- Job posted on: 11th Feb 2024
- 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 SIL Haven residences are staffed 7 days a week 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, SIL 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 seeking a self-motivated, empathic Community Mental Health Practitioner - Peer Practitioner for a permanent, part time (up to 30 hours per week) opportunity to work on a rotating roster , in the Horsham area. You will utilise your lived experience of mental ill health to provide positive person-centred, recovery-oriented supports to clients to achieve their wellbeing goals, build capacity and daily living skills, strengthen social connections, enhance community networks, and grow confidence to live independently.
To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Mind Careers - reference number 494771. Please contact the person below for more information.
Marie Vasishta – The Haven Foundation Establishment Operations Lead
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.
Applications for this role will take you to the employer’s site.