Therapeutic Clinician Stride Mental Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

About us:

We’re leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention.

Stride is a name that expresses our ambition – it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey.

As we embark on the next stage of our journey, join us to make a difference. We’re here to Stride. 

About the service:

The Wollongong Mental Health Hub is a brand-new community mental health and wellbeing service, providing community outreach and in HUB supports. We are open to everyone in the community for mental health support. Participants can access a range of community mental health support services; clinical mental health services; care coordination and Peer supports.

On Offer:

  • Based in Wollongong
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE) & Permanent
  • Paying on HPSS level 3 plus Super
  • Salary packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!!
  • Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Paid parental leave
  • Stride Rewards – access to discounts from 100s of retailers (fashion, food and fitness)
  • One paid wellbeing leave day per year
  • Purchase up to 5 additional leave days in a 12 month period
  • Regular live wellbeing classes
  • Excellent training & career development

Role overview:

  • Deliver focused therapeutic supports tailored to meet the needs of individuals accessing services within a community-based mental health care setting.
  • Provision and documentation of mental health assessments, including completion of mental state examination, case formulations, treatment planning and mandatory reporting as required.
  • Consultation, liaison and linkage with internal and external service systems to provide a full range of tailored interventions.
  • Active participation within the multi-disciplinary team, the profession specific network and with consumers, families and extended agencies.
  • Participation in regular clinical and operational supervision, professional development and commitment to the continued development of clinical skills and evidence based best practice.

Requirements:

  • Must have one of the following: Full AHPRA registration as a General or Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist OR AASW eligibility/registration as a Social Worker
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality assessment and evidence-based psychological and psychosocial interventions, within a stress-vulnerability and recovery framework, applying trauma-informed practices
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively plan and coordinate individualised interventions to meet the needs of people with a mental health condition based on a case formulation approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in relation to clients, clinical and non-clinical staff and stakeholders
  • Awareness of relevant legislation/policies and issues informing health and other services for people experiencing mental illness
  • Demonstrated capacity to be innovative in clinical approaches
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to maintain and develop the culture, philosophy, standards, guidelines and policies of Stride and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.
  • Must be eligible to apply/currently hold a WWCC 
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for NDIS worker screening clearance 

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all positions and is in accordance with Stride policy. As part of the recruitment process Stride requests evidence of vaccination status (in accordance with privacy principles) to ensure compliance with this policy requirement.   

Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds in order to enhance the depth of cultural diversity and insight within our workforce.

This includes but is not limited to people with a lived-experience of mental health recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

Apply now!

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt, with a final closing date for applications on 7 September 2023.

For queries email [email protected].