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Team Facilitator - Child, Youth & Family Services - Geraldton

HelpingMinds
  • Base salary plus salary packaging benefits and 2x wellness days pro rata
  • Growing non profit organisation making a difference in local communities
  • A perm full-time opportunity based in Geraldton

Who we are:

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.

Why HelpingMinds?

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.

The role:

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.

Areas of responsibility include the below, for a comprehensive overview please refer to the attached Job Description Form:

  • Providing strong team leadership to the Gascoyne, Pilbara, and Midwest CYFS team
  • Providing clear and professional reporting as required
  • Coordinating the teams budget and forward planning for future budgetary requirements
  • Managing a case load of clients, providing high quality counselling and support services
  • Support education initiatives which includes development, promotion and delivery of education packages on behalf of HelpingMinds
  • Support promotion of HelpingMinds throughout the community

What you will need to succeed:

To be considered for this role candidates will need to have the below essential qualifications and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in the area of Mental Health (Psychology, Social Work, Counselling)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team independently, taking accountability and responsibility for day to day office operations and team member service delivery challenges
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), including report writing
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage change in a positive manner
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with partner agencies and organisations in achieving positive and collaborative outcomes and relationships
  • Counselling experience working with both youth and adults

What you’ll receive in return:

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.

Additional benefits include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Surface Pro laptop
  • Four weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Two additional wellness days per year to support your own mental health
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual flu vaccination

For a copy of the Position Description, inclusive of the selection criteria, please visit our careers page: http://helpingminds.org.au/about-us/work-with-us/.

For more information, contact the Human Resources department on 08 9427 7100.

** Closing date not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay**

HelpingMinds is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues.

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