ID: 152640

Mental Health Support Worker (Not-for-Profit Community Justice & Social Services Charity Organisation)

Mental Health Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Sydney NSW, Canberra ACT, Sydney NSW, Perth WA, Carlton VIC, Bondi NSW, Brisbane City QLD, Gold Coast Mc QLD

About this opportunity

**Tasks and duties **

  • Assessing client needs.
  • Monitoring client progress.
  • Delivering counselling (to individuals or groups).
  • Liaising with other community groups and social services.
  • Referring clients to other support groups and social services.
  • Contributing to developing new services and mental health programs.
  • Maintaining client records.

Mental Health Support Workers deliver counselling and refer patients to other social services programs.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
3. Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
4. Great communication and listening skills;
5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
6. Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10 hours per week (Negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • IT & Web Development
  • Library Services
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
  • Translating & Interpreting
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Writing & Editing
Training

Mandate Reporting/Child Safety, Mental Health, First Nations/Cultural Awareness, Fair Work Ombudsman Trainings, and others as negotiated.

Reimbursement

Negotiable