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Intake & Wellbeing Worker - Afterhours - Fairfield

Neami National

Utilise your excellent communication skills providing a central point of contact for individuals with mental health support needs.

“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”

About the Role

  • Full Time
  • Maximum Term contract until 30 June 2023 (strong possibility of extension)
  • $74,253 - $79,890 p.a, pro rata + Super + Salary packaging + Employee Benefits!
  • Based at Neami Fairfield and/or working from home flexibility

The project is a time limited initiative which assists people experiencing psychosocial distress and mental ill health due to the COVID-19 physical distancing and isolation measures, including those who are required to self-isolate for whatever reason. This includes people with lived experience of mental illness, as well as those experiencing poor psychosocial health for the first time due to the impacts of COVID-19.

The Partners in Wellbeing service operates as a Monday to Friday, 9am-10pm and weekends, 9am-5pm. As such, this requires an Intake & Wellbeing worker who is available to work a 7 rotating roster which can consist of evening and weekend work.

The Intake Assessment and Wellbeing Workers work with participants from the Partners in Wellbeing service to provide specialist psychosocial and wellbeing supports being delivered across Victoria via telephone and video technology.

Core duties

  • Receive requests, assess and provide appropriate support and advice; including referrals from Beyond Blue, Lifeline and Suicide Line Victoria.
  • Manage, support and review a caseload, including waiting list management intervention
  • Perform risk assessments (including referral to crisis intervention services, where necessary).
  • Maintain accurate individual consumer files and data bases (Carelink)
  • Facilitation of small group wellbeing programs (as required)

What will you bring to the role?

  • Ability to establish rapport and develop respectful, professional relationships with consumers, staff and partner organisations
  • Have a high level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility, along with a commitment to team work
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively while managing a range of tasks
  • Ability to maintain a hopeful and positive outlook even during challenging times at work
  • Strong communication skills

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • A Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check will be undertaken prior to commencement

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities as the Traditional Custodians of the land we work on and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise that their sovereignty was never ceded. Neami National is committed to cultivating inclusive environments for staff, consumers and carers. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We are an environmentally conscious organisation.

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off (if full time), generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the attached Position Description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Tina Cao: 0428 314 793 - tina.cao@neaminational.org.au​ using the subject line: Intake & Wellbeing Worker - Afterhours - Fairfield enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Apply now!

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply.

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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