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Community Mental Health Practitioner - Relief Worker - Townsville

Mind Australia
  • Casual role | Hours may vary
  • NFP Salary packaging | Recovery Orientated Practice
  • Townsville QLD 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 young people and their families and carers using a model of recovery oriented practice.

Townsville Youth Residential Rehabilitation Service (TYRRS) works to support young people between 16-21 who are recovering from mental illness, providing up to 12 months stay in a supportive therapeutic environment for up to 8 residents across two properties.


  • Working with customers to enable them return to their place of residence and a meaningful life
  • Assisting the customer with actioning their individual recovery plan and working with families and carers at the time of transition back into the community
  • Delivering group work programs
  • Contributing to the day-to-day operations of the residential service

What you’ll bring or What are we looking for?)

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Cert IV in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field) as designated by Mind
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities flexibly, proactively and with ease
  • Demonstrated experience in providing consistent, professional customer service to both customers and stakeholders
  • Understanding of available community services, networks and supports
  • Willingness to obtain CPR and First Aid

Benefits or Why Mind Australia?

  • Join a Not For Profit truly living its values
  • Supportive team environment
  • Learning, development and career opportunities

How to apply

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