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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Mind Australia - Williamstown, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Details

Reference Number 14146
Position Title Community Mental Health Practitioner
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Executive Exec Director Innovation
Division Innovation
Area Family, Carer & Respite
Service MHR State South Western [36450]
Work Location Williamstown Victoria
Position Summary

  • Engage with our clients through Outreach
  • Permanent Full Time | Williamstown
  • Join a Not for Profit truly living their values
Mind Australia is one of the country's leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It's an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

Service delivery to our clients is our first priority! As a Mental Health Practitioner - Support Coordinator you will be responsible for providing recovery focused mental health services, customer wellbeing and ensure our clients and their families have the support and services they need to achieve their goals. Knowledge of the Fee for Service NDIS model is essential.

Every day is different
  • Support customer wellbeing by providing personalised support coordination services
  • Assist customers to define their goals and aspirations identified in NDIS plans.
  • Undertake necessary assessments in line with the customers funding, need and choices.
  • Provide information, advice, support and mentoring to families and carers to assist them to access services relevant to their health and social needs
  • Facilitate the re-engagement and maintenance of family and carer relationships
What we look for
  • Passionate Mental Health Practitioners
  • Team players - our common goal is our customers!
  • Proven experience in developing strength based assessments
  • The ability to build relationships with customers and their family and carers
  • Knowledge and experience of the Fee for Service (NDIS) model
  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field
Why Mind Australia?

We are a Not For Profit organisation truly living their values and proudly offer;
  • Monthly RDO's - also known as taking time for yourself
  • Flexible work arrangements - to keep your work/life balance in check
  • The ability to salary package - giving you a financial edge
  • Space to learn, develop and grow through career and development coaching
How to apply or Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online visit - reference number 14146 . Online applications must be submitted by Friday 5 March 2021. Please contact the person below for more information.

We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Record Check. Any adverse outcomes of a National Police Record Check, may be considered in the context of the implementation of a risk assessment.
Registrations / Licences Required Driver license
Employment Screening Checks Required National Criminal Record Check
Working With Children Check (VIC, WA, NSW)
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have the right to work in Australia?

Your responses to these selection criteria form part of your application for this position and may be used as part of our selection decision. Failure to respond to selection criteria may impact the progress of your application.
Contact Person Anne Dooley
Contact Number (04) 9833 0037
Closing Date 05/03/2021
Position Description Mental Health Practitioner - Level 3 - Family and Carers.docx

Mind Australia

Williamstown, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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