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Mental Health Commissioning and Training Specialist - Sydney North Health Network

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About the job

About our Client: Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) stands as a cornerstone in the healthcare landscape, dedicated to fostering integrated health solutions across local communities. Working directly with GPs, specialists, hospitals, allied health, and other primary healthcare providers, we strive to create seamless pathways to care, ensuring accessibility for all, particularly those in need of coordinated support.

Role Purpose and Key Performance Indicators: As a Mental Health Commissioning and Training Specialist at SNHN, your mission is to empower General Practitioners (GPs) with the tools and knowledge necessary to elevate mental health care in our communities. Your success will be measured not only by meeting government KPIs but also by the tangible improvements in patient outcomes resulting from enhanced GP engagement in mental health initiatives.

Challenges with Implementation and GP Engagement: Navigating the intricacies of engaging GPs and fostering collaboration among diverse healthcare providers is a significant challenge. Your expertise and dedication will be instrumental in overcoming these obstacles, ensuring that our communities receive the comprehensive care they deserve.

Qualities and Skills Needed for the Role:

Empathy, resilience, and a deep understanding of mental health dynamics are essential qualities for this role. Your ability to communicate effectively, manage multiple projects, and collaborate seamlessly with diverse teams will drive success. Most importantly, your commitment to continuous learning and a team-oriented mindset will be essential in fostering a culture of excellence.

Organisational Culture and Team Fit:

At SNHN, the culture is built on collaboration, respect, and a shared commitment to improving healthcare outcomes. As a valued member of the team, your humility, integrity, and willingness to embrace diverse perspectives will enrich the work environment and drive collective success.

Requirements for the Successful Candidate:

SNHN is seeking a candidate with a strong background in mental health initiatives and a proven track record of engaging GPs effectively. Your passion for improving mental health outcomes, coupled with your adaptability and accountability, will set you apart. With a focus on teamwork and continuous improvement, you will thrive in this dynamic environment.

Hybrid Work Arrangement and Onboarding Support:

Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement, with two days in-office to support operational needs. SNHN is committed to providing comprehensive onboarding support, ensuring a smooth transition as you embark on this fulfilling journey.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to make a meaningful difference in mental health and possess the skills and passion we're looking for, we invite you to apply. Share your resume and a compelling cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're excited about joining the Sydney North Health Network team.

Application Deadline: 27th February 2024

Sydney North Health Network is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, embracing diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, to apply and join us in our mission to transform mental health care.

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