Mental Health Clinician


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: SW 1/2, OT 1/2, RN, Psych
Remuneration: Dependent on Qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ174253 Applications Close:07/08/2020
This position is dependent on Qualifications: Social Work Level 1/2 - ($64,270.00 - $93,114.00)
Occupational Therapist 1/2 - ($64,270.00 - $93,114.00)
Registered Nurse - ($64,184.86 - $90,122.83)
Psychologist - ($67,889.00 - $100,914.00)
Together, Achieving Better Health
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community. Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce. In the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Mental Health Service, we value and strive for a diverse and inclusive workplace. We aim to enrich our working environment and deliver excellent care to all consumers, their families and carers, no matter their background or needs. We encourage and welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds including: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; people living with disability; people from a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background; people who identify as LGBTQI+, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and people of mature age.
About the Role Provide clinical mental health interventions and care coordination to people with a mental health disorder to improve their health, well-being and quality of life.
Assess, plan, implement, facilitate and evaluate mental health care in collaboration with individuals, their families and carers, other health care agencies and multidisciplinary mental health teams to achieve quality consumer care outcomes.
Provide interventions in a comprehensive, integrated and coordinated approach within a recovery-orientated framework consistent with the NSW Mental Health Act. About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.
See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZhAGF38E10CN2upBndvfA If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/
About Applying
To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.
Selection Criteria to be addressed:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications as a Registered Nurse registered with AHPRA, Psychologist registered with AHPRA, Occupational Therapist registered with AHPRA and Social Worker Level 1 or 2 (where degrees provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers).
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment and management of people presenting with acute mental health disorders.
  • Demonstrated excellent negotiation skills and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the NSW Mental Health Act and related legislation.
  • Understanding of recovery oriented care with demonstrated ability to meaningfully collaborate with consumers and their family and carers regarding mental health service provision.
  • Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable), or equivalent. Willingness to use for work purposes and may include driving long distances across the LHD.
  • Computer competency including demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of information technology systems used in Health setting
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For role related queries or questions contact Anna Baker via email: Anna.Baker@health.nsw.gov.au