…for a brighter future.
Take your skills from the books
to the community
HelpingMinds WA are offering internship positions and work placement opportunities to Curtin University students who are up for the challenge of supporting community members experiencing mental health challenges. These roles are your first step towards paid casual employment with HelpingMinds.
This opportunity will help you develop your practical skills and improve your future employability. It will also expand your qualifications as HelpingMinds are partnering with TrainSmart Australia to deliver a CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health for all successful candidates at a heavily discounted rate through the Western Australian Government’s subsidy program, Jobs and Skills WA and Lower Fees, Local Skills.
In addition to the HelpingMinds WA’s Expression of Interest criteria, you may be eligible for further subsidy through the Lower Fees, Local Skills subsidy if you are;
- Are a person, or the dependent of a person, holding a;
- pensioner concession card
- Health Care Card
- a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Are a person, or the dependent of a person, in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
- Are a person, or the dependent of a person, who are inmates of a custodial institution
If you meet HelpingMinds WA’s Expression of Interest Criteria, you will be eligible for the Jobs and Skills WA Government Subsidy through TrainSmart Australia
The CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health will help you learn whilst on the job. You won’t be constrained by assignment due dates or examinations. The flexible delivery will be self-paced, self-directed and will recognise the skills you currently possess and will develop in your role with HelpingMinds.
Are you passionate about learning and want to obtain a qualification in the field of mental health?
HelpingMinds are offering employment opportunities to Curtin University students who are willing to enrol in further education at a heavily discounted rate through the Lower Fees, Local Skills program through TrainSmart Australia. Students successful in achieving a CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health through this process, will have the opportunity to work with community members experiencing mental health challenges, as a paid team member of HelpingMinds.
To be eligible for these positions, you will need;
- To be currently studing a degree in Occupational Therapy / Social Work
- Be willing to obtain or currently hold a CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health or higher
- To be able to legally work or complete work placement within Australia
- To have completed at least 1 year in your degree in Occupational Therapy / Social Work
- To be able to obtain a National Police Clearance
The opportunities available are;
- Casual working positions
- Work placement
To lodge an Expression of Interest, simply fill out the short questionnaire at the bottom on this page.
If you are chosen as a short listed candidate, HelpingMinds WA will invite you to a group interview.