- Job posted on: 20th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
The YouthStep Up Step Down Program, managed in partnership with ACT Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and other Drug Services, is a 24-hour residential mental health program that aims to prevent relapse and assist adults in recovery from an acute episode of mental illness. Our focus is on recovery and supporting individuals to live independent and fulfilling lives in the community.
The Coordinator will work within a psychosocial model to support our participants to develop on-going recovery plans encompassing social and well-being opportunities. Working within the context of the individual, families and community, the role will include supporting participants with managing their health and wellbeing, daily living skills, community linkages, tenancies and social skill development.
This role has direct responsibility for the maintenance of the Youth SUSD Programs and will also maintain a small caseload. This position will identify opportunities for evaluating local needs and program growth. In this context, the role has responsibility for operational oversight for the following key areas - quality improvement/service delivery performance, service development, including program design, development and evaluation, financial indicators, human resources management and effective allocation of resources.
To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:
Wellways works with people with mental illness and other psychosocial disabilities, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities. We provide this support through recovery, education and advocacy programs and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation programs.