- Job posted on: 22nd Jun 2020
- Applications close:
Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.
Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.
An exciting and rare opportunity has become available to lead Mission Australia’ Pilbara's portfolio of Mental Health services.
This role will attract an empowering leader who has expertise in service delivery across the community, mental health, family and domestic violence and/or housing sector; with a strong track record in managing diverse teams and complex services.
They will be able to point to their skills and previous deliverables in driving services to deliver quality outcomes for all service users accessing our services. They must have the sound management skills required to manage a remote and distant team, strong communication skills and the ability to think critically and make sound decisions.
The Pilbara Mental Health portfolio includes the Integrated Primary Mental Health Care (IPMHC) program, Family and Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Service and THRIVE Pilbara with staff located across the Pilbara in Hedland, Karratha, Newman and Tom Price.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
To be successful in this role you will need to possess:
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.
To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:
Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.
As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Mental Health Program Manager - Karratha enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 08 9225 0453.
To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply Now’ and send your cover letter and resume today.
Please send through your application as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence before the closing date.