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Community Mental Health Worker - Murraylands

Skylight
  • Community Mental Health Worker – Service Delivery
  • Maximum Term Contract until June 30 2021 0.6fte - 1.0fte

Skylight programs deliver a range of recovery-oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who support them, and the broader general South Australian community. Skylight develops programs with input from participants, to ensure responsive, effective services that build on strengths, increase resilience and improve mental health.

Services include individual support, carer programs, therapeutic groups, social and recreational activities, together with information, education, advice and referral. The Community Mental Health Worker will perform one or more of these services.

Under the general direction of a Coordinator, the Community Mental Health Worker will assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of a range of recovery orientated mental health services including facilitating groups and providing short term focused 1:1 psychosocial support for individuals experiencing severe mental illness in the Murray Mallee region.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent skills in establishing relationships and environments that support individuals to identify and build on their strengths and capacities
  • Demonstrated experience in practicing according to National Standards for Mental Health Services
  • Excellent organisational skills including attention to detail. Highly effective oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated “can do” attitude and be prepared to take on new challenges.
  • Demonstrated team work skills and ability to build good relationships.
  • DHS Working With Children Checks and DHS Disability Clearance.

If you have any questions please contact Kay D’Angelo on kay@skylight.org.au or 0488 102 095.

Job Description is available below on our website www.skylight.org.au/positions-vacant.

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

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