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Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Neami National

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

About the Role:

  • Part Time position (0.6 FTE) until 30 December 2022
  • Perth South Metro Region
  • Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What you will bring to the role?

The Perth Suicide Prevention Coordinator program uses a community development approach, building the capacity of metropolitan groups, agencies and networks to prevent and respond to suicide. The position does not have any direct service function to individuals.

The Suicide Prevention Coordinator will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in mental health or allied health or health promotion
  • Familiarity with mental health and recovery principles
  • Experience/understanding of the theory and practice of community development and capacity building
  • Experience/understanding of suicide prevention and postvention
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and support community-based initiatives
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytical skills including the ability to negotiate solutions to complex problems in a collaborative setting
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong communication skills

Mandatory requirements:

  • National Police Check
  • Relevant Clinical qualifications and registrations – Refer to PD
  • Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence

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
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible working arrangements

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please submit your application as soon as possible.

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:

Name: Alison Clements, Manager Metropolitan Suicide Prevention Coordinators

Phone: 0499 393 353 or via email: Alison.Clements@neaminational.org.au, using the subject line: Suicide Prevention Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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.

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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