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Mental Health Clinician - Adelaide

Mind Australia
  • Opportunity to work within a new Allied Health team providing person-centred therapeutic support to older clients with mental health challenges
  • Fixed term 5 month roles | Full time or Part time with flexible work hours
  • Adelaide Location

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

Mind offers a targeted range of supports and services that aim to maximise recovery outcomes for customers and operate in the context of local community, the focus of the services is to support people to achieve their better life goals which reflects Mind’s Model of Recovery. The Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) program provides on location in-reach specialist services, quality assessment, therapeutic intervention and support, to clients with mental health conditions in aged care facilities.

We are seeking two self-motivated, compassionate Mental Health Clinicians for challenging 5 month fixed term (possibility of an extension), full time or part time opportunities to work flexible hours in metropolitan Adelaide. You will utilise your expertise as an Allied Health professional to deliver meaningful evidence based, time limited psychological therapies responsive to the needs of older people.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic support services to clients including assessment, diagnosis, brief intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, education and research in line with professional and National Standards.
  • Deliver mental health assessments adapted to meet the unique, individual needs of clients.
  • Support clients with care coordination and advocacy to meet their specific requirements.
  • Collaborate with a range of services and the community to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary degree qualifications in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, or other health related field and hold current registration with AHPRA or Mental Health Accreditation.
  • Expertise in working with clients with mental health issues and complex needs as well as experience interacting with families and carers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers and key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise to meet customer service delivery requirements.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off (Full time employees).
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Jobs@Mind - reference number 14872.

Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.

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