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At Hunter Primary Care we recognise you, we respect who you are and what your individuality, skills, experience and talents can bring to the team. It’s your journey, Grow with us!
ABOUT THE ROLE
The mental health clinical care coordinator provides recovery oriented care and care coordination services to people in the community with mental health difficulties who experience significant functional impairment due to complex psychosocial comorbidities and/or risk factors. This includes comprehensive assessments to identify care needs, undertaking evidence based interventions, providing clinical care coordination services within primary care and linking people with General Practice and community-based psychiatric care as required.
The role is offered on a part time or full time basis, based out of our Warabrook or Maitland offices.
- Link people into psychosocial support services, community supports and facilitate access to support for environmental stressors and lifestyle interventions as required.
- Provide clinical care coordination and recovery orientated mental health services, such as evidence informed treatment, therapies and psychosocial support aimed at achieving the best outcomes for people’s mental and physical health and wellbeing.
- Providing assistance with medication, including psychoeducation, monitoring and review of compliance with medication.
- Collaborative care planning, assisting in coordination and access to other health professionals such as GPs, psychiatry and allied health clinicians.
- Providing clinical assessment and care planning in collaboration with Peer Navigators as part of the Indigenous Mental Health Program.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Degree qualifications in a mental health profession
- AHPRA registration or accreditation with the relevant professional body.
- Min. 3 years’ clinical experience
- Demonstrated experience in delivery of community based mental health services including care coordination, crisis intervention and/or assertive community treatment
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
- Highly developed written and verbal communication skills including the ability to engage with a diverse range of people.
- Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously within a strong clinical governance framework.
- Skilled in the use of computers/clinical software including client management systems and Microsoft Office programs.
- Evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19
- Current NSW Working with Children Check clearance
- Recent or new (employer facilitated) Criminal History Check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
This position is an Allied Health Level 1/2 or Registered Nurse Level 1/2 position under the Hunter Primary Care Agreement 2021.
Hunter Primary Care offers you:
- Generous salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum
- Paid parental leave
- Professional development leave, study leave and supervision
- Paid mental health leave
- Employee Assistance Program
We listen. Care. Connect.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for this role will be reviewed as they are received; we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate is found.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Emily Pile on 02 4925 2259 or visit our website. To apply for this position, click on the Apply button and upload your resume and cover letter.
We encourage people with lived experience of diversity to apply, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.