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Support Facilitator

Wesley Mission Queensland

About our Organisation

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years' experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

About the Role:

The Support Facilitator - The Way Back Support Service Brisbane South (Fixed Term Full-Time to June 30, 2022). The successful applicant will be required to provide holistic non-clinical, follow-up care, practical support & assertive outreach to people directly after a suicide attempt or at high risk of suicide.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in community, social welfare, health or a related discipline
  2. Experience working within a recovery orientated service framework for mental health and/or suicide prevention
  3. Passionate about making a positive change in the lives of people managing suicidality
  4. Understanding of the principles of recovery in the mental health setting.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of the complex issues associated with those experiencing suicidality
  6. Demonstrated experience working with people with complex support needs across the phases of service delivery including assessment, recovery-oriented practice, community engagement and evaluation of services delivered.
  7. Capacity to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment including being accountable for the effective delivery of client services.
  8. Sound communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to engage, negotiate, advocate, collaborate and undertake joint innovative problem solving.
  9. Demonstrated effective PC skills including MS Office and related applications packages (including reporting).

How to Apply:

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirements' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online by clicking Apply Now by of the closing date.

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

  • Working alongside people who love what they do
  • Salary Packaging
  • Product Discounts
  • Travel Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is: 'a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all'. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant. To view our Privacy Policy, please click here. Salary Packaging is available to Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

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