“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society”
About the Role
- Full Time, Permanent Position
- Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010, Level 2 from $83,592 – $95,532 depending on skills and experience (Above award salary)
- Salary packaging entitlements that increases overall take home pay (up to $15,900 tax free plus meals and entertainment package of up to $2,650)
- Excellent training and career development opportunities within our existing training framework
- Based in Seven Hills
Head to Health pop-up clinics are designed to support Australians in lockdown. The clinics will offer COVID-safe face-to-face services, as well as video and phone supported mental health and assessment services, ensuring people can access the services on site or from their own homes if they’re unable to travel. The clinics will have multidisciplinary mental health teams providing accessible, free mental health services and support in the community.
- Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
- Engage consumers, using a strengths-based approach to complete a comprehensive mental health assessment.
- Provide evidence based and informed care from a holistic approach for short to medium term care
- Work within a holistic framework taking into account the needs of consumers, family, carers and other members of the community in order to ensure tangible outcomes
- Provide clinical assessments and brief interventions for adults accessing the Centre
- Work to the principles of the Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Declaration in the development and delivery of services to ensure culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
What will you bring to the role?
- A minimum 2 years supervised experience in the area of mental health
- A minimum 2 years relevant professional development and or supervision
- Experience in delivery cognitive behaviour therapy and other evidence-based interventions
- Demonstrated skills in the provision of high-quality bio-psychosocial assessments and interventions to resolve or ameliorate emotional distress of consumers.
- Ability and willingness to maintain documentation of clinical care
- Demonstrated ability to effectively perform in an environment of change, to be creative when problem solving and work to timelines.
- A high level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively within a multidisciplinary team, clients, their families, friends and carers.
- An understanding of trauma informed care.
- AHPRA or AASW Registration and maintenance of registration standards and continuing professional development (CPD)
- Relevant qualifications including education and training in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or Psychology
- Current Working with Children Check
- Police check
- Australian Working Rights
- Driver’s licence
- Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide evidence of this.
- Diverse and inclusive organisation
- Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
- Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
- Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
How to apply:
The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description.
If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:
James Huynh, Clinical Service Manager: 0499 298 911
Applications remain open until successful candidates are identified
We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.