Mission Australia is a community service organisation that has been transforming the lives of Australians in need for more than 150 years. Today our 550 community and employment services assist more than 300,000 Australians by providing a hand up, a way forward and hope for the future. By learning from others and sharing what works well for us, we are able to strengthen families, empower youth, strive to solve homelessness and provide support where needed. Sound like a team you'd like to be part of?
The Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) is a partnership program supporting people with a mental illness in the Castlereagh region to maintain tenancy and increase social engagement. The team provides individualised support to move away from homelessness and hospitalisation and towards recovery, community involvement, training, employment and permanent housing options. We have an exciting opportunity currently available within our team.
To be successful in this role you will have excellent case management skills, strong time management as well as an understanding of the issues surrounding mental illness. In addition, you will have exceptional communication skills and will be able to engage with clients respectfully, have a good working knowledge of housing, mental health and welfare service systems and confidence accessing these.
Working along-side our other services in the Castlereagh region, you will be part of our HASI team in the area whilst working as part of our large team placed throughout the region. The ability to work autonomously within a wider team environment will be highly regarded.
Relevant qualifications within the mental health space and a current first aid certificate and Mental Health first aid certificate, or the ability to attain one will be highly desirable. Some travel will be required with this position.
In return you will be provided with a competitive salary in-line with industry expectations and access to excellent salary sacrifice arrangements, access to professional development and training.
For further information please read the attached position descriptions and apply on-line or contact Steve Stanton - 02) 6884 8526.
Applications close COB 7th October 2013.