“We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.”
About the Role
- Part Time Permanent Position Available (0.8 FTE)
- Classification: Nurses Award 2020 Level 2 with a salary range of $93,168 - $97,891 pro rata per annum or Health Professional & Support Services Award 2020 Level 2 with a salary range of $88,406 - $98,899 pro rata per annum + 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: Psychological Therapies Program, Morphett Vale Southern Wellbeing Hub SA.
- Generous above award pay and entitlements (see details below)
About your new role
- The Southern Wellbeing Psychological Therapies programs support clients presenting with mild to moderate anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma. Clients can be referred by GPs or community services for brief to moderate term focussed-psychological therapy under a current Mental Health Treatment Plan. The role will include the following:
- Comprehensive mental health assessments, formulations, and treatment planning
- 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, and discharge planning
- Utilising Clinical Reviews with psychiatrist/clinical lead and team to improve quality of care and outcomes for clients.
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.
What will Neami offer in return?
- Generous additional leave entitlements including 13 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 4 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 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, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Mental Health Nursing
- Accredited registration with a professional governing body such as AHRPA, ACA, AASW
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
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:
Andrew Thompson | Acting Clinical Lead | [email protected]
Diana Calic | Clinical Service Manager | [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Psychological Therapies - Southern Wellbeing Hub 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.