Carer Support Planner

  • Part Time

Website HelpingMinds

About this Job

    • Remuneration:$38.12 to $38.59 per hour + 12% superannuation + salary packaging + remote allowances
    • Location: Broome Office, with outreach throughout Broome
    • Employment Type: Permanent full-time (Monday to Friday, with one evening shift per week).

 

HelpingMinds

HelpingMinds® is a highly-regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 45 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults and families affected by mental illness every year.

 

The Position

The Carer Support Planner provides carer focused services and consults with carers to identify their goals and ensure an appropriate support plan is prepared, implemented, and evaluated.

 

Responsibilities of the role include (not limited to):

  • Contribute to the intake, planning, and support function of carers
  • Develop partnerships with local agencies to establish ongoing promotional activity and warm referral processes for carers interacting with those organisations
  • Deliver a Carer focused service which consults with carers and involves carers in service planning, delivery and evaluation to assist in continuous improvement
  • Establishing local carer peer support groups, including training volunteers

 

For more information including the job description, please head to our website: https://helpingminds.org.au/project/carer-support-planner/

 

About You

This position undertakes a combination of duties including administration, budgeting, contractor engagement and some scheduling; so being adaptive to change and being flexible in how work is undertaken, and excellent communication skills are a prerequisite. You will need to have the flexibility to work one evening shift per week (11:30am to 7:36pm), and be comfortable working autonomously.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • National Police Clearance (valid within 6 months), Proof of Australian Working Rights, Working With Children Check, Current Drivers License and First Aid Certificate
  • Although not an essential requirement, a relevant qualification will be highly regarded. With candidates possibly having an educational background in social work, counselling, community or healthcare services.

 

Culture Statement

We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion, and your drive. Our people focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.

 

The Perks

  • Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum
  • Additional regional and remote allowances
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year (pro rata), increasing to 6 weeks (pro rata) once reaching 3 years of continuous service
  • 2 wellness days per year, increasing to 3 days once reaching 3 years of continuous service
  • Generous superannuation; 12%, increasing to 13% once reaching 1 year of continuous service
  • Professional development and support around additional training
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

 

Apply Now

To apply for this position and take the next steps towards a rewarding career with HelpingMinds, please submit a resume and cover letter. For more information, contact the Recruitment team on 08 9427 7100 or email recruitment@helpingminds.org.au

 

HelpingMinds Limited is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQIA , people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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