Practitioner – Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health) Anglicare Tasmania Inc

JOB DESCRIPTION

Permanent, part-time position working 60.8 hours per fortnight based in Launceston

About us:

Anglicare Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of 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 ageing and disability, health, housing, families, drug and alcohol treatment and support and more.

About the role:

This position in our Mental Health Domain provides professional and exceptional community support services to people accessing Health and Wellbeing – Mental Health services provided by Anglicare in line with Anglicare’s Practice Principles and Framework of Practice.

The successful applicant will:

  • Facilitate assessment and planning processes with people accessing our services by identifying their personal barriers and support needs to develop meaningful ways to overcome those barriers;
  • In collaboration with people accessing our services, develop a service plan to guide the intentional support to be provided, provide regular intentional support based on service plan and identified support needs, review service plans and support needs regularly and revise plan accordingly;
  • Provide support and information for people facing various life adversities, including, but not limited to; mental wellbeing, housing, alcohol and other drug issues, financial hardship, training and skills development, family relationships and parenting skills;
  • Have excellent client management skills including the ability to work with clients in a trauma informed approach;
  • Have a qualification in Mental Health, Social Work, Social Science, Psychology or a related field.

 

Joining the team at Anglicare Tasmania means:

  • Becoming part of a well-established and respected, values driven organisation;
  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging;
  • Access to training and development opportunities and clinical supervision.

What we are looking for in an applicant:

  • An understanding of the processes people utilise to overcome adversity/distress arising from life challenges.

Successful applicants must be willing to:

  • provide a current Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People Registration (employment/volunteer category) including NDIS Worker Screening Check if you are applying for the 1st time or have renewed your registration since 1st February 2021;
  • present an unsupervised contact with children or vulnerable people type National Police Check (no older than 12 months);
  • provide an International Police Check if you have resided for 12 months or more outside of Australia after the age of 16;
  • undertake a satisfactory Anglicare assessed medical:
  • provide evidence of a booking for a COVID-19 vaccine, a copy of your COVID-19 Digital Certificate or a vaccination exemption;
  • provide a current provisional or full Australian Driver License.

The Position Description can be found by clicking on the Apply.

For further information on our Recruitment processes please visit our website.

For further information about this position please contact Allison Barney, Program Manager – Mental Health on 0490 120 976 or [email protected]

On commencement the successful applicant will be required to undertake our structured Safeguarding Children Training program.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  TUESDAY, 18th OCTOBER 2022, at 6.00pm.

 

This position is available for an immediate start and applications will be shortlisted upon receipt.

 

If you are interested in joining our team, please click on the ‘APPLY’ 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 and addresses the demonstrated competencies.

If you are interested in reading the position description and joining our team, please click on the ‘Apply’‘ button. You will be required to submit an up to date resume and cover letter which outlines your relevant skills for the role and addresses the demonstrated competencies.

For more information about our process, check out: https://www.anglicare-tas.org.au/working-with-anglicare/

PLEASE NOTE: Other vacancies that may arise in the near future may also be filled from this selection process.

About Anglicare Tasmania

Anglicare Tasmania is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for positions with Anglicare Tasmania must undergo screening processes prior to a successful appointment.

Anglicare Tasmania is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and LGBTIQ+ communities.

Anglicare Tasmania is committed to providing an inclusive and respectful work environment where all people are valued and have equal access to opportunities to reach their full potential.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Anglicare Tasmania Inc

Job Salary

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