Intake and Assessment Clinician – – 3 days per week – Penrith Uniting NSW & ACT

JOB DESCRIPTION

Youth Enhanced Support Service (YESS) of Uniting provides early intervention and wrap-around mental health services to young people with the aim of minimising the impact and distress caused by the experience of early onset severe or complex mental health conditions to young people and their families.  

  • Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker or Registered Nurse or OT
  • $70k – $78500 base FTE + Super + Generous salary packaging benefits 
  • Part time in Penrith – 3 days per week 

Role Overview:

The Intake and Assessment Clinician position provides intake, triage, assessment, collaborative care planning and clinical care coordination with the aim of improving an individual’s mental health. The clinician will also be responsible for working with external services in the South West Sydney region through liaison, collaboration and partnership to facilitate referral pathways. 

As the Intake & Assessment Clinician, your role will include but not limited to:

  • Work as a part of the multidisciplinary team focusing on intake, triage and assessment to ensure timely access for clients.
  • To participate in clinical review and supervision, ensuring service standards are met.
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with key partners to increase integration and collaboration between services

Position Criteria:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work with full registration with AHPRA or eligible for membership with the AASW.
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience of clinical practice field (excluding placements) within the mental health providing high quality triage, assessment and evidence based psychological interventions where required.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively plan and coordinate a comprehensive bio-psychosocial approach and interventions to meet the needs of clients.
  • Willingness to work independently or with professional supervision from more senior members of the profession or health team when performing novel, complex, or critical tasks
  • Ability and willingness to maintain documentation of clinical care and actively contribute to clinical review processes and planning for clients within a recovery framework.
  • Demonstrated a commitment or willingness to continue professional development, contribute to workplace education through clinical supervision, training and education through the provision of seminars, lectures or in-services.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Mental Health Act (2007) and other relevant legislation
  • Current NSW Driver’s License  

To Apply, click the Apply button & attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Position criteria.

Benefits & culture

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging entitlements
  • Ongoing training & development, including cultural awareness training
  • Career development opportunities

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Enquiries to Talent Acquisition Specialist Rose Rivera on 0438 206 164 or [email protected] .  Ref 499729

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Uniting NSW & ACT

Job Salary

Attractive salary + Salary packaging benefits

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