Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.
We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.
About the role
The Mental Health Integrated Complex Care (MHICC) service, funded by the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network, provides specialised supports to clients with severe mental ill health and complex needs who will benefit from improved care coordination over an extended period of time. MHICC supports people that are harder to reach, underserviced or cannot access similar supports under the NDIS and delivers highly flexible services tailored to meet individual needs of clients. Services include clinical nursing services, care coordination and liaison with service providers, family support and improved access to psychiatry and psychological care.
We are seeking a compassionate, driven Community Mental Health Practitioner - Lead Practitioner - Dual Diagnosis for a 12 month fixed term, part time (30 hours per week) opportunity to work in the Dandenong area. Acting as the practice lead, you will provide clients with mental ill health and AOD recovery-orientated supports and care coordination to build confidence and capacity, strengthen social and community connections, deliver meaningful referrals to external providers and work closely with clinical partners to achieve an individual’s recovery goals.
What you’ll bring
To obtain a position description and apply online visit Mind Careers - reference number 492643. Online applications must be submitted by 11pm Tuesday 6 December 2022. Please contact the person below for more information.
Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.