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Wellbeing Coach - Darwin

Neami National

We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.

Position details:

  • Full-Time, Permanent
  • Classification: SCHADS Level 3 with a salary range of $71,215- $76,353 per annum + Superannuation
  • Salary packaging arrangements providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Location: Darwin N.T

About Neami National

We’re big believers in everyone having the opportunity to live a full life – and we give our all to support people to achieve the wellbeing and mental health outcomes that matter to them.

For some people this means having a stronger sense of self. For others, it might mean nurturing relationships, and for others, it could be building the confidence to tackle tomorrow. Everyone has different goals for their own life, and at Neami, we walk alongside people to help improve their quality of life, on their terms.

We are proud to support 32,000 people living with mental health challenges across Australia and offer more than 70 services, over 49 different Indigenous lands, across the nation. These include mental health and wellbeing supports, housing and suicide prevention services.

About your new role

The Wellbeing Coach will work within a multidisciplinary team to deliver a range of services to adults experiencing emotional distress, crises, mental ill health and/or addiction, and to their families, support people and carers, through a “no wrong door” approach. Of importance is the ability to be with people when they are distressed, the ability to listen compassionately and to support people to identify and act upon solutions that may improve their wellbeing. The Wellbeing Coach, as an integral member of the team, will also be expected to welcome people to the AMHC and provide intake and triage services.

Neami recognises that most of us have our own lived experience of mental ill-health or personal experience in supporting someone who has experienced mental health and/or AOD issues and as such possess a rich understanding of their experiences of mental health recovery.

As a Wellbeing Coach, you can purposefully use your own experience to help others further their own understanding of recovery. Neami also recognises the value of working within a Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Framework and is committed to employing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Wellbeing Coaches. The role involves; 7 day a week shift work, including morning, evening, and weekend shifts.

What you will bring to the role

  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Australian Driver's License
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy and written communication skills
  • Police Check
  • A valid Northern Territory Driver’s license
  • Personal lived/living experience of recovery as a family, friend or carer. Your recovery experience may be related to mental health, suicidal crisis, drugs and alcohol use or trauma
  • Willingness to identify or be identified by others as a professional with lived experience of recovery
  • Willingness to share and draw on lived experience purposefully in the role to instil confidence and hope in others about the journey of recovery

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave, an Accrued Day Off each month, Gratis Leave and Wellness leave
  • Professional development through regular practice development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development programs to encourage learning and skill-building
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar - providing holistic health and wellness supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
  • Flexible work arrangements are available for maintaining your work-life balance.

What the role requires

  • National Criminal History Check (police check) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Current Working with Children Check – required before commencement of work
  • Current drivers licence
  • Australian working rights

How to Apply

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the attached position description, also attached below.

If you have any further questions not addressed in the job advertisement or position description, please contact:

Pam Marwood, Clinical Service Manager - [email protected], using the subject line: Wellbeing Coach - Darwin enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 08 89 14 6600.

Be Yourself - Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

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