Face to Face Practitioner Richmond Wellbeing

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

The Face-to-Face Practitioner position will primarily focus on working closely with General Practices (GPs) and their consumers in the Metro region of Perth. This role involves providing brief interventions, linking consumers with community service organisations, offering a stepped care service, and responding to complex needs within the community.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Cooperating with the GP to develop a GP Management plan.
  • Building a therapeutic relationship with consumers.
  • Conducting assessments including K10+ and CANSAS P.
  • Assisting consumers to adhere to their medications.

We have two roles available.

  • One role is permanent full-time.
  • One role is part time and fixed term until 30th June 2024 offering 3 days per week.

Both roles will target the South Metro region of Perth, however when required you will also travel across the North metro area.

About you

You will possess the below key attributes:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and AHPRA Registration or Social Worker with eligibility for AASW registration or other mental health specific qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Demonstrated understanding of supporting individuals living with mental distress in the community.
  • Proven assessment skills and ability to develop and review care plans, based on assessed need.
  • Ability to work autonomously, and in partnership with General Practices is a requirement.
  • Experience applying recovery principles when supporting consumers.
  • Ability to coordinate care of consumers and link them with other service providers.

 

About us 

Richmond Wellbeing is a leading WA mental health organisation, providing recovery focused, community-based residential and outreach services for adults and young people.

We support people experiencing mental distress to develop the confidence and skills to live their lives, employing evidence-based practice to support recovery and wellbeing.  

We welcome diversity in our workforce, including people with lived experience of mental distress and disability. We employ staff from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We were the first organisation in WA to achieve Rainbow Tick accreditation and encourage people who identify as LGBTIQ+ to apply.  

We have worked closely with Elders Uncle Albert McNamara, Aunty Irene McNamara, Uncle Peter Wilkes, and Aunty Sandra Wilkes to strengthen ties with the Aboriginal community and ensure that our services are culturally secure.  

The benefits of working for Richmond Wellbeing  

Our exciting and rewarding careers offer:  

  • Excellent work-life balance in a supportive environment.  
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed, innovative and values-based organisation. 
  • Salary packaging up to $18,640 which allows you to pay approved expenses form your salary before tax, you pay less tax, your take home pay increases.  
  • Four weeks annual leave plus leave loading 17.5%, with an opportunity to purchase additional leave (conditions apply).  
  • Two additional leave days, birthday, and wellbeing leave, per calendar year.  
  • Long service leave benefits after 5 years’ service.  
  • Opportunities for training, development, and advancement.  
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  

How to apply  

If this is something that appeals to you, we would love to hear from you!  

Please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills and experience meet the key attributes of the role and click the “Apply for this job” button.  

Have questions?  

All enquiries for this position can be sent to our People & Capability team at [email protected]  

Before an offer of employment can be made, Richmond Wellbeing requires a National Police Clearance no older than 6 months.  

Richmond Wellbeing reserves the right to close this position prior to the closing date.  

Applications close on Friday 18th August 2023.

Applications are shortlisted as they are received, please apply as soon as possible to be considered.