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within Australia delivers psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery oriented programs, respite, support facilitation (care co-ordination) through the Partners in Recovery program, online training and Individualised Client Support Packages. 

Our programs and services support individuals to self-manage, live well with their symptoms and are founded on the principle that living with a mental illness should not preclude a person from leading a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Established in 1992, we have service outlets located across Gippsland in Bairnsdale, Sale, Leongatha and Orbost. By working in collaboration with other community based organisations and health services,  we ensure our programs and services are accessible to remote rural and other hard to reach groups and communities.

As a leader in the delivery of rural and regional based services we are committed to delivering the most up to date recovery oriented, evidence based, research validated models of service and care available.

within Australia has a learning organisation culture and values the contribution our staff make to our organisation. Our staff’s dedication and skill ensure that we deliver the highest quality services to the people we work with.

within Australia is an equal opportunity employer.

Unless otherwise specified in the relevant Position Descriptions you will require:

  1. a genuine respect and commitment to improving the quality of life of people with mental health issues

  2. a tertiary qualification (minimum certificate IV) in a health related field e.g.  Alcohol & Drugs, Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing – enrolled (this may not be a pre-requisite for all roles please see the relevant Position Description for individual position requirements)

  3. a strong commitment to a client centred approach based on respect, honesty,  integrity, hopefulness, transparency and collaboration

  4. an understanding of mental health issues and experience working with people with severe mental illness and complex needs with a recovery focus

  5. knowledge of available support services and systems

  6. excellent communication and negotiation skills

  7. a full Driver’s license, current ‘Working with Children’ check and current criminal record check.


Current Opportunities: 

Support Facilitator- Wellington

The primary purpose of the Support Facilitator is to assist clients with a severe and persistent mental illness to access the range of service, to assist them manage their condition and address their health and well-being needs. The position does not provide clinical service or intervention. It supports:

  • the client to navigate the service system, and access appropriate services at the right time and in the right place
  • services providers to work together to coordinate care

As within Australia begins to transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the Wellington area, Support Facilitators will play a key role in helping our clients understand and transition in to the scheme.

For the full position description, please click here.

An application addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria plus a current Resume detailing the names and contact details of two professional referees (supervisor/manager in a current and immediate past position) should be received by 5pm Friday, 20 June, 2018, addressed to

Kirstie Pearce
Corporate Services Manager
P.O. Box 635,
BAIRNSDALE VIC 3875

or emailed to kirstie.pearce@withinaustralia.org.au

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