- Adelaide • Mile End
- Job posted on: 13th Oct 2021
- 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 National Psycho Social Program (NPSP) is a program delivered by Mind as part of a consortium with Neami National, Life Without Barriers, Mind Australia, Mission Australia and Skylight Mental Health. NPSP supports individuals with mental health issues within a recovery framework that’s focused on strengths and capabilities, including identifying and maintaining a lifestyle that has meaning and value, enabling participation in community life, and a reduction in social isolation as well as enhancing independent living skills and support networks.
We have a challenging permanent, part time (19 hours per week) opportunity for a self-motivated, compassionate Occupational Therapist to provide quality therapeutic and mental health intervention supports to clients across metropolitan Adelaide. Work from home, you will deliver meaningful recovery-focused services including clinical assessments, interventions and capacity building for clients with mental health support needs.
To obtain a position description and apply online visit Jobs@Mind - reference number 14596.
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, NDIS Worker Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.