FaPMI Coordinator

Job posted: 17/03/2020
Applications close: 31/03/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 21068

Reference: 21068

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

FaPMI (Family with a Parent with Mental Illness) Co-Ordinator

Dual Diagnosis and Service Development | Ringwood East

  • SW3, RPN4, P3, OT3

  • Part time - 0.6 EFT

  • Ongoing role

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Eastern Health Adult Mental Health Program is looking for the right person to join the service as a FaPMI Co-ordinator to promote the mental health, well-being and recovery of families where a parent has a mental illness. Based in Ringwood, you will have a significant role to play in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders in the eastern metropolitan region who work with children, youth and families and in contributing to the professional development needs of the mental health, alcohol and other drugs and family service providers.

About you 

The successful applicant will have significant expertise in clinical service delivery in mental health as a mental health clinician and experience in, and knowledge of, the adult, child and adolescent mental health field and associated health and welfare services. You will also have experience of working within a recovery oriented framework and in the provision of workforce development and quality improvement activities.

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Qualification and registration within the relevant professional discipline under the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • Hold a Masters or Doctoral coursework qualification in Clinical Psychology that has been approved by the Psychology Board of Australia

  • Full registration or eligibility for full registration as a Psychologist by the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA).

  • Registration endorsement in the Approved Area of Practice of Clinical Psychology or eligibility for this endorsement.

  • PBA Approved Supervisor status for higher degree placements and registrar programs.  

  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia, Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency.

  • Holds a degree qualification in Social Work that has been approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers for membership as a social worker. Maintains compliance with the AASW Continuing Professional Development Policy in order to meet the Eastern Health Allied Health credentialing standard.

  • Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board as a Division 1 nurse and completion of post graduate diploma in mental  health nursing

Experience and skills

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in mental health (and/or drug and alcohol) settings

  • Occupational Therapy and Social Work a minimum 4 years with a preference for at least 5 years post graduate experience in a clinical mental health and/or substance abuse setting.

  • Psychology a minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a fully registered psychologist.

  • Clinical interest and demonstrated experience in working with adults who are parents who have experienced mental illness, and their families

  • Highly developed ability to provide professional leadership and engage in strategic planning for issues relating to families, children and carers

  • Experience in, and knowledge of, the adult, child and adolescent mental health field and associated health and welfare services,  including understanding of the developmental needs of children 0-18 years

  • Demonstrated understanding of capacity building and understanding of system change and implementation.

  • Experience in policy/procedure development

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

FaPMI Coordinator

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GAVIN FOSTER - (03) 9843 5864

FaPMI Coordinator