Voices Vic is a state-wide award winning and research supported specialist program led by peers with lived experience, improving the wellbeing and recovery of people with mental health challenges.
Working in a full-time capacity, the Youth Facilitator will be responsible for:
- Setting up, facilitating and delivering the Youth Hearing Voices Program
- Developing and facilitating the Voices Vic training programs & information sessions
- Setting up & facilitating the Youth Hearing Voices recovery groups.
The role will also provide mentoring and additional support to workers after the completion of the training to ensure the Hearing Voices Approach practices are embedded into services.
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What’s on offer
An opportunity to be involved in project opportunities across the broader AOD, Mental Health & Carer Services division.
Autonomy and ownership of the role to really make a mark. Supported by situational leadership that adapts to meet your needs and guide you where necessary.
In addition to receiving a salary ranging between $80k – $85k plus superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits. There is also an option for additional purchased leave to increase your annual leave entitlements.
To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will have:
- Certificate IV in Mental Health, Peer Work, Training and Assessment and/or Formal Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, Youth Work, or other Allied Health Disciplines
- Qualifications or training in facilitation (desirable)
- Relevant experience working with Youth between the ages of 16–25
- Strong understanding and experience with facilitation of workshops, trainings and group facilitation
- Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Mental Health system, public and/or private.
- An understanding and/or completion of training of the Hearing Voices Approach and philosophy.
- Strong understanding of the needs and issues facing young people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness
- Lived experience of recovery of Hearing Voices (with the application of the Hearing Voices Approach preferred, but not essential)
How to apply
Click APPLY to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.
If you have questions about the opportunity, please contact Tali Brash, Program Lead via email – [email protected]
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.