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Mental Health Clinician - Head to Health Penrith

Neami National

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

Position details

  • Full-Time Permanent Position
  • Classification: Health Professional Level 2 OR Nurses Award Level 2 with a salary range of $88,406 - $98,899 per annum + Superannuation
  • Salary packaging arrangements 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
  • Generous above-award pay and entitlements (see details below)
  • Location: Penrith, NSW

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 wellbeing and mental health outcomes that matter to them.

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

We're proud to support 38,000 people living with mental health challenges across Australia and offer more than 70 services, over 45 different Indigenous lands. These services include mental health and wellbeing, housing and homelessness, and suicide prevention."

About your new role

As an Allied Health Professional, you will draw on your discipline skills, engage with the consumers, other clinicians, the consumer's treatment team, lived experience peer workers, Neami staff and family/friends/carers to provide high quality needs assessments and interventions aimed at improving mental health outcomes for consumers accessing the service. The Allied Health Professional positions will look to provide short to medium term supports to individuals and have a strong emphasis on preparing the consumer to leave the service and support their access to holistic and integrated care. This work will focus on clinical needs assessment, collaborative care planning and group facilitation where required.

What you will bring to the role

  • Formal tertiary qualifications in Nursing, Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • As a Mental Health Clinician, you will have registration with the relevant accreditation body in your field. It is a responsibility of the incumbent to maintain all registrations requirements with the appropriate registration authority and continuing professional development
  • Social Worker, Nurse, or Occupational Therapist - General or Clinical Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Board approved clinical supervisor desirable
  • Experience in development and facilitation of therapeutic groups
  • Experience in providing therapeutic intervention to people presenting with complex mental health issues
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Flexibility with work hours
  • Act as a resource and mentor to new staff
  • Participate in case presentations

What the role requires

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

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Generous additional leave entitlements including 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 6 weeks Paid Partner Leave, 2 days Wellness Leave, 2 days additional Carer's Leave and 3 days Compassionate Leave per occasion
  • Access to paid study leave and discipline-specific paid external supervision
  • 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 TELUS - 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.

How to Apply

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description which can be found on the Neami Job Vacancy portal (please select paper clip icon). Click the "Apply Now" button.

If you have any further questions not addressed in the job advertisement or position description, please contact: Joseph Abdo, Acting

Clinical Service Manager: [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Head to Health Penrith 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.

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