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Project Coordinator

  • 492670
  • Victoria
  • Counselling & Psychology
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Fixed term full time
  • Fixed term part time
  • Design and implement group programs and new services for clients with mental ill health supporting recovery goals and wellbeing
  • Fixed term 6 month role with Possible Extension | Full or Part time with Company Car
  • Work from Home & Wodonga and Wangaratta Locations

 

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 Early Intervention Psychological Support Response Service (EIPSRS) provides a person-centered approach to recovery tailored to meet the needs of people living with mental ill health in the community. EIPSRS services is an individualised, tiered program of recovery support of up to 12 months delivered to clients with a mix of individual support, one-on-one outreach services and group work. The group programs are designed to support achievement of better life goals and enhance recovery, build daily living skills, maintain sustainable housing, improve relationships with families and carers, develop community connections, build capacity and resilience, and live independently and safely in the community.

 

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Project Coordinator for a 6 month fixed term (possibility of extension), full or part time opportunity in the Wodonga and Wangaratta regions. Working from home, you will develop, co-design and implement new services including drop-in centres, group programs and educational courses to empower clients to build their capacity and confidence, develop life skills, enhance personal growth, strengthen social and community connections, and live independently to achieve recovery goals and wellbeing. As this position requires travel across the Wodonga and Wangaratta regions a fully maintained company car is provided.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality outreach services and facilitate positive educational and social experiences.
  • Support clients to remain in their community, live independently and enjoy a meaningful life through a staged approach to recovery.
  • Develop and implement new initiatives to empower clients, build life skills, develop social and community connections, create networks and access to relevant services.
  • Design and facilitate group programs and courses that encourage and inspire positive engagement, learning and participation.
  • Collaborate with a range of services and the community to ensure a co-ordinated, integrated response to client’s recovery goals.

 

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, or Occupational Therapy and qualifications in Education, Vocational Training or similar is desirable.
  • Expertise in working with people with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers.
  • Proven experience in project management, design, facilitation and delivery of groups, education supports, vocational training and learning activities.
  • Proven capability to implement therapeutic, recovery-oriented frameworks and practices including risk mitigation, trauma informed care and family inclusive practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers, clinical teams and key stakeholders.

 

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits up to $15,900pa.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Fully maintained company car for private use.

 

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online visit Mind Careers - reference number 492670. Online applications must be submitted by 11pm Wednesday 7 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.

Download File PD Project Coordinator (EIPSRS) 20220630.pdf

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