Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator (As per award)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1515145

Reference: VG/1515145

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced practitioners for a Part time position – 0.5 EFT within our Mental Health Services Division as a shared Co-ordinator of our Families & Parents with a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Program

As part of the Service Development & Support Unit, the FaPMI Coordinator role is essentially one of service development and capacity building. This position will adopt a comprehensive approach to promote the mental health and well-being of families where a parent has a mental illness. The FaPMI Coordinator will have a significant role in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region who work with children, youth and families and in contributing to the professional development needs of these service providers.  The FaPMi co-ordinator will also provide a range of consultations, both primary and secondary, to support practitioners who are working with parents who have experienced a mental illness.  The FaPMI co-ordinator will work in line with the Strategic directions identified for all FaPMI co-ordinators through the Bouverie Centre.

What you bring

As a health professional (Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker) you will hold the relevant qualifications and registrations and have considerable experience in mental health, particularly working with families and young people aged 0-18 years. Knowledge of relevant research and evidence based interventions to support families, an ability to design and deliver professional development trainings, to work in a multi-disciplinary team, and excellent communication skills are essential. You will also have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation & statutory responsibilities related to mental health, children, young people & families.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Radley (Senior Mental Health Nurse) on (03) 5564 6003.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020, with the appropriate classification for a Social Worker Grade 3, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4, Psychologist Grade 3 or Occupational Therapist Grade 3.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record
  • Working with Children's Check
  • current Immunisation status
  • Victorian drivers Licence

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 7 March 2021

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please contact People and Culture on 03 55644155.

Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator  (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Jodi Radley | (03) 5564 6003

Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator  (As per award)