Community Mental Health Clinician (COVID 19) - Site Negotiable


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until June 2021 with possible extension, dependent upon funding.  Position Classification: Depended upon experience and qualifications Remuneration: Depended upon experience and qualifications Hours Per Week: 38 Requisition ID: REQ187563
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 30th September 2020
Multiple Positions Available
 

Your chance to innovate.  A rewarding and challenging role awaits you.

Where you will be working 

Known for our innovative consumer focused models of care which are designed for the rural and regional population we serve, our Mental Health teams provide critical services within acute, sub-acute and community settings throughout the Murrumbidgee Local  Health District.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work within talented multidisciplinary environments, have excellent support with ongoing development and access to key technologies connecting you with colleagues and consumers based throughout the District

Our multidisciplinary teams provide career paths for both nursing and allied health staff, new graduates and established professionals. We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality care through listening to consumers and continually exploring ways to do it better.

What you will be doing

This clinical position involves the provision of assessments, evidence based treatment and case management services to people referred to the service with psychological disorders and psychiatric illnesses. It is based within multidisciplinary community mental health team.   This position is based within a multidisciplinary community mental health team and accepts responsibility and accountability for the provision of quality and safe care for people with a mental illness, disorder or dysfunction, people with emotional difficulties and experiencing life transition, distress and/or crisis within best practice guidelines and in accordance with professional standards, medico legal and statutory requirements.   The position also involves the provision of mental health crisis intervention services to individuals of all ages.

Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

Additional Information 

  • Upon appointment the Successful Applicant will be remunerated depending upon their qualifications and as per the relevant NSW Health Awards
  • To apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  For visa information, please visit 

  • This is a Category ‘A’ position. Applicants are required to provide evidence of immunisation for diseases including Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR), Varicella and Tuberculosis. Please refer to the NSW Health  for further information

  • This is a child-related position. You will be required to obtain a NSW Children’s Guardian Working With Children Check (WWCC) which can be found by clicking on the below link:  

 MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.