- Job posted on: 17th May 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.
Mind’s Connect program supports individuals with mental health issues with strengths based, recovery-oriented frameworks to assist those experiencing distress and crisis to avoid hospital admissions or aid an earlier return home from hospital. Support is provided by case management ensuring services are coordinated and client’s lifestyle has meaning and value, reducing social isolation, enhancing independent living skills and establishing positive connections with support networks based on individual needs.
We are seeking a motivated, passionate Lead Practitioner - Lived Experience for a fixed term 6 month, full time opportunity (with a possibility of an extension) in the North Adelaide area to provide practice leadership and direction to staff in the delivery of the peer led Connect program. The Lead Practitioner will offer and coordinate services to clients, families and carers consistent with Mind’s My Better Life Model and organisational values.
To obtain a position description and apply online visit Jobs@Mind by clicking Apply Now - reference number 14328. Online applications must be submitted by the advertised close date.
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.