- Job posted on: 29th Mar 2021
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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.
The Rockingham subacute service is a ten bed residential service located in the community of Shoalwater. The service is delivered in partnership with Southern Metropolitan Health Service and Access Housing. The Rockingham service offers a short term (up to 28days) recovery focused residential service for people who are either leaving acute mental health care, or who would benefit from 24 hour support to avoid a hospital admission.
The Community Mental Health Practitioner – Family Engagement Worker ensures that the families and carers of clients of the services are welcomed, included and involved in the support provided to their loved one. The role works closely with clients, team members, and Clinical Partners to provide information and support to families, and where required provide meaningful referral to external providers.
This is a permanent part time role working roughly 21 hours per week. The successful applicant will be required to work Monday-Thursday from approximately 1pm-6pm.
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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 Record Check. Any adverse outcomes of a National Police Record Check may be considered in the context of a risk assessment.