- Job posted on: 13th Feb 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 Perth on a full-time basis. This role will require outreach support services and may be based in other locations such as Cockburn. The successful candidate will play a vital role in guiding and coordinating our Child, Youth & Family Services teams in the south-metro region. 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 an opportunity for an inspiring Team Facilitator with demonstrated experience in management or leadership roles with responsibility for staff. The successful candidate must have substantial experience in clinical practice and project planning, offering support within a variety of settings and age groups.
With a qualification in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work and a minimum of 3 years experience in counselling under this degree, you will pride yourself on consistently demonstrating behaviours that reinforce the values of HelpingMinds.
You must have the ability to be self-motivated with demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects whilst meeting organisational deadlines.
Additionally, you will have 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 internal one on one and external clinical supervision within our support structures.