Wellbeing Clinicians Lives Lived Well

JOB DESCRIPTION

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging.

Our New Service

We are opening a new service in Northern NSW delivering mental health and social and emotional wellbeing support programs to Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander Peoples 12 years+. This is a unique opportunity for you to have a positive impact on your local community by being a part of our new Stronger Communities Program.

About Lives Lived Well

At Lives Lived Well, we support people to live their life well by delivering a wide range of programs and services across 55 locations in QLD and NSW. We celebrate diversity and strive to provide culturally inclusive services.

We are committed to celebrating the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We offer ceremonial and NAIDOC leave and have established a support network for our First Nations staff, to build relationships, share knowledge and debrief.

About the Role  

We are looking for 5 x full-time Wellbeing Clinicians to deliver 1:1 counselling/case management and group programs out and about in the community as well as at our service location in Northern Rivers. You will develop and implement culturally appropriate management care plans for your clients. Health promotion at local community events (company car provided) across Northern NSW is also a key element of the role.

Most of these positions are “identified positions”. Lives Lived Well considers that being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement under s 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).
 

The base salary ranges between $77,577.76 – $88,761.92 per annum, depending on your skills, knowledge, and experience + 10.5% super + salary packaging benefits.

About You

You will be an engaging individual who can connect with clients as they navigate mental health challenges and difficult life experiences.

We are also looking for the following skills and experience:

  1. Qualification in community services/ Allied Health, and relevant experience (outreach experience preferred)
  2. Experience in conducting mental health assessments, developing appropriate care plans, and overseeing resulting treatment for clients.
  3. Experience leading the development, implementation and review of group programs based on culturally sensitive community development models.
  4. Understanding of the issues affecting mental health consumers in treatment and the community, particularly intergenerational trauma.
  5. High level knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and the cultural needs relevant to local communities.
  6. Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with a diverse range of clients, their families/carers/kin.
  7. Current Australian (issued) Drivers Licence and a current Working with Children Check.

Ready to join us?

Here is what we have on offer:

  • Wellness leave – up to 5 extra paid days off each year.
  • Salary packaging – full salary packaging can increase your take home pay by approximately $6k a year, depending on the number of hours worked.
  • A focus on wellbeing – self-care, support and a holistic view of health and wellness.
  • Learning opportunities – a comprehensive induction program and ongoing capability development.
  • We will listen to you. Our people have important insights.

Apply now!

Click ‘apply’ and go to our LLW Careers page to submit your application, outlining your suitability for the role. Please note we only accept applications through our Careers page.

Application close: Friday, 25th November 2022

For questions about the role or to request a position description, please email [email protected]. For a confidential chat, please contact Jody Wilcox, Assistant Manager on mob: 0447 116 339.

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate’s possession of a Current Australian Driver’s License, Working with Children Check and provision of the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, in line with the LLW Vaccination Policy.

This service is funded by Healthy North Coast through the North Coast PHN program.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Lives Lived Well

Job Salary

$77,577- $88,761 pa + super + salary packaging