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Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker - Access Mental Health Team

Canberra Health Services

What can we offer you:

  • City living without the traffic – click here to see why you should live in Canberra.
  • Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital.
  • Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • 11.5% Superannuation.
  • VISA/Sponsorship for eligible candidates.
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses for interstate candidates (subject to review and approval).

About the Role:

The Access Mental Health Team (AMHT) aims to improve the mental health and well-being of people who are residing in the Australian Capital Territory by facilitating access to high quality, integrated mental health services. The AMHT provides a centralised access process with the aim of providing an identified service entry point to undertake 24-hour triage and a thorough mental health assessment that will link people with the services that most appropriately meets their needs. This will ensure that people are able to access the right mental health service at the right time. AMHT aims to optimise recovery through the provision of an excellent community mental health care service. AMHT incorporates the guidelines and principles outlined in the Adult Community Model of Care, ensuring that the teams’ practice is current and is keeping pace with the changes occurring in the greater MHJHADS teams.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in a 38-hour, seven day per week 24 hour rotating roster including night shift.

For more information regarding the position duties click here for the Position Description.

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.

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