Mental Health/AOD Clinician Neami National Limited


“We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.”

About the Role

  • x1 Full Time Maximum Term Contract
  • x1 Part Time (0.8 FTE) Permanent Position
  • Classification: Nurses Award 2020 Level 2 $93,168 – $97,891 per annum pro rata OR Health Professional & Support Services Award 2020 Level 2 $88,406 – $98,899 per annum pro rata + Superannuation
  • Salary Packaging arrangements providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Generous above award pay and entitlements (see details below)
  • Location: Geelong, VIC

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

We have been providing mental health support for over 30 years. We were founded on an alliance between professionals, individuals and their families. Collaborative recovery remains at the heart of who we are today.

About your new role

As a Mental Health/AOD Clinician, you will have a background in and be registered as an Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, or Psychologist including mental health accreditation with the relevant accreditation body in your field. If this accreditation has not yet been achieved, it is expected that this would be achieved within one year of working in the service.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary recovery-focused team providing high quality support to consumers of the Step Thru Care Service. You will work in close collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team inclusive of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, a specialist family clinician, a nurse practitioner, care coordinators, specialist LGBTQI+, AOD, and mental health peer support workers.

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Generous additional leave entitlements including 13 weeks paid parental leave, 4 weeks paid partner leave, 2 days wellness leave, 2 days additional carer leave and 3 days compassionate leave per occasion
  • Access to paid study leave and discipline specific paid external supervision
  • Professional development through regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development Programs to encourage learning and skill-building
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar – access a holistic health and wellness offering of supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
  • Work flexibility arrangements available for maintaining your work-life balance

What you will bring to the role?

  • Formal tertiary qualification in Nursing, Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Proven clinical experience to apply evidence-based interventions including understanding of theoretical concepts within mental health and AOD sciences and their application to mental health and AOD issues and problems.
  • 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/AOD programs and ensuring program implementation in line with funding requirements and contracts

What the role requires:

  • National Criminal History Check (Police check) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Current Working with Children Check required before commencement of work
  • Current Registration with your professional body e.g. AHPRA
  • Current Drivers licence
  • Australian Working Rights

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:

Sonia Panek – Clinical Service Manager, [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday 21 August 2023

Be Yourself – Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

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