Mental Health Clinician

Job no: 804643
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Community Services, Mental Health, Nursing/Midwifery
  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Clare
  • Salary: $79,998 - $101,120 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP2, RN/M2C

 

As part of the Lower North Community Mental Health Team, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health services appropriate to the needs of consumers and the local community. To achieve this, you will be working with consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, and utilise a combination of therapeutic approaches. Operating within pre-determined guidelines and in a multidisciplinary primary health care setting, you will assess consumers, select and implement different therapeutic interventions and/or support programs, and evaluate progress.

Please note this position in multi class as either AHP2 or RN/M2C and will be appointed subject to qualifications and experience.

For appointment as an Allied Health Professional (AHP2), you will hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work, and be eligible for membership with the relevant professional association. For appointment at the RN2 level, you will be registered as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. You will work well within a multidisciplinary team, utilising effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Your ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting will hold you in good stead for this role.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

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In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 804643

Download File 804643 Mental Health Clinician Job Pack.pdf

Download File JCS+RN+Mental+Health+final.pdf

 

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SA Health

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Country South Australia

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Local Health Network / Business