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Program Leader

Advertiser: Richmond Fellowship Tasmania4 out of 54.0 overall rating (1 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
19 Jun 2020
Location
Hobart
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Program Leader

  • Coordinate and work with appointed Exercise Physiologists to prepare for and assist facilitate group exercise programs.
  • Our vision is to ‘inspire a healthy community, where people are leaders in their own lives’.
  • Our mission is to 'deliver excellence through person centered, recovery and wellbeing services'.

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.

Position Overview

The Up and About Program (funded through a Move it Aus participation grant from Sport Australia) is supporting mental health service consumers across Tasmania to get active and improve their health outcomes. The program delivers regular face to face and virtual Exercise Physiology group sessions across Tasmania.  The program has been adapted for individuals and benefits include reduction of sedentary behaviours, prevention of non-communicable diseases and improved social and mental health outcomes.

 

This role will lead the Up and About Program to deliver contractual obligations and program operations, including overseeing the running of the group exercise sessions, supporting or directly managing participant intake and exit processes, stakeholder engagement and providing health coaching to participants.

Accountability

This position will support the strategic, operational and cultural direction of Richmond Fellowship Tasmania, responsible for ensuring that there is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and service quality. Richmond Fellowship Tasmania prides itself on participants being at the center of all we do.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • Diploma in mental health or associated discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience working in Mental Health and/or supporting positive mental health programs
  • Experience leading a team to deliver service outcomes
  • Strong communication skills, be able to develop rapport quickly
  • Experience delivering contractual requirement, including report writing

 

Desirable

  • Tertiary qualification in associated discipline
  • A strong understanding of motivational interviewing and be confident in using technology.
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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.

Position Overview

The Up and About Program (funded through a Move it Aus participation grant from Sport Australia) is supporting mental health service consumers across Tasmania to get active and improve their health outcomes. The program delivers regular face to face and virtual Exercise Physiology group sessions across Tasmania.  The program has been adapted for individuals and benefits include reduction of sedentary behaviours, prevention of non-communicable diseases and improved social and mental health outcomes.

 

This role will lead the Up and About Program to deliver contractual obligations and program operations, including overseeing the running of the group exercise sessions, supporting or directly managing participant intake and exit processes, stakeholder engagement and providing health coaching to participants.

Accountability

This position will support the strategic, operational and cultural direction of Richmond Fellowship Tasmania, responsible for ensuring that there is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and service quality. Richmond Fellowship Tasmania prides itself on participants being at the center of all we do.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • Diploma in mental health or associated discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience working in Mental Health and/or supporting positive mental health programs
  • Experience leading a team to deliver service outcomes
  • Strong communication skills, be able to develop rapport quickly
  • Experience delivering contractual requirement, including report writing

 

Desirable

  • Tertiary qualification in associated discipline
  • A strong understanding of motivational interviewing and be confident in using technology.

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