“We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.”
About the Role
- Full time, Permanent
- Classification: Nurses Award 2020 Level 2 $93,168 – $97,891 or Health Professional & Support Services Award 2020 Level 2 $88,406 – $98,899 per annum + Superannuation
- Salary Packaging 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
- Location: Darwin, N.T
- Generous above award pay and entitlements (see details below)
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 Clinical Coordinator, you will have a background in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing or Psychology.
As a Mental Health Clinical Support Coordinator, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team who deliver high- quality mental health intake, assessment, triage, and referral services for individuals in the community who experience mental health issues and are seeking support. The team will provide clinical mental health assessments and facilitate access and connection to appropriate clinical and community services. A priority of the role is to connect people seamlessly to the most appropriate local service to meet their identified needs.
The Mental Health Clinical Coordinators will work as part of a collaborative team approach, supported by regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and access comprehensive training and supervision.
What will Neami offer in return?
- Generous leave entitlements including 13 weeks paid parental leave, 4 weeks paid partner leave, 2 days wellness leave, 2 days additional carers leave, and 3 days compassionate 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?
- The Mental Health Clinical Support Coordinator will be either a Registered Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency essential, or a Social Worker with Australian Association of Social Worker (AASW) membership, or evidence that they are eligible to have membership with the AASW.
- Demonstrated experience in the provision of mental health assessment and supporting consumers with presenting mental health concerns.
- Experience working with client information systems, maintaining accurate documentation and data collection
- Demonstrates integrity and credibility, and fosters open honest communication
- Demonstrates commitment to the organisation and its values
- Adapts to the team and contributes to a positive team dynamic
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
- A valid Working with Children Check
- A valid Australian Driver’s License
- You must maintain a right to work in Australia, in the position and location of employment during your employment with Neami.
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:
Applications Close: 28 September 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.