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Mental Health Practitioner

Mind Australia
  • Provide practical support to help people develop skills to live their best lives!
  • Permanent role | Full time
  • WFH | Based either Heidelberg or Abbotsford Location

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.

About the role

Mind’s Fee for Service program operates within the local community focusing on providing recovery focused mental health services, wellbeing, and ensuring customers and their families have the support and services they need to achieve their goals which reflect our Model of Recovery.

We have an opportunity for a permanent, full time Mental Health Practitioner based at either the Heidelberg or Abbotsford office as well the flexibility to work from home. You will be responsible for providing short-term focused interventions, psycho-education, support and mentoring to customers with vulnerability and complexity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver quality services and facilitate positive educational and social experiences to support customers.
  • Provide personalised support coordination services consistent with the defined goals and aspirations identified in NDIS plans.
  • Develop strength based assessments as well as daily living skills and capacity for self-care with customers.
  • Work with families and carers by providing information, advice and support relevant to health and social needs.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or other health-related field.
  • Expertise in working with people with mental health issues, complex needs, and interacting with families and carers.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement a recovery oriented framework and build strong relationships with service providers, agencies and key stakeholders.
  • Proven understanding of the Community Service sector, NDIS, TAC and WorkCover.
  • Experience working within a Fee for Service model and managing KPI’s is desirable.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off.
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now - reference number 14230. Online applications must be submitted by the closing date Please contact the person below for more information.

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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