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Mental Health Worker - Ballarat

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part Time Position (60.8 hours per fortnight) until 30 June 2023
  • Rewarding role with a supportive team 

About the opportunity

The Mental Health Worker will provide expert based psycho-social clinical assessment that are evidence based and or best practice and that enhance the person’s recovery from a chronic mental disorder.

The Mental Health Worker will have well established connections to clinical services either in the Community setting or through Mental Health services, ensuring timely response to clients who are assessed as requiring mental health treatment.

As part of the Supportive Housing team, the focus of this role is to provide timely access to comprehensive mental health assessment, early intervention and evidence-based treatment for clients, who may be rough sleeping, chronically homeless or may have been housed through the Housing First strategy within the Central Highlands region.

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Diploma/Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree, Community Studies (Welfare) Social Work or equivalent, or other relevant qualification.
  • Experience and ongoing commitment to the delivery of evidence based and best practice, client, family inclusive treatments for people presenting with a significant mental disorder; demonstrated experience in the application of knowledge in current evidence-based treatment practices and approaches.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understating of best practices in relation to mental health treatments.  Ability to recognise and proactively coordinate mental health support and responses within a multidisciplinary team context on a day-to-day basis. 

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below.

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages

Get in touch

For a confidential discussion please contact Stacey Park on 0466 858 776.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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