- Melbourne > Brunswick
- Job posted on: 28th 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 Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Short-Term Accommodation residential service is for people with severe and enduring psychosocial disability, the residences are staffed 24/7 and funded through residents’ NDIS packages. Our practice is guided by Mind’s Model of Recovery Oriented Practice, SIL model and the Dual Disability framework, services operate in collaboration with the local community with a focus on supporting people to achieve their life goals.
We are seeking an empathic, resilient Mental Health Support Worker for a permanent, part time (23 hours per week) opportunity to work on a 24/7 rotating roster in the Brunswick area. You will play an integral role in developing individual programs and providing recovery-oriented psychosocial support to assist clients work towards wellbeing and independent living.
To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Jobs@Mind - reference number 15211.
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.