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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.

Team Leader


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

Team Leader - Programs

1.0 FTE position Fixed Contract to 30 June 2017

SACS Level 6 with generous salary packaging

Based at MIFSA 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 Team Leader - Programs who will hold an integral leadership position, and work closely with other Program team members to enhance the provision of quality services and contribute to organisational improvements. The Team Leader will oversee operation and program delivery across a range of MIFSA sites and service locations.

The successful applicants will have:

  • A tertiary qualification relevant to the health or mental health area or extensive work experience in community mental health services
  • Demonstrated ability to support a team to meet program and service outcomes
  • Strong ability to develop beneficial agency partnerships, networks and effective working relationships
  • 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

For more details or enquiries, please contact Rima Chahoud at (08) 8378 4100 or rima@mifsa.org

To be considered for the role, please address the following 3 questions in a maximum of 1 page, together with a cover letter and your resume:

  1. In terms of the work with people who access MIFSA’s services, what are the most important principles that guide your practice, and how have you demonstrated those in a workplace?
  2. This role requires supervision, support, and guidance of staff who work with people who have mental health challenges. Please provide an example of supporting a staff member where a change in direction was required. How did you approach the situation? What did you do and say?
  3. The role of Team Leader – Programs involves leadership of staff and services within a changing environment (e.g. NDIS, Fee for Service) requiring MIFSA to be responsive, dynamic and agile. Please describe your leadership learning, challenges and experience that are relevant to this situation.

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@mifsa.org by 9am Monday 27th February 2017

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

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 by 9am Monday, 27th February 2017

Community Workers x 3

 

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

Community Worker

1.0 FTE Fixed Contract to 30 June 2017 with a likelihood of an extension

SACS Level 3 or 4 with generous salary packaging available

3 positions available Central and Southern Metropolitan

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 Programs are developed with input from participants to ensure responsive, effective services which build on strengths, increase resilience and improve mental health.  

Services include individual support, carer programs, therapeutic groups, social and recreational activities, together with information, education, advice and referral. The Community Worker may conduct assessments, coordinate or perform one or more of these services.  

The successful applicants will have:

  • Extensive work experience in community and/or a tertiary qualification, certificate or diploma relevant to the health or mental health area
  • Demonstrated ability to apply rehabilitation and recovery principles and culturally competent practices to facilitate the recovery journey for program participants
  • Demonstrated capacity to relate to and create positive connections with people across age groups, backgrounds and interests
  • 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

 Enquiries to jessamin@mifsa.org

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. What are your core practice values and how are they shown in your work? 
  1. How do you approach collaboration with others, and how do you work through challenges when they arise? 
  1. MIFSA staff are required to create positive connections with people across a broad range of age groups, backgrounds and interests. Please give examples of this from your previous work experience. 

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 by 9am Monday, 27th of February 2017

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

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 by 9am Monday, 27th February 2017

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

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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