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Mental Health Social Worker - Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation - Katherine

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  • Bring your mental health care experience to one of the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in the NT!
  • Rewarding opportunity to support the mental & emotional wellbeing of clients, families & staff in remote communities!
  • Competitive base salary circa $90,369 - $110,729 PLUS super & generous salary sacrificing options!
  • Amazing work/life balance, with 6 weeks annual leave giving you the chance to explore the wondrous Australian outback, as well as return home for holidays!

About Sunrise

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

The Sunrise approach involves Aboriginal communities taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.

A Rewarding Career Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service is currently looking for a full-time Social Worker to join their dedicated, multidisciplinary team in Katherine, NT.

Reporting to the Population Health Outreach Manager and working closely with the Mental Health Nurse, you would be responsible for promoting the social and emotional well-being of clients, their families, and Sunrise's remote-based staff, including activities for the prevention of self-harm or suicide, and the early detection of mental illness.

For more information and the selection criteria, please go refer to the 'How to apply' section.

The Benefits

This is a unique and highly rewarding opportunity to expand on your experience and advance your career in remote mental health services. With plenty of variety, working directly with clients throughout the community and home environment, as opposed to a large clinical setting, you'll also have the chance to work with and learn from a senior Aboriginal Mental Health Professional.

You'll enjoy the best of both worlds in this position, with access to support from a large multidisciplinary team while retaining autonomy over your position and responsibilities.

Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with an attractive base salary circa $90,369 - $110,729 plus super and a range of benefits, including:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days of study leave;
  • Laptop and Phone;
  • Salary packaging options; and
  • Relocation assistance up to $4,000.

Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a dedicated team in producing improved mental health outcomes for the community – Apply Now!

How to apply

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