Community Mental Health Practitioner Part Time .8 EFT Mentis Assist

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Mentis Assist 
For over 30 years Mentis Assist has supported people with severe and enduring mental illness and those experiencing extreme social and economic disadvantage to experience a full and meaningful life. 

The Opportunity
This is a part time role, 4 days per week. The role is Community Mental Health Practitioner in the Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response (EIPSR) program. The EIPSR program supports people to achieve their optimal level of wellbeing and independence in the community. This is a great opportunity to see the impact of your work and make a real difference in people’s lives.

The position is based in Frankston and supports clients living in the Mornington Peninsula, Bayside and Frankston areas.  

  • About You
    We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join our dedicated team. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to work with in a trauma informed and person centered framework and complete assessment and service provision planning.
  • Above all, you must be motivated by supporting people to identify and achieve meaningful goals and aspirations. 

    Required

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health (Cert IV minimum), Social Work, Alcohol and Other Drug, Peer Work, Community Services, Psychology or Occupational Therapy. Minimum qualifications will be Cert IV- Mental Health/AOD.
  • Previous experience working in mental health or equivalent community services with focus on individual support work and helping people identify and achieve personal goals.
  • We will consider recent graduates if you are able to fulfil all aspects of the role and are able to clearly demonstrate this in your response to key selection criteria. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this prior to submitting an application.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Prior to commencing, you will need to have a current First Aid and CPR certificate. We are able to assist with this if needed.
  • As per the government Health Directions regarding mandatory vaccination for health care workers including those in allied health, evidence of full vaccination for COVID -19 is necessary. 

Benefits
Mentis Assist offers salary packaging, an Employee Assistance Program, professional development opportunities and flexible work arrangements. Staff are provided with a laptop, mobile phone, and access to pool cars. 

Please indicate what role you are applying for in your application. 

Prior to submitting an application, applicants must view the position description which is available on the Mentis Assist web site. www.mentisassist.org.au  under Work With Us – Current vacancies. 

Applications that do not address the key selection criteria (found in the position description) in a separate document will not be considered for interview. If you are unclear what this requires, please contact us to clarify.

Before any offer of employment is made, proof of identity and qualifications will be required. Appointment to a role also requires the successful completion of reference checks, a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

For further information call Shane Lawlor  or Jayne Parish on 5970 5000.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Mentis Assist

Job Salary

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