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Reference Number 12069
Position Title Support Facilitator (WBSS)
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Department LOTUS
Location Robina
Classification SCS Social Community, Home Care and Disability - SCS Level 4
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Support Facilitator - The Way Back Support Service Gold Coast
Fixed Term Full Time (ending June 30 2022)

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.


The Support Facilitator - The Way Back Support Service Gold Coast will be required to provide holistic non-clinical, follow-up care, practical support & assertive outreach to people directly after a suicide attempt or at high risk of suicide.


Key Responsibilities Include (essential):

  1. Tertiary qualifications in community, social welfare, health or a related discipline
  2. Experience working within a recovery orientated service framework for mental health and/or suicide prevention
  3. Passionate about making a positive change in the lives of people managing suicidality
  4. Understanding of the principles of recovery in the mental health setting.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of the complex issues associated with those experiencing suicidality
  6. Demonstrated experience working with people with complex support needs across the phases of service delivery including assessment, recovery-oriented practice, community engagement and evaluation of services delivered.
  7. Capacity to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment including being accountable for the effective delivery of client services.
  8. Sound communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to engage, negotiate, advocate, collaborate and undertake joint innovative problem solving.
  9. Demonstrated effective PC skills including MS Office and related applications packages (including reporting).


How to Apply:
Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date.


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

  • Working alongside people who love what they do
  • Salary Packaging
  • Product Discounts
  • Travel Discounts
  • Access to discounted holiday units
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all’. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant. To view our Privacy Policy, please click here. Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Tertiary qualifications in community, social welfare, health or a related discipline.
Essential: Experience working within a recovery orientated service framework for mental health and/or suicide prevention
Essential: Passionate about making a positive change in the lives of people managing suicidality
Contact Person Kirstyn ROSS
Contact Number (07) 5569 1850
Contact Email kross@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 25/09/2020
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.