- Job posted on: 28th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
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.
The Community Mental Health Practitioner – Peer Practitioner will work with clients to define their individual goals and outcomes whilst providing individual and shared support within the residential Community Care Units (CCU). The practitioner ensures support services are aligned with client’s choices and aspirational wishes as identified in Individual Recovery plans.
We have several permanent, part time (1, 1.5 or 4 days per week) opportunities for passionate, motivated Peer Practitioners to work in our Community Care residential unit in Cairns. You will utilise your lived experience of mental ill health and recovery to provide clients support to return to their community and live independently.
To obtain a position description and apply online click apply now - reference number 14281.
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 NDIS Worker Screening Check.