Group Therapist - Mental Health
Job no: 508220
Work type: Casual, Full time, Part time
Location: Northside Group St Leonards Clinic
Categories: Allied Health Professionals, Other
We are currently seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Group Therapist to join our team at Northside Group St Leonard’s Clinic.
Permanent Full Time, Part Time and Casual (Day, Evening and Weekend) opportunities are available
Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference each day by providing psychosocial assessments, facilitating our inpatient groups/day program groups and providing one to one intervention when required. Our inpatient services include Addictions Services Unit, Eating Disorders Unit and General Mental Health.
Our inpatient and day program therapy groups use an empirical based therapy model as the basic standard for all of our group programs but there is scope (subject to clinical approval) for our therapists to tailor the delivery of each group program to work with a particular therapeutic modality or client group. Our group program therapists are well supported in a clinical capacity with access to a weekly clinical review meeting with the treating psychiatrists and the multidisciplinary team members.
Our therapists are also encouraged to participate in their own external supervision and/or peer support groups.
To succeed in this role, you will have prior experience working with acute mental health clients and whilst experience in facilitating group programs is ideal, training and supervision can be provided for suitable applicants.
You will also bring:
• PACFA registration
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups in a mental health clinical environment
• An understanding of continuous improvement and risk management
• Strong commitment to customer service and quality outcomes
• Intermediate skills in the Microsoft Office suite
• Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment
- Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
The Northside group in particular, offers free access to onsite gyms, discounted access to personal training, subsidised meals, regular peer supervision and the opportunity to work within a supportive and dynamic multidisciplinary teams.
About our Organisation
Northside Group is part of Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest provider of private health care, and has facilities in St Leonards, Cremorne, Wentworthville and Campbelltown. Northside Group Macarthur Clinic is a 48 bed facility located near the centre of Campbelltown providing specialised and holistic treatment for a range of mental health illnesses and conditions.
How to Apply
All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees).
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Donna Earsman on EarsmanD@ramsayhealth.com.au
Close Date: 10th December 2020 at 11:55pm
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