- Adelaide > North Adelaide
- Job posted on: 8th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
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 Sub-Acute Eastern IPRSS program supports individuals with mental health issues within a framework of recovery that is focused on strengths and capabilities. IPRSS supports clients to maintain a sustainable purposeful lifestyle that has meaning and value, actively participate in community life and reduce social isolation, and enhance independent living skills and establish positive connection with external service providers, family and carers.
We are seeking a compassionate, experienced Community Mental Health Practitioner - Lead Practitioner - First Nations for a permanent, part time (26 hours per week) opportunity on Kaurna Country. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, you will act as the practice lead and provide person-centred, recovery-oriented supports in line with Mind’s Model of Recovery-Oriented Practice to ensure identified goals and aspirations align with an individual’s plan.
To obtain a position description and apply online visit Job@Mind - reference number 14916.
*NB: This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only, as Mind Australia considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for the position under special measures pursuant to Section 56 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.