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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Bendigo

Mind Australia
  • Deliver outreach services to clients to support recovery and wellbeing
  • Permanent roles | Full time & Part time (Flexible Hours) with Company Car
  • Bendigo Location

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

The Early Intervention Psychological Support Response Service (EIPSRS) is an outreach service that provides a person-centred approach to recovery which is tailored to meet individual needs. The focus of the service is to support people to achieve their better life goals.

We are seeking several permanent, full time and part time (flexible work hours) Community Mental Health Practitioners to provide high quality, safe recovery orientated mobile services to clients, families and carers consistent with Mind’s My Better Life model. As this role requires travel within Bendigo and the surrounding area a fully maintained company car is provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver quality services and facilitate positive educational and social experiences to support clients.
  • Collaborate with a range of services and the community to ensure a co-ordinated response to client’s recovery goals.
  • Plan and deliver group programs that aid clients to build their skills and focus on recovery.
  • Assist clients to build networks with their families and community services.
  • Work autonomously and competently across a variety of digital platforms.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or other health-related field.
  • Expertise in working with people with mental health issues, complex needs, and interacting with families and carers.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement a recovery oriented framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with agencies, clinical providers and key stakeholders.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Fully maintained company vehicle for private use.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off (full time employees only).

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now - reference number 14199. Please contact the person below for more information.

We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

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