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Team Coordinator Mental Health - Moree

Flourish Australia
  • Full-time (76 hours/fortnight)
  • Monday to Friday
  • Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018)

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

About the Opportunity

As the Team Coordinator, you will assist the manager in providing supervision and guidance to staff. You will support and develop the skills of staff through the provision of in-service training. In addition, you will assist the manager with program implementation, rosters and timesheets where necessary.

You will also have a hands-on role with frontline service delivery, working directly with people with a lived experience of a mental health issue. As the Team Coordinator, you will lead by example by taking a hands-on approach in providing person led recovery-oriented and trauma informed service that best supports people to live in the community.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Work with integrity and within the ethos and value systems of peer support.
  • Support the manager to implement programs, policies and local procedures and also with the planning and coordination of a program or project (when required).
  • Provide day-to-day supervision and support of lower or similar classified employees.
  • Provide My Plan supervision and reflective practice with lower or similar classified employees.
  • Have excellent knowledge of statutory and legal requirements and exercise this knowledge with lower classified staff.
  • Encourage people to develop skills which will meet their needs.
  • Ensure that individual support is provided to a person that accesses Flourish Australia services that meets their recovery journey goals and is strengths based and led by the person wherever possible.

We value lived experience and believe peer support is a powerful part of the mental health recovery journey. Therefore, we also have Team Coordinator – Peer Specialist roles for those willing to use their lived experience and personal recovery to mentor people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.

The Benefits

  • Attractive salary starting at $74,000 per annum
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% leave loading and 2 additional days of personal leave
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Opportunities for professional development and training such as Mental Health First Aid and ASIST

Selection Criteria

  1. A relevant Certificate IV or above in a relevant field.
  2. At least 3 years experience working in the community in a mental health setting.
  3. A strong commitment to, and advanced understanding of, recovery-based practice in the workplace.
  4. A strong understanding of the challenges faced by people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
  5. Demonstrated experience in a similar role and in providing support and/or supervision to lower classified staff.
  6. Maintain a current Australian Driver’s Licence.

For further information, please contact Selene Bennett, Manager. E: selene.bennett@flourishaustralia.org.au using the subject line: Team Coordinator Mental Health - Moree enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are actively observing COVID safe work practices and have implemented flexible working arrangements. We encourage you to get in touch with the listed contact if you have any questions or concerns.

A position description is attached.

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