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Team Coordinator / Team Coordinator - Peer Specialist - Taree

Flourish Australia

Use your supervisory skills to oversee a team of Peer and Mental Health Workers with a leading, For-Purpose mental health organisation!

The position is:

  • Full-time (76 hours/fortnight)
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Based in Taree
  • 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 Role

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 apply recovery knowledge in your role and peer work philosophies. You will be required to use your lived experience openly to build professional relationships and reciprocity with the people you support, while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.

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 and collaboratively develop, implement and monitor an individual plan that meets these needs.
  • Encourage people to develop skills which will meet their needs. These may include domestic skills, social skills, independence skills, and skills to enter education and/or employment.
  • Ensure that individual support meets recovery journey goals and is strengths based and led by the person wherever possible.

Selection Criteria

  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. Maintain a current Australian Driver’s Licence.

Please see full criteria and position descriptions attached below.

The Benefits

  • Attractive salary starting at $74,000 per annum + 10% Super
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900 per annum
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% leave loading+ 2 additional days of personal leave+ extra day paid leave over Christmas/New Year + paid parental leave
  • Vehicle mileage allowance
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Opportunities for professional development and training such as Mental Health First Aid, ASIST and relevant Team Leader training (where applicable)
  • Access to our free, confidential employee assistance program (EAP)

All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders (where applicable).

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