Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania Inc Team Leader - Mental Health Job Vacancy in Australia

  • Challenging and diverse role
  • Provide leadership for a consumer centered service
  • Glenorchy location

Who is RFT?
We are people helping people towards their destination wellbeing.
RFT are a globally affiliated, not for profit organisation providing residential and allied support services across Tasmania for people with severe and recurrent mental illness.

We believe in an holistic approach to mental health recovery through programs that promote physical health, self-care, living skills, relationships, and social networks.

About the Job
This is a unique chance to work with an organisation committed to keeping the consumer (client participation) at the centre of all we do.

As a Team Leader, you'll be responsible for providing leadership for a customer-centred service.

This includes:
  • Managing the delivery of the Care Coordination Pathway for consumers
  • Overseeing orientations and consumer support
  • Monitoring of consumer progress
  • Crisis intervention and the review of incidents
  • Recruiting, rostering, supervising staff
  • Develop, organise and run events, programs and activities that enhance consumer outcomes.

What makes you perfect for this role?
This role assists RFT to deliver consumer-focused services. It requires someone with enthusiasm, empathy, patience and resilience.

Successful applicants will have (selection criteria);
  • 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-centred delivery in the mental health sector
  • Previous experience managing a small program or leading a small team.
  • Ability to use IT for work related activities – internet, email, Office and case management software.
  • Effective verbal communication skills and the ability to write accurate and professional communications.

This work invites meaningful reflection; fun and non-judgemental engagement; and ambition and courage tempered with a sense of humour.  Not surprisingly, diversity will need to be embraced and celebrated as we live out the reality of being people helping people

If this sounds like you apply online now!
Applications must include a copy of your resume, cover letter and responses to the selection criteria. 

For more information contact Mandy on 03 6228 3344 or email
Applications Close 24 October 2016

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