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Fapmi Co-ordinator

Eastern Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

(FaPMI) Co-ordinator


Families Where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Co-ordinator - Eastern Health Adult Mental Health Program



  • SW3, RPN4, P3, OT3

  • Part time (0.5 EFT) ongoing role


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role



The Eastern Health Adult Mental Health Program is looking for the right person to join the service as a FaPMI Co-ordinator to promote the mental health, well-being and recovery of families where a parent has a mental illness. Based in Box Hill, you will have a significant role to play in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders in the eastern metropolitan region who work with children, youth and families and in contributing to the professional development needs of mental health, alcohol and other drugs and family service providers.



 The successful applicant will have significant expertise in clinical service delivery in mental health as a mental health clinician and experience in, and knowledge of, the adult, child and adolescent mental health field and associated health and welfare services. You will also have experience of working within a recovery oriented framework and in the provision of workforce development and quality improvement activities.


About you


To be successful in this role you will possess:(examples below)



Essential



Qualifications & Registration




  • Qualification and registration within the relevant professional discipline under the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).





  • Hold a Masters or Doctoral coursework qualification in Clinical Psychology that has been approved by the Psychology Board of Australia.




  • Full registration or eligibility for full registration as a Psychologist by the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA).

  • Registration endorsement in the Approved Area of Practice of Clinical Psychology or eligibility for this endorsement.

  • PBA Approved Supervisor status for higher degree placements and registrar programs.





  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia, Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency.





  • Holds a degree qualification in Social Work that has been approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers for membership as a social worker. Maintains compliance with the AASW Continuing Professional Development Policy in order to meet the Eastern Health Allied Health credentialing standard.





  • Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board as a Division 1 nurse and completion of post graduate diploma in mental health nursing




Experience and skills




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in mental health (and/or drug and alcohol) settings




  • Occupational Therapy and Social Work a minimum 4 years with a preference for at least 5 years post graduate experience in a clinical mental health and/or substance abuse setting.

  • Psychology a minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a fully registered psychologist.





  • Clinical interest and demonstrated experience in working with adults who are parents who have experienced mental illness, and their families





  • Highly developed ability to provide professional leadership and engage in strategic planning for issues relating to families, children and carers





  • Experience in, and knowledge of, the adult, child and adolescent mental health field and associated health and welfare services, including understanding of the developmental needs of children 0-18 years





  • Demonstrated understanding of capacity building and understanding of system change and implementation.





  • Experience in policy/procedure development




  • Ability to design and deliver professional development activities and training to a range of organisations




  • Experience in working closely with peer workers with lived experience of mental illness (carer or consumer)




  • Demonstrated experience in providing consultation to a range of service providers and experience in collaboration with community based agencies, consumers and carers




  • Sound knowledge of the relevant legislation, strategic documents and recovery oriented practice pertaining to working in mental health and with children, youth and families




  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and interdependently as a member of a multi-disciplinary team




  • Experience in professional supervision of students and staff and demonstrated commitment to ongoing supervised practice.




  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.




  • Compliance with the relevant discipline code of ethics and legal requirements.




  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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