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Case Manager – Low Intensity Mental Health Services

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Organisation : genU

Location : VIC Regional (Geelong Otway Region )

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Disabilities, Employment Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 1 Oct, 2021

About the role

  • genU is a community-based organisation who are proudly not-for-profit
  • This is a brilliant opportunity for a mental health case manager to work in an autonomous and varied role
  • Fixed -term position until June 2022!

About genU

Operating solely for community benefit and investing back into the same communities we service, we are a group of passionate, driven people who want everyone’s lives to be healthier and happier, especially people with disabilities, the ageing and those experiencing disadvantage. At genU, we aim to solve challenges that come along to enable each person we support to live the life they chose.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Case Manager to deliver Low Intensity Mental Health Services through the provision of short-term psychological interventions to support people with or at risk of mild mental illness. Supported by the Western Victoria Primary Health Network, this role will be critical in the delivery of telehealth and face to face services.

Based in the Geelong Otway region and supporting the region and surrounds, this is an exceptionally rewarding position where you will be able to drive a person-centred approach and work with individuals on a one-to-one basis and in groups to support those experiencing mild mental health symptoms. Through your work with us as a Case Worker, you will be responsible for –

  • Triaging and coordinating intake and referral of clients
  • Promoting genU to potential referrers and other local service providers whilst promoting an awareness and understanding of low intensity mental health services across the region
  • Provision of psychoeducation to clients on their health condition and use short-term evidence based and best practice interventions to assist them to better manage their health and wellbeing
  • Assessing and providing clients with practical techniques that enable them to understand and manage their conditions on a long-term basis
  • Ensuring all services are delivered within a quality framework which ensures clear clinical governance and compliance with national standards.

This position is suited to a mental health professional with a sound understanding of the requirements in supporting people with symptoms of mild mental illness who is looking for an opportunity to make an impact and work for an organisation focussed on change. The successful applicant will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work successfully as part of a team or autonomously.

Additionally, this position requires –

  • Relevant qualifications, such as a Cert IV in Mental Health or Mental Health Peer Work or Community Services or equivalent; or
  • Mental health qualifications in psychology, counselling, or a related field
  • A current drivers’ licence

About our Benefits

There are so many benefits available to you when you work with genU, some of which include –

  • Car and fuel allowance
  • Laptop and phone
  • Employee Assistance Program including a dietician service and financial assistance
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career progression in our large and diverse organisation
  • Exceptional salary packaging options
  • One to one group supervision
  • Positive and collaborative culture

Although this is full-time position, applications for candidates who are seeking part-time opportunities are also encouraged.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus, we would love to hear from you!

Contact

For further details please contact: healthrecruitment@genu.org.au, alternatively, please apply via the form below.

For more information about the wonderful work we do here at genU, please visit our website – genU | Building Inclusive Communities

Closing date

Applications will close Friday 1 October 2021 at 9.00am

About the organisation

Organisation Name : genU

Operating solely for community benefit and investing back into the same communities we service, we are a group of passionate, driven people who want everyone’s lives to be healthier and happier, especially people with disabilities, the ageing and those experiencing disadvantage. At genU, we aim to solve challenges that come along to enable each person we support to live the life they chose.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

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Sector: #Disabilities, #Employment_Services, #Mental_Health
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