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Mental Health Practitioner - Albury / Wodonga

Mind Australia
  • Support clients with mental ill health with a recovery focused, person-centred service
  • Fixed term 6 month role | Full time or Part time
  • Albury Wodonga Location

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.

About the role

The Fee for Service - Psychosocial Recovery Service (PRS) program operates within the local community providing recovery focused, person-centred mental health services and wellbeing. This service ensures customers and their families and carers have the support and services they need to achieve their better life goals in line with Mind’s Model of Recovery.

We are seeking an experienced, motivated Mental Health Practitioner to join the PRS team for a 6 month fixed term, full time or part time opportunity in the Wodonga area. You will be responsible for providing short-term recovery interventions, psycho-social education, support and mentoring to customers with vulnerability and complexity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver quality services and facilitate positive educational and social experiences to support clients.
  • Provide personalised support coordination services consistent with defined goals and aspirations identified in NDIS plans.
  • Develop strength based assessments as well as daily living skills and capacity for self-care with clients.
  • Work with client’s families and carers by providing information, advice and support relevant to health and social needs.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or other health-related field.
  • Expertise in working with people with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers.
  • Proven ability to implement a recovery oriented framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with agencies, clinical providers and key stakeholders.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off (Full time Employees only).
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click apply now - reference number 14300.

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.

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