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Reference Number 60765
Position Title Senior Mental Health Clinician
Location Inner West Area Mental Health Service - RMH
Award Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Senior Mental Health Clinician

 Travancore Prevention & Recovery Care (PARC)

  • Permanent Part Time position - Rotating roster – Day shift Monday to Sunday
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.  
  • Improve health outcomes in our community

The Inner West Area Mental Health Service - Travancore PARC is a 7 day a week/ 24 hour a day service committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence-based (EB) treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills. Work with a diverse group of multi-disciplinary clinicians, together with our Wellways partner in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Recovery-Oriented philosophies of our consumers.

 

Your new role:

  • Provide clinical leadership to the program and assist in assessment and treatment of PARC residents
  • Liaise with relevant case managers and programs associated with the residents and to assist the manager for PARC in the development of recovery focussed services as part of an integrated service delivery system, which meets the needs of consumers
  • Monitor clinical standards of care and provide support and training to the Wellways staff
  • Instil the principles of the Recovery-Oriented practice into your practice, to improve their own personal recovery journey

About you:

  • A minimum of 7 years post-qualifying experience in a mental health setting or other related field.
  • Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • A demonstrated ability to provide advanced clinical interventions 
  • Ability to identify and support quality improvement projects to improve service delivery.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Our service strives to create the best possible learning opportunities available to complement and support both emerging and existing expertise.

 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID19 prior to commencement.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply.

 

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

 

Selection Criteria Desirable: Psychologists: Registration as a Psychologist under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with practice endorsement as a Clinical, Forensic or Clin Neuro Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. Approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia
Desirable: Social Worker: An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Desirable: A minimum of 7 years post-qualifying experience in a mental health setting or other related field.
Desirable: Demonstrated extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
Desirable: A demonstrated ability to provide advanced clinical interventions including individual, family, group work and community liaison to consumers with complex mental health and psychosocial problems, their families and carers, incorporating a broad range of theoretical knowledge and perspectives.
Desirable: Understanding of Legislation pertinent to the provision of mental health services and in particular the Mental Health Act 2014 and of policies and strategic directions of Public Mental Health Services
Contact Person Julie Windred
Contact Number 0417341293
Closing Date 14/12/2021
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