Bring your commitment to supporting recovery to collaboratively promote and facilitate high quality services for people living with mental illness.
“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
About the Role
- Full Time, Maximum Term Contact until 30 June 2019
- Based in Neami Fairfield
- Secondment opportunities available for internal applicants
The Support Facilitator will be part of the Northern Partners in Recovery Program (PIR). The PIR program aims to support consumers with a severe and persistent mental illness, who also have many needs, and their carers and families to access services and supports from multiple sectors. The role of the Support Facilitator is to coordinate, facilitate and maintain access to the required services.
- Provide a coordinated service to consumers with complex needs by working collaboratively with organisations and clinical case managers to ensure seamless access for consumers
- Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
- Maintain records and resources
- Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact
What will you bring to the role?
- Solid experience in the human services environment
- Demonstrated understanding of how best to access and maintain services for consumers
- Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a team, to meet program goals and objectives.
- Commitment to supporting recovery and improving outcomes for people living with mental illness
- Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
- Current Working with Children Check
- Australian Working Rights
- Drivers licence
- Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
- A Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check will be undertaken prior to commencement
About Neami National
Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.
In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami.
“Neami’s been amazing for career development. I’ve gone through several different types of roles and positions. Over the last 11 years there have been so many opportunities to engage with, and the organisation really supports people to do that”
We acknowledge Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities as the Traditional Custodians of the land we work on and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise that their sovereignty was never ceded. Neami National is committed to cultivating inclusive environments for staff, consumers and carers. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We are an environmentally conscious organisation.
- Diverse and inclusive organisation
- Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
- Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
- Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
- Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Pet friendly environment
How to apply:
If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please applybefore Sunday 18 November 2018.
The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact:
Name: Kate Clough, PIR Northern Melbourne Service Manager
Phone number: 0408 855 931
No recruitment agencies candidates need apply
We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.