Support Workers, FMHSS - Bundaberg & Wide Bay QLD

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Last updated: 27/05/2024

About the Position

We are currently recruiting two Support Workers within our Family Mental Health Support Service. These are Part Time Fixed Term positions of 38 hours per fortnight, until 28 February 2025.

The Family Mental Health Support Service provide early intervention and support to assist children and young people with, or at risk of developing, mental health concerns. 

As a Support Worker, you will:

  • Meet with children and young people and their families for assessments and referrals
  • Provide continuity of care to the child or young person and support tangible improvements in their day-to-day life
  • Undertake case management with children and young people
  • Lead group activities with children and young people and provide one-on-one support 
  • Maintain case notes and data
  • Promote IMPACT's service and community and public awareness of mental health issues

To make a difference in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field, e.g. mental health, youth work, social work
  • Demonstrated experience working with young people who have mental health concerns
  • Relevant life experience and/or understanding of the issues facing people with a mental health concerns
  • Experience in conducting intakes and assessments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to engage in community networking opportunities

Our offer to you

Joining our team means more than just employment. At IMPACT Community Services, we're committed to supporting our staff as much as they support our community. Here’s what we offer to ensure you feel valued:

  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year so you pay less tax and increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Workplace Chaplain + Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development by participating in internal and external training
  • Reimbursement of Working With Children and NDIS screening cards

How to apply

To apply for the position of Support Worker with the Family Mental Health Support Service, please visit Seek and submit your application along with your resume and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role. Ensure you meet all the licensing and administrative requirements as outlined in the position description. We look forward to receiving your application and possibly welcoming you to our team!

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