About the role
Working as part of a team, the Mental Health Practitioner participates in the broader staff team, maintaining cooperative and productive work relationships across the organisation with Program Coordinators, Case Workers, women, staff and volunteers. Regular consultation with RDNS co-located at McAuley House to ensure holistic response is required.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:
- Qualifications in AOD, social work, welfare, psychology or related health profession, including general registration under section 6 of the Psychologists’ Registration Act 2000 (VIC); Australian Association of Social Worker Guidelines, and/or as per AHPRA guidelines
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge of working with clients with drug and alcohol issues and/or forensic clients
- Previous experience working in a care coordination, case management or outreach role
- Ability to develop relationships with other service providers
A Police check, a Working with Children Check and a current driver’s license are mandatory. Salary is in accordance with the skills and qualifications.
About the organisation
McAuley Community Services for Women, a ministry of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, is committed to advocate for a better, safer and just society, through working with women and their children affected by family violence, mental illness or homelessness.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Mental Health Practitioner Part time .4 - .6 (negotiable) until J via Pro Bono Australia.