Alice Springs are looking for a Support Facilitator to join them in a contract position until June 2020, working 38 hours per week. There will be some community outreach work and it is an expectation that travel to geographically remote areas will occur on a regular basis.
Offering initiative, passion, enthusiasm and a solutions-focused attitude, our new team member will have experience working in either the Mental Health or Disability areas and be keen to sink their teeth into a busy, diverse role. Some of the skills required are:
Before starting work with us, you will be required to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
Working alongside an empowering manager who is approachable, with an open-door policy, you will enjoy being an active member of a small team. A positive and enthusiastic person who can offer suggestions, ideas and solutions would be a great fit for us!
A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.
To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:
Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.
As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Support Facilitator - Psychosocial Support Program - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.
For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.
For more information, feel free to view the Position Description Support Facilitator - PSP - Alice Springs.pdf.