FaPMI Coordinator

Job posted: 05/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 34568

Reference: 34568

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Coordinator, Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI)

RPN4, OT3, SW3, P3

Permanent, Full Time

The Austin Health Mental Health Division is seeking applications from highly experienced Senior Mental Health Clinicians for the above position.  The role coordinates service development within the North East catchment area to build capacity of the services to respond effectively to the families of the consumers.  This is done through workforce training and resource development, policy and procedure development, group development, implementation and evaluation, community education and strengthening partnerships between the sectors.

The position is full-time, Monday to Friday.

The objectives of this position are to:

  • Increase the capacity of the adult Area Mental Health Service (AMHS) to provide a family inclusive response to the partentng needs of consumers and the needs of the children

  • Increase the capacity of the adult AMHS network partners to recognise and respond appropriately to parental mental illness

  • Establish and strengthen service networks in partnership with consumers and carers to provide a coordinated and collaborative response to the needs of families where a parent has a mental illness.

The successful applicant will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team.  A demonstrated experience in, and knowledge of, the adult, child and youth mental health field and associated health and welfare services if vital.

Applicants will be Registered Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists or Social Workers who hold registration with relevant professional bodies with qualifications and experience in the Mental Health field.  A current driver's licence and Working With Children's check are also necessary.

Applicants should address the key selection criteria for the role and include letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of at least 3 professional referees.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

FaPMI Coordinator

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Hannah Bloom - (03) 9496 6464 - (__) ____ ____

FaPMI Coordinator