- Utilise your skills and experience to give back to the community
- Collaborative and supportive organisation
- Multiple opportunities across 2 locations and both full and part time
Are you passionate about and driven to support those living with mental health issues? Our client, NEAMI National, are one of the leading providers of support and care to people aged 16 to 65 living with mental health issues to enable them to achieve outcomes that they value. A values based, socially orientated organisation, they have a clear set of strategic directions to help them achieve this vision over the next 3-5 years. To support the development and implementations of these directions, they are entering a significant period of growth and as such are looking to recruit a number of people across multiples roles, levels and locations as well as a mix of full time and part time. These roles will be based at either our Latrobe or within the Whittlesea LGA locations. Please note these positions will be employed on a 7-day week rotating roster.
Specifically, they are seeking mental health clinicians to work at either of the 2 locations above.
As an Allied Health Professional, the Mental Health Clinician will draw on their discipline skills, engage with the consumers (consumers), other clinicians, the consumer’s treatment team, Neami Lived Experience staff and family/friends/carers to provide high quality assessments and interventions aimed at improving mental health outcomes for consumers accessing Neami Mental Health & Wellbeing Service. The Mental Health Clinician will have a strong emphasis on preparing the consumer to transition home. This work will focus on clinical assessment and collaborative care planning.
- 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 (or have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their second dose.)
- Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National.
- Formal tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy or Registered Mental Health Nurse
- Accredited registration with a professional governing body such as AHPRA, ACA, AASW
- Current Vic Working with Children Check
- Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
- Willingness to undergo a Disability Worker’s Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Check
Essential skills and attributes
- Proven experience at a clinical level within the area of mental health service delivery
- Demonstrated skill in the application of recovery-based approaches in a clinical setting
- Experience working as a member of a multi- disciplinary team with the ability to inspire and facilitate team commitment and cooperation
- Demonstrated experience in preparation of reports with recommendations
- Experience working across a range of Commonwealth and State funded mental health programs and ensuring program implementation in line with funding requirements and contracts
- Demonstrated ability to form and nurture partnerships with government and non-government mental health, emergency and community service providers
- All staff are required to adhere to Neami immunisation and vaccination policy directives to minimise the risk of vaccine preventable diseases to protect workers, other employees, consumers, and visitors
- Knowledge of local services particularly relevant to designated program area
- Knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act, policies and practices with the ability to assess and manage clinical, work health and safety, quality & organisational risk
- Knowledge of Equal Opportunities Legislation, policies and practices
- Knowledge of Professional Codes of Conduct and Ethics: aware of and practicing within relevant Federal and State Legislation and the relevant Professional Code of Practice, Conduct and Ethics
Why work with NEAMI?
Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives, such as:
- Being a part of a new and innovative way of supporting people in a Mental Health Crisis:
- Philosophy of Care – Focus on innovative and trauma informed service provision underpinned by a philosophy co-designed with people with a lived experience of mental health
- Calm and respectful environment
- Team approach – multi-disciplinary, inclusive of all voices (including the lived experience), learn from each other
- Internationally recognised model
- High profile service
- Ongoing comprehensive Learning and Development training
- A culture of people committed to changing the way people experience a mental health crisis are supported
- Development and career growth opportunities within Neami more broadly
- Diverse and inclusive organisation
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
How to express your interest:
If you are interested in the above positions and would like to know more, then please submit your application using the apply now button below by no later than 5pm Friday 29th July 2022. We will then be in touch to discuss your interest further.