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Mental Health Clinician - Links to Wellbeing

Neami National

"Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society."

About Links to Wellbeing:

The Links to Wellbeing Psychological Therapies program supports clients presenting with mild to moderate anxiety, depression, and stress. The mental health clinician in Psychological Therapies Service works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide medium term focussed-psychological interventions.

The Links to Wellbeing Suicide Prevention program supports clients who are at moderate risk of suicide or self-harm. Clients can be referred by GPs or Emergency Departments, following a presentation for self-harm or an expression of suicidal ideation, where they are not judged to be at high risk, for time limited support.

The Mental Health Clinician SPS will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide short term brief therapeutic services to individuals at risk of suicide or self-harm. The role will include:

  • Triage and assessment of all referrals entering the Links to Wellbeing Service indicating risk to self
  • Delivery of focussed psychological strategies and / or referral on to other clinicians in Links to Wellbeing stepped care programs
  • Liaison with the referrer and other agencies as appropriate
  • Discharge planning

About the Role

  • Part Time/Full Time role available, Maximum term contract until 30 June 2021, possibility of extension
  • Based in Morphett Vale Links to Wellbeing
  • Above Award Salary (Nurses Award 2010 or Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2020)
  • Maybe required to work some afterhours including Saturday mornings
  • Support the continuity of client care and information flow between Suicide Prevention Service and other stakeholders
  • Participate in engagement activities to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the community

Why work with us?

Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Regular reflective Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Criminal record check required before commencement of employment
  • Working with Children and Vulnerable Person check required
  • Qualified in one of the following disciplines and membership to associated professional body; Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing
  • At all times maintain annual registration requirements with appropriate registration authority (AASW, AHPRA) including registration standards and continuing professional development (CPD).

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please APPLY now.

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:

Name: Linda Sims – Clinical Lead or Sharon Dyson – Clinical Lead
Mob: 0427 798 686 or (08) 8326 3591

Applications will be open until suitable candidate is found

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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