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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Cairns

Mind Australia
  • Provide direct and meaningful support | Recovery Orientated Practice
  • Permanent Part Time | 4 days per week - Thursday to Sunday
  • Fixed Term - 12 months | Cairns location

Mind Australia Limited is one of Australia’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

As a Community Mental Health Practitioner, you will deliver a high quality, recovery oriented, direct psycho-social support through individual and group work to customers and their families and carers using a model of recovery oriented practice.


  • Provide direct support to individual customers
  • Engage with customers to fully understand their need for assistance
  • Work with families and carers at the time of transition back to community
  • Undertake group work
  • Work with local service providers

What you’ll bring:

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Cert IV in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field) as designated by Mind
  • Experience and expertise in working directly with people with mental health issues, complex needs, and with their families and carers
  • The ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of available community services, networks and supports
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the use of Microsoft/other software

Why Mind Australia?

  • Rewarding roles with a Not for Profit truly living their values
  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits
  • Supportive team environments
  • Learning, development and career opportunities

How to apply

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