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Wellbeing Practice Lead - Adult Mental Health Centre

Neami National

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

Neami National has partnered with the Larrakia Nation to deliver the new Darwin Head to Health Centre.

The Centre will provide a holistic approach to support; addressing a range of social, physical and emotional needs informed by the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) and supported by best practice in evidence-based and evidence informed care.

The Centre Team will be made up of clinicians and psycho-social staff providing social and emotional wellbeing supports and peer support. The centre will provide short-to-medium term targeted care and support for adults experiencing a crisis or in significant distress. It will provide a safe space for immediate care, in-house assessment, and information and support to access community, primary and tertiary services.

The Centre will receive referrals from: GPs, public mental health services, community organisations, as well as self-referrals from members of the community.

About the role:

The Wellbeing Practice Lead will have an experience of mental health recovery and use this unique perspective to provide leadership, practice development and coaching sessions to service delivery staff. This position provides:

  • Support and guidance on practice issues to Wellbeing Coaches and applying coaching and mentoring principles
  • Collaborate and maintain strong working collaborative partnerships with the public mental health service, primary health providers and other community partner organisations to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers.
  • 7 day rotating roster of morning, evening and weekend shifts
  • Located at the Adult Mental Health Centre in Darwin, Northern Territory

Essential requirements:

  • Criminal record check required before commencement of employment
  • Lived experience of recovery - your recovery experience may be related to mental health, drugs and alcohol, trauma or to your role in supporting or caring for people experiencing these challenges
  • Willingness to identify or be identified by others as a professional with lived experience of recovery
  • A strong understanding of recovery processes; and an ability to articulate and promote the value of and strengths gained from lived experiences of recovery
  • Ability to role-model and develop recovery-oriented and trauma-informed practices across the service
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and attributes

Why work with us?

Neami is a values-based organisation, known for its excellence in providing highly skilled evidence based therapeutic services to people with a range of mental health issues. It offers staff members a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Working in a diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Working in an environment which provides for significant collegial support
  • Provision of regular reflective Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

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:

Ann-Marie O’Brien: Senior Project Officer – Darwin AMHC: ann-marie.obrien@neaminational.org.au, using the subject line: Wellbeing Practice Lead - Adult Mental Health Centre enquiry via EthicalJobs.

or Mobile: 0428 491 508

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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