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Senior Practice Leader

Neami National

About the role

  • Part Time Role
  • Maximum Term Contract until December 2021
  • Nundah House

“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”

Nundah House is a 10 bed step up step down facility, Nundah House run in a partnership between Neami National and Queensland Health.

The Senior Practice Leader works in close partnership with the Service Manager to provide leadership, practice development and coaching sessions to service delivery staff. This position provides instruction and guidance on practice issues to a number of Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers and Peer Support Workers, applying coaching and mentoring principles. In addition, you will work with Consumers to establish their Individual goals to support their recovery during their stay at Nundah House.

You will maintain strong working partnerships with the clinical mental health team and other community partner organisations to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers.

As the Senior Practice Leader you will also:

  • Work with the Service Manager to establish and maintain strong working partnerships with clinical mental health teams and other community partner organisations
  • Work in close partnership with the Service Manager to provide leadership, practice development and coaching sessions to service delivery staff
  • Provide instruction and guidance on practice issues to Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers and Peer Support Workers, applying coaching and mentoring principles
  • Provide Direct Support and Rehabilitation to Consumers within their Community
  • Facilitate the Optimal Health and Flourish Programs at Nundah House.

What will you bring to the role?

Our ideal candidate will have broad experience in the delivery of mental health support services and the ability to inspire, motivate and coach staff to deliver these. We seek an enthusiastic and positive person to work alongside the Service Manager to provide practice guidance, supervision and support.

You will also have:

  • Experience in managing a team of individuals
  • The ability to adhere to principles and values
  • The necessary skills to work with people and build relationships
  • Sound organisational and decision making skills with the ability to respond and adapt to change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience in solving complex problems
  • A valid WWC and Drivers licence
  • Working Rights

Reasons why you should come and work for Neami:

Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives such as:

  • Extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available, increasing take home pay by around $7,000
  • Excellent conditions including 3 months paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave and 3 days gratis leave per year.

How to apply

Click here to apply now.

The position description is available for a complete overview of the role and the skills required.

Applications for this role close: 3 June 2020.

To discuss this position, please contact: Lauren Merchant, Service Manager, 0429 705 871.

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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