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Reference Number 11607
Position Title Wellbeing Consultant
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department headspace Capalaba
Location Headspace Capalaba
Classification SCS Social Community, Home Care and Disability - SCS Level 4
Hours 76
Position Summary

Wellbeing Consultant

 

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 & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

 

This position works as part of the headspace Capalaba team and is responsible for Connecting with young people, families/carers and community services through a flexible approach. The purpose of the Wellbeing Consultant role is to engage with young people holistically and provide direct support to link with clinical and other services. The role will provide a welcoming introduction to headspace, provide warm referrals and active follow up. The Wellbeing Consultant role will also be responsible for linking young people to low intensity psychological supports.

This is a permanent full time role working 76 hours per fortnight.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

1. Align one’s workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland’s Vision, Mission and Values.

2. Actively welcome and orient young people to the service i.e. discuss the services offered, explain client rights and connect them to the intake and assessment function.

3. Provide outreach and flexibly meet young people in a safe and welcoming space as stated by the young person and holistically assess their needs to link with clinical and other services.

4. Provide supported onward referrals across all service types to assist young people with transitions between supports.

5. Develop and maintain networks to benefit young people and families of the program.

6. Work collaboratively with the Clinical Lead and other staff to develop curriculum for regular peer-led moderated group interventions, focus on peer support, socialisation, coaching and goal setting. Provide psychoeducation in a safe, friendly and moderated setting.

7. Adhere to headspace Integrity Framework and other significant organisational quality procedures.

8. Professionally document work to coordinate with key team members care planning and supports for young people.

9. Build relationships with priority communities - LGBTIQ+, Indigenous and CALD communities.

 

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. 

 

For more information, please contact Erina Tipoki at etipoki@wmq.org.au or via phone on 1300 851 274

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  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 potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Erina Tipoki
Contact Number
Contact Email etipoki@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 20/09/2019
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.