- Regional VIC > Geelong
- Job posted on: 2nd May 2022
- 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.
Haven; Home, Safe and Mind Australia have formed a consortium to assist people experiencing homelessness to transition from temporary hotel accommodation into housing as part of the Victorian Government’s From Homelessness to a Home (H2H) program. The H2H initiative is an opportunity to make a lasting impact on homelessness and rough sleeping in Victoria.
We are seeking an empathic, resilient Housing & Recovery Coordinator - Peer Practitioner for a 6 month fixed term, full or part time (30 hours per week) opportunity to make an impact on homelessness in the Geelong area. Working from home, you will use your lived experience of mental ill health and recovery to deliver recovery-orientated outreach supports to clients to enable obtainment of affordable housing, promote health and wellbeing, and provide holistic services to prevent a return to rough sleeping. As this position requires travel within the Geelong region a fully maintained company car is provided.
To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Jobs@Mind - reference number 15066.
Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.