The role

See more about the role below, including the responsibilities and skills we are looking for.



Senior Mental Health and Wellbeing Coach

Reservoir, Australia

Reference: 6591065

  • Full-time, ongoing role
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous salary packaging options to reduce your cohealth taxable income

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

This position sits within the Mental Health Pathways Cluster and has a leadership role within the Youth Residential Recovery Program (YRR). The Senior Mental Health and Wellbeing Coach will have a small caseload and will maintain positive working alliances with the Program Facilitator, Practice Excellence Coach, and other Senior Workers to provide support to staff through coaching and role modelling.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Provide recovery-oriented services to young people utilising recovery and coaching principles
  • Provide support to young people with regards to enhancing skill development in the residential environment
  • Provide onsite leadership, secondary consult, expert advice, and practice support to staff across the program

What cohealth offers:

  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Salary packaging to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation) alongside generous reward programs from our salary packaging providers. Find out more on salary packaging here: https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Jobs-and-employment-types/Working-as-an-employee/Salary-sacrificing-for-employees/
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)

Our ideal candidate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or significant relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in working with young people who may have a range of complex needs
  • Demonstrated experience in and/or understanding of residential service provision in health or community services, particularly mental health and/or experience in site management

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). Additionally, some roles will also require current AHPRA registration and/or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

Roles that are determined to be Risk Category A or B [staff that have direct and/or indirect contact with body substances and are at higher risk of occupational exposure to infections] will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza prior to commencement [A] or within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume, Cover Letter and to address the Key Selection Criteria. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. This campaign will close on the mentioned date at 10.00 PM. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Olivia Bec Olivia.Bec@cohealth.org.au


Applications Close: 23 May 2024