Hobart | Full Time
Richmond Fellowship Tasmania (RFT) is the largest community-based providers of community mental health services in Tasmania. Our vision is to ‘inspire a healthy community, where people are leaders in their own lives’ and our mission is to ‘deliver excellence through person centered, recovery and wellbeing services’. We strive to achieve this by promoting choice and control for all our consumers and NDIS participants and deliver services that help them achieve their goals.
The RFT Team Leader role is responsible for oversight of a distinct recovery program as funded by the Drug and Alcohol Directorate. This includes the leadership of a group of employees providing recovery support services, the assessment and acceptance of referrals from the MRP, overall program management, case note reviews and incident investigations. This role works collaboratively with the recovery manager to provide information back to the funder as well as fulfil service agreement directives.
This position will support the strategic, operational and cultural direction of RFT, responsible for ensuring that there is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and service quality. RFT prides itself on consumers being at the centre of all we do.
- Understanding of the mental health sector within Tasmania.
- Certificate IV in Mental Health, or equivalent qualifications and experience in mental health.
- Ability to apply the principles of recovery and client-centered delivery in the mental health sector.
- Previous experience managing a small program and/or leading a small team, or demonstrated ability to acquire the skills required.
- Ability to use IT for work-related activities, including using the internet, email, MS Office and case-management software.
- Effective verbal communication skills and the ability to write accurate and professional communications (emails, letters, reports).
- Driver’s license.
- Diploma level or higher qualification in management.
- Previous experience with, or capacity to acquire knowledge of, the role of peer workers in mental health.
- First Aid.
- Assist Clients with Medication.
- Infection Control and Prevention Training.
To apply please submit your application including your updated resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (maximum of 2 pages) by COB 03 October 2021, interviews might be conducted prior that date.
Please contact People & Culture for more details via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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