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Mental Health Support Workers

Mental Health Support Workers Arafmi Ltd is a community organisation providing support for families, carers and people with mental health needs or psychosocial disability for more than 40 years. Due to increased demand, we have a number of exciting opportunities available for experienced Mental Health Support Workers, passionate about making a difference to the lives of these people and their families, within our Supported Independent Living, Short Term Accommodation and Community Access programs in all of our locations across the Greater Brisbane region. About the role Working as part of a supportive, passionate and person-centred team, you will be responsible for: providing quality practical and emotional support to our clients to enable them to meet their personal life goals and objectives, as outlined within their NDIS plan; Assisting clients to develop and/or expand their social relationships and networks in the local community; Providing assistance with activities of daily living, including household cleaning and meal preparation; Implementing and facilitating planned activities which promote independence; Maintaining client files and database as per the procedures; Actively participate in all staff meetings, training and Arafmi development activities. You will also have the opportunity to utilise your knowledge and skills in working with indigenous clients, vision

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Queensland Healths New Plan for Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs

Carer Consultation – Queensland Health’s New Plan for Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs

Queensland Health via the Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch (MHAODB) is seeking feedback from carers to inform the development of a new plan for future state funded mental health, alcohol and drug services.  As part of the planning process, carers who have experience of the Queensland mental health system are being consulted. Queensland Health’s MHAODB have engaged Arafmi to hear your views and collate responses and feedback.   At the close of the consultation, Arafmi will prepare a report based on your responses and feedback. This will include identified issues, barriers and strategies for Queensland Health to consider in future planning.  Below are the necessary links to RSVP for your preferred method of participation: Online workshop 1 (Zoom): When: 12:30pm – 2:30pm, Friday, 6 AugustRSVP: Sorry, workshop 1 is FULL. Another workshop has been added below. Online workshop 2 (Zoom):When: 10am – 11:30am, Thursday, 5 August,RSVP: Register via Zoom here Online survey: Take the survey here Survey closes: 5pm  Fri 6/8/21 Face-to-face workshop:When: 11:30am – 2:00pm, Friday, 30 July,Where: Common Ground Queensland, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane,RSVP: Sorry, this workshop in now FULL. Please note that those taking part in the face-to-face workshop, the online workshop or the one-on-one consultation will be reimbursed for their time. In recognition of your time and contribution, remuneration will be $40/hr in the form of gift cards.   If

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