CatholicCare Canberra Goulburn has an exciting opportunity for passionate Mental Health services assistants to join our STEPS Program. With an established team and on-the-job mentoring, you will receive all the support required. Successful applicants will have the chance to work with young people experiencing mental illness within a sub-acute residential setting, working in close partnership with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Team.
THE PROGRAM-YOUR TEAM
CatholicCare and ACT Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), work in partnership to operate STEPS. The STEPS Program provides 24 hour residential support to young people aged 13 to 18 years who have moderate to severe mental illness. The program is a step up/step down model working within a case management framework to assist young people to identify recovery goals and work towards these with their CAMHS clinician and their other supports, including family. The program services young people from across the whole of the ACT.
POSITION PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION
As a mental health service assistant, you will:
You will be working with young people in mental distress. This position requires effective time management and administration skills as well as the ability to work effectively within a specialist youth mental health team. Successful applicants must have a strong belief that all people can achieve outcomes, are values driven and contribute to their community.
CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence. WHAT WE OFFER
Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers, helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply you must provide:
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
Please download the selection criteria:2022 Mental Health Services Assistant PD
Please send your applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: COB Wednesday 25th May 2022