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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Peer Practitioner - Caboolture

Mind Australia
  • Permanent Part-Time - 30.40 hours/week | Shift Work
  • Youth Step Up Step Down Service | Recovery Orientated Practice
  • Caboolture | Join a Not for Profit truly living their value

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 (CMHP) Peer 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. The CMHP Peer Practitioner works as part of a multidisciplinary team, with lived experience of mental ill health and recovery being the unique specialist lens that they bring.

Duties

  • 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
  • A personal lived experience of mental ill health and recovery AND the ability and willingness to use and draw from your experience to support, inform and influence the work of the team
  • Proven experience in working in a recovery orientated framework
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the use of Microsoft/other software
  • The ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Benefits

  • Generous Not For Profit salary packaging benefits
  • Rewarding roles with a Not for Profit truly living their values
  • Training and support to Mind’s Peer Support framework
  • Supportive team environments
  • Career & development opportunities

How to apply

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now.

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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