Mental Health Team Leader / Senior Mental Health Clinician HealthWISE New England North West

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Full-time  – 50% Management / 50% Clinical
  • Location negotiable within the NSW HealthWISE service delivery area

The HealthWISE Mental Health team provides a variety of non-crisis mental health services across the region and the New England North West area of NSW and an increasing range of services and programs in the Darling Downs West Moreton regions of QLD.

Why join us?

  • Attractive remuneration – receive a competitive salary with Salary Sacrificing benefits available, and a Professional Development budget
  • Supportive environment – work in a supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Work/life balance – we encourage a happy work/life balance and can offer flexibility around your hours

At HealthWISE, our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications, ensuring we successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

This role encompasses the management of the mental health teams as well as a clinical role. The split of these roles will vary from time to time however it is envisaged to be 0.5 FTE allocated to each component of the role.

Essential Role Criteria

  • Relevant qualification in business or a health-related
    discipline and/or demonstrated program management
    experience, preferably in a primary care or integrated
    care setting.
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Health
    regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant professional
    body Australian Association of Social Workers.(AASW).
  • Experience working across the age range (including
    Children 10-12 yrs.) in delivery of primary mental
    health services.
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in
    keeping with the company’s values (empowerment,
    equality, client focus, community, passion for
    excellence, visionary).
  • Demonstrated practical experience in program
    planning, development, implementation, management
    and evaluation, including budget management skills.
  • Demonstrated line management experience, including
    an ability to supervise and support staff remotely.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work positively and co-
    operatively within a multi-disciplinary team
    environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience and respect
    for Aboriginal communities and their culture.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality,
    consistent and continuous health services to local
    communities.
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered Driver’s
    Licence
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours if required.
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check.
  • Current NSW WWC held or willingness to obtain.
  • Willingness to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination
    upon interview.

Desirable 

  •  Experience working with health service agencies, non- government organisations, community groups and medical professionals at all levels.
  • Experience working with General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and Health.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

HealthWISE is a flexible and inclusive organisation and is dedicated to providing a welcoming and culturally appropriate environment for everyone and promotes the safety of adults and children.

A Working With Children Check, a National Police Check and full Covid19 vaccinations are requirements for all HealthWISE employees. 

To apply for this position

The Essential Role Criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV. Applications without a cover letter addressing the Essential Role Criteria accompanied by your CV will not be considered.

A full Position Description can be fond on our website: https://healthwise.org.au/about/careers/#MHTL

Please contact Anne Galloway via [email protected], to discuss this position.

Please send all applications to: 
[email protected]
by 5 pm, 29 July. 

Early applications will be reviewed and may be contacted prior to closing.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

HealthWISE New England North West

Job Salary

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