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Team Facilitator - Child, Youth & Family Services - Broome

HelpingMinds

About HelpingMinds

HelpingMinds is a highly regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults, and families affected by mental illness every year.

Our Values

We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion, and your drive. Our people focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.

The role

Reporting to the Executive Child, Youth and Family Services, this position will be responsible for providing quality services to our Clients as well as coaching and mentoring the Family Support Counsellors and Workers within the Broome, South Hedland and Carnarvon areas, ensuring that the company’s values are upheld, and championing changes required organisationally to drive stronger performance.

Areas of responsibility include the below, for a comprehensive overview please refer to the attached Job Description Form.

  • Providing strong team leadership to the CYFS team
  • Providing clear and professional reporting as required
  • Coordinating the teams budget and forward planning for future budgetary requirements
  • Managing a case load of clients, providing high quality counselling and support services
  • Support education initiatives which includes development, promotion and delivery of education packages on behalf of HelpingMinds®
  • Support promotion of HelpingMinds® throughout the community

The position is offered on a permanent full-time basis (38 hours per week) and will be based out of our Broome office.

About You

To be considered for this role candidates will need to have the below essential qualifications and experience.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Tertiary Degree in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work
  • Accreditation with a relevant Australian professional association
  • National Police Clearance (valid within 6 months), Working With Children Check, Current Drivers License, Current First Aid Certificate

Preferred experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years counselling experience working with both youth and adults
  • Demonstrated experience in a mental health leadership role
  • Experience leading teams remotely (via online platforms) highly desirable
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), including report writing
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage change in a positive manner
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with partner agencies and organisations in achieving positive and collaborative outcomes and relationships

What we offer

In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.

Benefits include:

  • Base salary $86,363 – $90,395 per annum (depending on experience) + 10% superannuation
  • Remote allowance of $15,000 per annum
  • District allowance (per fortnight)
  • Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum
  • Annual travel concession payment upon 12 months service
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro rata) with 17.5% leave loading
  • An additional 5 days annual leave (pro rata) upon 12 months service
  • Two additional wellness days per year to support your own mental health
  • ICT Equipment: Surface Pro laptop, mobile phone

For more information, contact the Recruitment team on 08 9427 7100.

A position description is attached.

HelpingMinds is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQIA+, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues.

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