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Working at MIFSA

MIFSA employees work together to deliver on Our Mission, Our Vision and Our Values.

We welcome applications from people who:
• are willing to embrace our mission, vision and values
• have skills, experience (including lived experience) and enthusiasm for their role
• enjoy working with others to achieve results and outcomes
• can observe our policies and procedures at all times

As employment opportunities arise at MIFSA, they will be posted on this page.

If you are interested in working at MIFSA, please read the Information for Applicants carefully and submit your application.

All positions at MIFSA require a current SAPOL Police Check and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening.

Support Worker

MIFSA's mission is to increase opportunities to achieve
good mental health, to promote acceptance of mental

illness in the community and provide quality services for
people with mental illness, their family and friends

Support Worker 

Multiple casual positions available Metropolitan Adelaide

SACS Level 3 (Home Care classification)

MIFSA Programs deliver a range of recovery oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader general South Australian community.

MIFSA is keen to recruit Support Workers capable of providing individualised support to participants in the metropolitan Adelaide area. Shifts are across various times during the day and include weekends.    

Support Workers will build and maintain respectful and compassionate relationships with participants and follow set support plans. This will include working closely with participants to achieve goals including but not limited to attending appointments, transportation, and daily living support skills.

Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) and current tertiary students studying in the mental health area are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) and/or knowledge and skills gained through work experience commensurate with community mental health services
  • Sound knowledge and awareness of mental illness (psychosocial disability) and related comorbidities and the associated impact on individuals, carers and the community
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, email and the internet
  • Current SA Drivers License and willingness to use own vehicle
  • National Police clearance and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening

A Job Description and Information for Applicants document are available on our website www.mifsa.org

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with a cover letter and your resume:

  1.  Describe what skills you believe to be most important when delivering support to participants in the community
  2.  Describe how you work through challenges and how you feel this would impact support given to participants
  3.  Provide an example(s) of how you would create positive connections with participants across a broad range of age groups, backgrounds and interests

MIFSA is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@mifsa.org

Please click here to view the Job Description
Please click here to view the Information for Applicants


Support Facilitator - Partners in Recovery

 

MIFSA's mission is to increase opportunities to achieve
good mental health, to promote acceptance of mental

illness in the community and provide quality services for
people with mental illness, their family and friends

Support Facilitator – Partners In Recovery

1.0 FTE Fixed Contract to 30 June 2018 (0.9 will be considered)

SACS Level 5, Above Award with generous salary packaging available

Based at Wayville

MIFSA Programs deliver a range of recovery oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader general South Australian community.

MIFSA is seeking a Support Facilitator to work in a diverse and dynamic environment to facilitate services and support for individuals who are eligible for Partners In Recovery (PIR) services, while contributing towards achievement of MIFSA’s strategic goals.

The successful applicant will have a highly developed ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic environment, to work both autonomously and in small teams, and also meet the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the Selection Criteria, including:

  • Demonstrated professional and personal commitment to upholding and facilitating the rights of people living with complex mental health and other needs
  • Demonstrated skills in working with clients with complex needs, and capacity to see consumers at the core of their focus
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of different service providers to access services
  • Proven ability to analyse problems and formulate solutions in an innovative and holistic manner
  • National Police clearance and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening

Enquiries to jessamin@mifsa.org 

MIFSA is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged

The Job Description and Information for Applicants documents are available on our website www.mifsa.org

To be considered, please address each of the Selection Criteria within the Job Description (include with Cover Letter if applying via Seek).

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@mifsa.org by 9am Monday 3rd July 2017


Please click here to view the Job Description
Please click here to view the Information for Applicants 

 

Volunteering at MIFSA

Volunteering opportunities arise through the needs of MIFSA services for volunteer support as well as offers received from volunteers with skills which may be used to compliment various MIFSA services. Volunteering opportunities at MIFSA occur regularly within some services, including:

  • Wayville, Christies Beach, Mannum and Eyre Activity Programs
  • Fundraising support
  • MIFSA Board

Current Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteer Board Member

MIFSA is seeking a Board member, with a particular interest and experience in finance, strategic planning and corporate governance, who is available for immediate membership to MIFSA’s Finance Committee.
As a Board Member and Finance Committee Member, you will work alongside all MIFSA Board Members, the CEO and General Managers to ensure continual long-term financial sustainability and assist navigate the rapid changes under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The successful candidate must support MIFSA’s Vision, Mission and Values.
For more information please download the Job Description here

Herb, Produce and General Gardener

Under the general direction of the Activity Programs Coordinator the Herb & Produce Gardener will volunteer their time to plan, build and plant a sustainable kitchen garden. The Herb & Produce Gardener will grow and maintain herbs, vegetables and fruit for use within Parnangga's kitchen and cooking programs and general gardening as needed. Role Description here


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