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Student Placement Coordinator - Head to Health - Townsville

Neami National

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

About the Role

  • Part Time (0.9FTE), Maximum term Contract until 30 June 2023
  • Location: Negotiable

The role of the Student Placement Coordinator is to liaise with learning institutions including universities, colleges and TAFEs, in the development of partnerships for the placement of students from a number of disciplines such as Social Work, Dietetics, Public Health, Community Mental Health and a others.

The position is also responsible for supporting staff who are supervising students and creating and maintaining resources for supervisors to ensure they have up-to-date information about student placements. It will be their responsibility to create resources for students to assist them to better understand and perform in their role as a student at Neami. Should any problems arise during student placements, the Student Placement Coordinator is responsible in supporting the resolution of such events. In addition to this, they will also seek to support and identify possible research opportunities within Neami services and build partnerships possible participating universities.

What will you bring to the role?

  • A qualification in a relevant discipline such as community mental health, social work, psychology, or other health or community related discipline; or experience to the same level
  • Experience in the areas of social work, community health/welfare or allied health
  • A demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships in partnership with a range of stakeholders, networking and mutual problem solving
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the issues relevant to people living with mental ill health and who have complex needs
  • Ability and commitment to work on your own initiative and/or in a team approach
  • Ability to collect and maintain complex records for data collection, reports and recording ongoing communication
  • Ability to manage multiple moving part and maintain positive relationships across all stakeholders involved

Requirements of the role

  • Current Working with Children Check (Bluecard)
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Driver’s licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • 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 & provide evidence of this.

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, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Application Procedure

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:

Rebecca Verzeletti, North Queensland Regional Manager: Rebecca.Verzeletti@neaminational.org.au using the subject line: Student Placement Coordinator - Head to Health - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Recruitment agency candidates need not 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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