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Service Manager - Wellness Connect, Continuity of Support Service

Neami National

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

Provide guidance and expertise to ensure the programs as funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network and Country SA Primary Health Network will increase in participation and independence and provide a high quality service.

About the Role

  • Full time, Maximum term contract until 30 June 2022
  • Based in Wright Street, Adelaide CBD
  • Between Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Attractive CSD Level 5 salary $91,772 - $95,835

The Continuity of Support (CoS) Service supports eligible clients who have been found ineligible for the NDIS and need further psychosocial support to aid in their recovery.

The four key aims of services are:

  1. Increase personal capacity, develop independent living skills, confidence and self-reliance;
  2. Increase social participation;
  3. Streamline access to appropriate services; and
  4. Provide flexible and responsive support at times of increased need.

Supports delivered under this program will be predominantly group based, focused on building individual capacity, with additional targeted individual support at times of increased need according to the person’s individual plan.

As the Service Manager you will:

  • Manage the Wellness Connect Continuity of Support service
  • Support staff from multiple agencies working in a consortium model
  • Ensure streamlined and effective delivery of supports across the region
  • Collaborate with the Wellness Connect Consortium

The Service Manager Wellness Connect Continuity of Support Service position will bring solid experience in the human services environment. They will equally bring experience in leadership, which encourages inclusiveness by bringing people together, demonstrating emotional intelligence and therefore a leadership style which will assist staff members manage changes well. They will demonstrate an understanding of how best to access, advocate for, and maintain services for consumers living with a mental illness who have complex needs. And they will demonstrate resilience and the ability to problem solve and plan when events may appear unpredictable or chaotic.

Why work with us?

Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Regular reflective Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please APPLY now.

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Name: Mary-Jane Honner – Regional Manager Primary Mental Health Programs
Ph: (08) 8326 3591 or Mob: 0429 269 100

Applications will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

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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