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Mental Health Clinician, Centacare Psychological Wellbeing Service - Mildura


This is an exciting newly created role at Centacare developed as part of the new initiative within our family services setting, Centacare’s Psychological Wellbeing Service. This role is aimed to help children, youth and adults to recover from anxiety disorders and depression and impulse disorders, substance use disorders, PTSD, and disruptive behaviours. The service will be delivered by an accredited clinician who is trained to tailor care to each client, and deliver interventions supported by clinical trials. The service will be available at either a low-cost, or through Medicare’s bulk-billing for focused psychological strategies.

This role will deliver evidence-based psychological interventions for common mental health disorders from our Mildura office, servicing clients across the Rural City of Mildura, Rural City of Swan Hill, Gannawarra Shire, and Buloke Shire.

To be successful in this role, you require:

  1. Tertiary qualification in psychology, social work or occupational health.
  2. Eligible for Medicare Benefits Schedule billing and issued with a Medicare Provider Number.
  3. One of the following allied health professionals eligible to provide focused psychological strategies as part of the Better Access to Mental Health program:
    1. A Psychologist with full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
    2. An accredited Mental Health Social Worker, certified by Australian Association of Social Workers.
    3. A registered Occupational Therapist accredited and endorsed by Occupational Therapy Australia.
  4. Sound understanding and sensitivity towards the complex issues facing vulnerable clients and families.

This is a 12 month fixed term position and can be full-time or part-time depending on the successful applicants preference.

About Centacare

Centacare, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a social welfare agency committed to providing support services within the communities in which it operates. Centacare delivers a range of programs and services to families and individuals throughout Western Victoria.

At Centacare we offer:

  • A family friendly working environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Supportive People and Culture practices with a focus on staff well-being.
  • Generous professional development budget and time allocation including travel.
  • Supervision framework including regular clinical and line management supervision.
  • The opportunity to be part of a committed multi-disciplinary team.
  • A genuine values based work environment.
  • Collaborative leadership model and the opportunity to contribute to service improvement.
  • Salary packaging and purchase leave available.

We embrace, value and respect an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. We are committed to the safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Further information and how to apply

Further information about this role please visit our website www.centacareballarat.org.au.

Enquiries to: Jacinta Cook, Program Manager, Family and Community Services 03) 5327 7959.

Applications are required to be submitted via the apply now button below for your application to be considered.

Please ensure your application includes a cover letter, resume and responses to the key skills and experience found in the position description, which is attached below.

Should you require cultural or other support in submitting your application, please contact our People and Culture Department on 03 5337 8999.

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