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Mental Health Clinician - Casual - Urgent Mental Health Care Centre

Neami National

“We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.”

About the Role

  • Casual Position Available
  • Classification: Health Professional & Support Services Award 2020 Level 2 with an hourly rate between $55.92 - $62.56 including casual loading + Superannuation
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Location: Urgent Mental Health Care Centre, SA.
  • Generous above award pay and entitlements (see details below)

About Neami National

We’re big believers in everyone having the opportunity to live a full life – and we give our all to support people to achieve the wellbeing and mental health outcomes that matter to them.

For some people this means having a stronger sense of self. For others, it might mean nurturing relationships, and for others, it could be building the confidence to tackle tomorrow. Everyone has different goals for their own life, and at Neami, we walk alongside people to help improve their quality of life, on their terms.

We are proud to support 32,000 people living with mental health challenges across Australia and offer more than 70 services, over 49 different Indigenous lands, across the nation. These include mental health and wellbeing supports, housing and suicide prevention services.

About your new role

As an Allied Health Professional, the Mental Health Clinician will draw on their discipline skills, engage with guests (consumer), other clinicians, the guest’s treatment team, Neami staff and family/friends/carers to provide high quality assessments and interventions aimed at improving mental health outcomes for guests accessing the UMHCC. The Mental Health Clinician will have a strong emphasis on preparing the guest to transition home. This work will focus on clinical assessment and collaborative care planning.

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Professional development through regular practice development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development programs to encourage learning and skill-building
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar - providing holistic health and wellness supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
  • Flexible work arrangements are available for maintaining your work-life balance

What you will bring to the role?

  • Formal tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Accredited registration with a professional governing body such as AHPRA, AASW
  • Demonstrated skill in the application of recovery-based approaches in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of reports with recommendations

What the role requires:

  • National Criminal History Check (police check) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Current Working with Children Check – required before commencement of work
  • Current AASW registration
  • Current drivers licence
  • Australian working rights

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Ashleigh Gallagher | Acting Clinical Lead | [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Casual - Urgent Mental Health Care Centre enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Be Yourself - Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

A position description is attached.

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