Casual positions available offering flexibility to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and sleepovers
Rewarding shift work rates apply
Opportunity to work in partnership with CAMHS services to support vulnerable young people in the ACT
Fun, innovative team environment 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. We are currently seeking Mental Health Service Assistant to join our STEPS Program in Canberra.
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 large team. Successful applicants must have a strong belief that all people can achieve outcomes, are values driven and contribute to their community.
CatholicCare is a large welfare agency 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.
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:: 2020 Mental Health Services Assistant PD
Please send your applications to: Leanne Luff – Administrative Assistant Leanne.Luff@catholiccare.cg.org.au
Closing Date: COB Friday the 4th September
*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.