- Job posted on: 12th Feb 2020
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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 primarily based in Perth on a full-time basis with some travel required to the Southwest and Goldfields regions for promotion of service as required. The successful candidate will be the Regional Delivery Partner Carer Coordinator for the Southwest region, which is responsible for promotion, education and advice regarding RDP services for the federal Integrated Carer Support Services initiative.
Additionally, the team member will be required to provide mentorship that empowers the team to deliver high quality services, deliver information sessions, and communicate professionally and empathetically with our carers. The team member will also be required to liaise with a wide range of partner organisations, local agencies and businesses to raise awareness of family carers and available services within the broader community.
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).
With a relevant tertiary qualification in Mental Health (Psychology, Social Work or Counselling) and a minimum of 3 years’ counselling experience under this degree, 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. Additionally, you will be required to have an accreditation within a relevant Australian professional association this can include the Australian Counselling Association, Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, or the Australian Association of Social Workers.
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 reflective practice supervision by an external Clinical Supervisor of your choice, as approved by the Executive Child Youth and Family Services.