Mental Health Worker

Description

Fixed-term, part-time,
working 22.8 hours until 30 June 2020, based in
Hobart

Anglicare Tasmania is a non-profit
organisation providing a wide range of community services to the
people of Tasmania. We are part of the national Anglicare Australia
network of organisations. Anglicare advocates for social justice
and aids people in times of need. We provide programs relating to
health, housing, families, drug and alcohol treatment and support
and more.

This position provides early
intervention programs to children, young people and families with
parental mental illness.

The successful applicant will:

  • provide the following early intervention programs across
    metro and rural areas in accordance with program guidelines and
    resources, Anglicare polices and procedures and National
    guidelines for Mental Health and contribute to the development
    of Anglicare’s Mental Health Services:
  1. Taz Kids Clubs – are eight week peer support programs run
    weekly for children aged 7-12 and 13-17 who have a parent
    affected by mental illness.
  2. Champs Camps – are camps for children with parental mental
    illness which provide a range of support and activities
    including peer support, creative and outdoor activities and are
    psycho-educational.
  3. Parenting support are groups designed to enhance the social
    connectedness of Tasmanian parents managing an identified
    mental illness while parenting. The program places a strong
    emphasis on building parents skills in a range of individual or
    group support options.
  • establish effective networks with other community support
    services, and liaison with community mental health services
    and/or key workers.
  • maintain accurate case notes and statistics in accordance
    with service requirements and contractual arrangements.
    Complete clerical and administrative tasks associated with
    support work in accordance with established guidelines.
  • assist by contributing to policy and procedure formation,
    annual evaluations, and other planning and quality management
    processes.
  • participate in team based processes including
    team-debriefing and case consultation, staff and volunteer
    induction activities, program planning activities, team
    meetings, training and skills development and offer support and
    guidance to other team members as appropriate.

What we offer you:

  • an attractive salary including Salary Packaging 
  • a 7% Graduate Loading payable where you hold a degree in a
    relevant discipline
  • professional development opportunities
  • a friendly and supportive work environment

For further information about this
position please contact Glenn O’Neill, Coordinator –
Taz Kids Club on 1800 243 232 or glenno@anglicare-tas.org.au during
business hours.

The Position Description can be
found below.

To be considered for the position,
applicants are asked to show:

  • evidence of their competency and experience;
  • good organisational skills and an ability to record actions
    accurately;
  • knowledge in a broad range of disabilities and mental
    health areas;
  • a keenness to learn;
  • well-developed networking skills.

The successful applicant will be
required to have:

  • a Tasmania Police schedule 1 National Police Certificate
    (no older than 12 months and not an annulled record);
  • a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration
    (employment category);
  • a pre-employment medical assessment prior to
    commencement.

On commencement the successful
persons will be required to undertake our structured Safeguarding
Children Training program.

Applications close Friday,
18th October 2019
, at 6.00pm.

If you are interested in joining our
team, please click on the ‘apply for this
job’
link below to commence your application. You
will be required to submit an up to date resume and cover letter
which outlines your relevant skills for the role.

Details

Division: Support Services Work Type: Fixed Term - Part Time Published On: Friday, October 04 2019 Closing Date: Friday, October 18 2019 Position No: 001109 Location: Greater Hobart region Apply for this job

Documents

POSITION DESCRIPTION.pdf

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