- Job posted on: 26th Jun 2020
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The StandBy Support After Suicide Service is Australia’s leading suicide postvention program dedicated to supporting people and communities affected by suicide. StandBy was established in 2002 by United Synergies and currently operates in numerous communities across Australia. StandBy has considerable experience in the provision of postvention support in a range of communities and contexts and is nationally and internationally recognised.United Synergies provides services and support for individuals, families and communities (and in particular young people), to assist them in achieving their full potential.
StandBy is managed by United Synergies through partner organisations. StandBy reflects United Synergies vision of ‘sense of self, sense of place, sense of purpose, sense of belonging’.
United Synergies has contracted APMHA HealthCare Ltd (APMHA HealthCare) to deliver the StandBy program in Murray PHN region. APMHA HealthCare is a national not-for-profit company that specialises in primary mental health care service delivery.
APMHA HealthCare is based upon the strategic alliances and partnerships of primary mental health clinicians and organisations across Australia. We offer employed, secondment and sub-contract arrangements for a clinical and non-clinical workforce that provides a national footprint of highly qualified mental health professionals across Australia. Our large network of clinicians works virtually as a collaborative team, bringing together clinicians to enhance program reach and depth to those clients who need support the most.
Our funders and partners are Primary Health Networks, State and Federal Government, private companies and other Not For Profits.
The StandBy Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the StandBy Service across the Murray Primary Health Network region by working collaboratively with APMHA’s intake team and closely with emergency and community and first responders. This includes coordinating, overseeing and delivering support for people bereaved or impacted by suicide, community engagement and education, as well as leading the StandBy team.
The key responsibilities include
A full Position Description is attached below.