CaLD Engagement Officer
Location: Primary office based in Perth, outreach role
Employment type: Permanent
Employment Category: Part or Full-time (32 – 38 hours per week)
HelpingMinds is a highly regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers 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.
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 CaLD Engagement Officer will be responsible for engaging and building relationships within the community, ensuring increased Culturally and Linguistically Diverse engagement with HelpingMinds services.
- Engaging with the community with regular outreach work
- Manage a case load, providing support services to children at risk and carers of people with mental illness
- Develop and Facilitate culturally appropriate activities and workshops based on community needs with the plan to build a strong and resilient community
- Establish, foster and maintain close working links with relevant service providers specific to CaLD communities
Here’s a copy of the Position Description
This is an opportunity for a client focussed CaLD Engagement Officer with a genuine interest in working collaboratively to ensure effective team goals and client outcomes are met. We are looking for someone who has the ability to work autonomously with a demonstrated ability to consult, liaise and maintain close working relationships with other service providers.
- Relevant qualification in the area of Health, Community Services or Mental Health
- National Police Clearance (valid within 6 months), Working With Children Check, Current Drivers License, Current First Aid Certificate
- Compliant with relevant Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
In line with HelpingMinds policy, WA Government Health Directions and Public Health Orders, the successful candidate will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and as such will need to provide evidence of their COVID-19 Vaccination status prior to commencement.
Preferred experience and skills:
- Strong experience engaging and working with young people and families;
- Demonstrated experience working with CaLD Clients and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
What we offer:
In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.
- Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum
- Flexible, family friendly working conditions
- ICT Equipment: Surface Pro laptop, mobile phone
- Four weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
- Two additional wellness days per year to support your own mental health
How to Apply:
To apply for this position and take the next steps towards a rewarding career with HelpingMinds, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org [link removed]
For more information, contact the Recruitment team on 08 9427 7100
Please note: given the high volume of candidate applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Trading as HelpingMinds Limited
HelpingMinds 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.