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Organisation : Mallee Family Care

Location : VIC Regional (Mildura)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $61,151 - $76,604

Application closing date : 26 Nov, 2021

About the role

The service aims to respond to mental health and wellbeing needs as a result of the stressors and concerns brought about by the pandemic. This service complements clinical interventions and treatment by actively supporting the recovery of people with emerging or existing mental ill health. It also ensures that people with new and ongoing mental health needs get the support they need.

The Pop-up community mental health and wellbeing services:

  • provide wellbeing supports tailored to a person’s individual needs.
  • support assessment of needs, service access, towards personal recovery, management of mental health symptoms and social and community connection, as well as linking across services and helping the person, their family, carer and supporters to address life stressors, such as threat of homelessness, financial difficulties and social isolation.
  • provide wellbeing coaching, wellbeing checks, emotional support and practical assistance to address pressing needs for people who feel distressed and overwhelmed.
  • have capacity to deploy a face-to-face response in high-risk settings and geographical areas (e.g. areas with high concentrations of CALD communities or low vaccination rates).

The service is available people living in Victoria who have symptoms of psychological distress and mental ill health. It is also designed to assist people with substance use or addiction, or who feel distressed due to the pandemic and other life stressors, such as threat of homelessness, financial difficulties and social isolation.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Mallee Family Care

Mallee Family Care is a Company Limited by guarantee with a community based Board of Management. It was established in 1979 and is a large and diverse community service organisation, providing a wide range of services to the communities of North West Victoria and South West New South Wales.

Day-to-day management for the agency is the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer, Director Corporate Services, Executive General Manager Community and Wellbeing, Executive General Manager Education, Training and Research and Executive General Manager Child and Family Services.

This structure has been designed to ensure a clear focus on the delivery of services and to utilise the skills and experience of staff in the most efficient and effective manner.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Mental Health Practitioner via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Mental_Health

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