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Senior Practice Leader - Adelaide CBD

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society

The Senior Practice Leader supports the development of the Peer Workforce and coordinates the development and delivery of the groups program. The Senior Practice Leader will have lived or living experience of recovery from mental health distress and challenges and a rich understanding of their processes of recovery. They must be willing to purposefully apply learnings from their lived experience in practice and principle to assist Peer Workers connect with their own lived experience learnings, within a practice framework, supporting them in their own understanding of recovery and meaning making.

About the role

  • Full time, Permanent Contract
  • Consumer Service Delivery Level 4: $84,934 - $88,791 pro rata + Salary Packaging Benefits
  • Location: Wellness Connect NPSP, Adelaide CBD.

About The Program

The Wellness Connect National Psychosocial Support Program (NPSP) provides short to medium-term, flexible and recovery orientated psychosocial support focused on capacity building and connection. The program is delivered by a consortium of seven NGO agencies with Neami National as lead agency and is for consumers with moderate to severe mental health issues, including those eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) who need assistance accessing the NDIS. Services are tailored to each individual in line with their recovery goals, and encompasses three streams of service delivery: one on one support, group readiness and group support, and NDIS access support.

What will you bring to the role?

  • SPL lived or living experience of your own mental health distress or challenges, and have a lived experience of the recovery process
  • An ability to apply the learnings from your lived experience into purposeful action focussed on the needs of the whole range of consumers of the service
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating groups
  • Ability to listen, consult others and communicate clearly and proactively in an open and honest manner
  • Ability and commitment to work in a collaborative team approach
  • Demonstrated practice in performing as a leader

Mandatory requirements:

Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (or have received one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their second dose).

Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National.

  • Criminal Record check
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A current Vulnerable Person-related Employment Clearance
  • A current Australian driver’s licence
  • A roadworthy vehicle insured to a minimum level covering 3rd party fire and theft (comprehensive cover is recommended).

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • 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, 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 position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Chloe Loveday, Service Manager – National Psychosocial Support Program on 0408 806 380 or email: chloe.loveday@neaminational.org.au.

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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