- Job posted on: 29th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
We are leaders, facilitators and influencers towards the shared goal of better primary health care.
Reporting to an independent Board, SEMPHN is funded by the Australian Government to help people in south east Melbourne get the health care they need, when and where they need it.
We do this by:
Evidence-based practice is the foundation of our work. We are constantly asking, ‘together, how can we do this even better?’ This could mean challenging the status quo and designing things differently. Ultimately, it’s about measurably improving health for people in south east Melbourne. So, are you with us?
The Access and Referral team is the point of entry into the SEMPHN funded Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Services, including the Head2Help Program. The team receives referrals, screens for eligibility, allocates to relevant providers or assists with alternative options. A core function of the team is to facilitate new referrals as well as referrals for existing consumers that need to step up or down into different parts of the mental health stepped care framework, ensuring that consumer needs are met as they change. These positions provide clinical oversight and utilises clinical expertise to ensure appropriate screening and monitoring of referrals.
The successful candidate(s) will be flexible and a confident self-starter, with understanding of the Stepped Care Model, Mental Health and psychosocial models of health, an ability to engage with and build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.
The successful incumbent(s) is required to have tertiary qualifications and current registration with a relevant professional body, and relevant clinical experience, knowledge of referral pathways across the Mental Health Stepped Care Model system, as well as within the service system more broadly.
This role is not suitable for a provisional psychologist as we cannot provide the required supervision with a senior psychologist.
To be successful in this opportunity you must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
To view the position description see attachment below or please visit http://www.semphn.org.au/careers.
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We thank you for your interest in the role and our organisation, however only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted.
SEMPHN promotes a workplace that values fairness, respect and social and cultural diversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.