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Team Coordinator - Katoomba

Flourish Australia
  • Closed-term full-time (ending 30 June 2022)
  • Based at our Katoomba office
  • Monday to Friday
  • Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018)

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

About the Opportunity

As a Team Coordinator and Team Coordinator - Peer Specialist with Flourish Australia, you will assist the manager in providing supervision and guidance to staff. You will support and develop the skills of staff through the provision of in-service training. In addition, you will have a hands-on role with frontline service delivery, working directly with people with a lived experience of a mental health issue. You will lead by example by providing person led recovery-oriented and trauma informed service that best supports people to live in the community.

In addition, the Team Coordinator - Peer Specialist will use lived experience and personal recovery to mentor people with a lived experience of a mental health issue. You will be required to use your lived experience openly to build professional relationships and reciprocity with the people you support.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Support the manager to implement programs, policies and local procedures and also with the planning and coordination of a program or project (when required).
  • Provide day-to-day supervision and support of lower or similar classified employees.
  • Facilitate discussions regarding the individual needs and goals of each person accessing Flourish Australia’s services.
  • Encourage people to develop skills which will meet their needs.
  • Ensure that individual support meets recovery journey goals and is strengths based and led by the person wherever possible.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  1. A relevant Certificate IV or above in a relevant field.
  2. At least 3 years experience working in the community in a mental health setting.
  3. A strong understanding of the challenges faced by people with a lived experience of a mental health issue.
  4. Maintain a current Australian Driver’s Licence.

For further information, please contact Laura Myers, Manager. E: laura.myers@flourishaustralia.org.au, using the subject line: Team Coordinator / Team Coordinator - Peer Specialist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The Benefits

  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Career development opportunities

How to apply

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