Team Leader

Job no: 805092
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Community Services, Nursing/Midwifery
  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Clare
  • Salary: $99,629 - $119,683 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP3, RN/M3
The Team Leader is an experienced clinician who works within Yorke and Northern LHN Mental Health (MH) service applying their clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of evidenced based, recovery orientated consumer care delivery within the defined local region. The position is responsible for the line management, coordination and leadership of the local mental health team’s activities. The position will ensure integration of services by working with government and nongovernment service providers to achieve continuity and quality of consumer care.
The Team Leader is accountable for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff, in accordance with the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the LHN.
The Team Leader is accountable for the delivery of high quality consumer care, for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for developing team performance and a positive work culture in the interest of consumer outcomes.
Please note this is multi classed as either AHP3 or RN/M3.
To be eligible for appointment as AHP3 you must hold a recognised qualification within the professions of Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology.  For Occupational Therapy, must fulfill all requirements to obtain and maintain current practicing registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of SA.  For Social Work, must be eligible for practicing membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Must have participated in ongoing professional development in line with AASW guidelines.   For Psychology must hold a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology or recognised equivalent and be registered to practice psychology, meeting National Registration
To be eligible for appointment at RN/M3 you must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
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: 805092


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