About the role
MHConnext Face to Face (Mental Health) Practitioners work alongside people with severe and complex mental illness to ensure a person-centered, recovery-oriented approach to care planning. This can include:
- Working with GPs and other health practitioners or mental health providers to support the delivery of a mental health care
- Providing a comprehensive Mental Health Assessment and treatment plan
- Making linkages to other low or no-cost service providers for care and support
- Liaising with other mental health services to support the person’s recovery and treatment
- Keeping GPs and other stakeholders informed of the status of care and any ongoing referrals to other services
- Providing assessments that include physical/neurological health comorbidities as well as drug and alcohol issues
- Communication of Pharmacotherapy and its management with stakeholders and consumer
We have two full time roles available.
- One role is permanent full-time.
- One role is full time and fixed term until 30th June 2024.
Both roles will target the South Metro region of Perth, however when required you will also travel across the North metro area.
You will possess the below key attributes:
- Mental Health Nurse qualification and AHPRA Registration.
- Demonstrated understanding of supporting individuals living with mental distress in the community.
- Proven assessment skills and ability to develop and review care plans, based on assessed need.
- Ability to work autonomously, and in partnership with General Practices is a requirement.
- Experience applying recovery principles when supporting consumers.
- Ability to coordinate care of consumers and link them with other service providers.
Richmond Wellbeing is a leading WA mental health organisation, providing recovery focused, community-based residential and outreach services for adults and young people.
We support people experiencing mental distress to develop the confidence and skills to live their lives, employing evidence-based practice to support recovery and wellbeing.
We welcome diversity in our workforce, including people with lived experience of mental distress and disability. We employ staff from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
We were the first organisation in WA to achieve Rainbow Tick accreditation and encourage people who identify as LGBTIQ+ to apply.
We have worked closely with Elders Uncle Albert McNamara, Aunty Irene McNamara, Uncle Peter Wilkes, and Aunty Sandra Wilkes to strengthen ties with the Aboriginal community and ensure that our services are culturally secure.
The benefits of working for Richmond Wellbeing
Our exciting and rewarding careers offer:
- $92,625 – $96,817 per annum plus 11% super
- Salary packaging up to $18,640 which allows you to pay approved expenses form your salary before tax, you pay less tax, your take home pay increases.
- Excellent work-life balance in a supportive environment.
- The opportunity to be part of a highly committed, innovative and values-based organisation.
- Four weeks annual leave plus leave loading 17.5%, with an opportunity to purchase additional leave (conditions apply).
- Two additional leave days, birthday, and wellbeing leave, per calendar year.
- Long service leave benefits after 5 years’ service.
- Opportunities for training, development, and advancement.
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
How to apply
If this is something that appeals to you, we would love to hear from you!
Please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills and experience meet the key attributes of the role and click the “Apply for this job” button.
All enquiries for this position can be sent to our People & Capability team at [email protected]
Before an offer of employment can be made, Richmond Wellbeing requires a National Police Clearance no older than 6 months.
Applications close on Friday 22nd September 2023.
Applications are shortlisted as they are received, please apply as soon as possible to be considered.