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Reference Number 37692
Position Title Clinician
Location Broadmeadows Continuing Care Team
Award Psychologists [41]
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North West Area Mental Health Service – Melbourne, Victoria

Allied Health 2 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse 3

 

We are a close, supportive and dynamic multidisciplinary team who consistently goes the extra mile to make a positive difference to the lives of the people we work with.  We work hard with an often challenging group of people and are bolstered by the collective wisdom, compassion and dedication of our team.   We invest in each other, our own skills and have access to a great professional development program.  We are always evolving and welcome like people to be part of ‘work home and work family’.  We are Hume Community Team – Wellness and Recovery.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a unique team working across the whole of life and whole of continuum of care - an innovative service constantly striving to improve.  This is for an experienced clinician who thinks outside the square and brings their compassion into every interaction. The person we seek believes Wellness and Recovery is possible for every person.

 

This is full time ongoing position, 80 hours per fortnight, with an ADO based at Broadmeadows and Craigieburn with occasional travel to Coburg to take up discipline responsibilities.

 

  • “You are a clinician who thinks outside the square and wants to stretch to embrace all the possibilities that individual recovery means for the people you are working with inclusive of their families, friends and community.” 
  • “You will be energised by our team dynamic to stretch outside your comfort zone.”
  • “You will be acknowledged for your contributions and we will celebrate these with you.”

 

Your typical day will include:

  • Checking in with team members
  • Reviewing screening registers for your consumer group and checking phone messages
  • Reviewing the files for the appointments you have during the day and liaising with medical staff as needed
  • Seeing consumers and their families and discussing their progress towards their goals, undertaking some stress management with them, providing some tailored psychoeducation, problemsolving and supporting them to contact services/businesses to get their needs met
  • Communicating outcomes to the team

About You:

  • You enjoy being autonomous
  • You love seeing people growth no matter how small the change
  • You like preventing crises
  • You are not limited by the dominant paradigm
  • You are an outstanding communicator

Your Experience

  • You are an compassionate communicator
  • You have close to or more than 2 years post graduate experience
  • You have interested in preserving the good mental health of people regardless of their starting

Benefits:

  • Recognition of you as both a professional and a whole person
  • Acknowledgement and celebration of your skills and your growth
  • Continuing investment in professional development
  • Opportunities to contribute to the evidence based through research and quality improvement initiatives

Interested?

 

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

We are a diverse workforce that is reflective of the community we care for.  We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people who identify as LGBTI.

 

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

 

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

 

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 prior to commencement.

Contact Person Deb Carrin
Contact Number 0407870431
Closing Date 25/10/2017
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