Mental Health Worker
working 22.8 hours until 30 June 2020, based in
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
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:
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org during
The Position Description can be
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
- knowledge in a broad range of disabilities and mental
- 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
- a pre-employment medical assessment prior to
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.