- Job posted on: 10th Jan 2020
- Applications close:
HelpingMinds is a highly regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults and families affected by mental illness every year.
We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion and your drive. Our people focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.
We are looking for a strong, driven and passionate individual who will be based in Geraldton on a full-time basis. This role will require outreach support services and may be based in other locations such as Carnarvon. The successful candidate will play a vital role in guiding and coordinating our Child, Youth & Family Services teams in the Mid-West, Gascoyne and Pilbara regions. Family Support Counsellors and Family Support Workers will report directly to you for coordination of programs and key performance indicators. You will work closely with the Executive Child, Youth & Family Services delivering staff support, operational planning, and building success within this team.
This is a great opportunity for an inspiring Team Lead with demonstrated experience in leading and providing support to teams remotely by use of information technology (email, video and telephone) You must have substantial counselling experience working with both youth and adults.
With a tertiary qualification in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work you will pride yourself on the ability to lead a team independently, taking accountability and responsibility of day to day office operations and team member service delivery challenges.
You will have demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage change in a positive manner whilst consistently demonstrating behaviours that reinforce the values of HelpingMinds.
Additionally, you will have high level interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) including experience in report writing.
In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.
HelpingMinds offers an attractive salary package consisting of base salary, superannuation and salary packaging benefits.
We offer all counselling staff individual one on one and group reflective practice supervision within our support structures.