- $32.21 - $35.14 per hour
- Job posted on: 21st Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived and living experience of mental distress and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds.
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 Housing with Support residential service is a long-term integrated social housing program for people living with severe and enduring psychosocial disability. The Haven residences are staffed 24/7 and designed like a ‘home away from home’ funded through client’s NDIS packages with practice guided by Mind’s Model of Recovery Oriented Practice, Haven service model and Dual Disability framework. The service works collaboratively with clients providing personalised 1:1 support, shared supports and group activities based on strengths and goals identified in an individual’s recovery plan to build daily living skills, strengthen relationships with families and carers, enhance social connections and community networks, and grow confidence and capacity to live safely in the community.
We are a seeking compassionate, resilient Mental Health Support Workers for permanent, part time (working up to 30.4 hours per week) opportunities to work on a 24/7 rotating roster including sleepover shifts, in Ballarat. As a Mental Health Support Worker you will play an integral role providing positive person-centred, recovery-oriented supports to clients to achieve their wellbeing goals, develop capacity and life skills, strengthen social connections, enhance support networks and grow confidence to live independently.
To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Mind Careers - Reference number 494112. Please contact the person below for more information.
Martine Moor, Service Manager
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.