Mental Health Clinician – Youth Services

  • Company:
    Western Sydney Local Health District
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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<div> <div align="justify"><span><span style="font-size:small"><strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Full Time (Up to 30/06/2021)</span></span></div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small"><span><strong style="font-weight:bold">Position Classification</strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>Occupational Therapist Level 1/2, Social worker Level 1/2, Psychologist, Registered Nurse&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div align="justify"><span><strong style="font-weight:bold">Remuneration</strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>Dependent on Qualifications</span></div> <div align="justify"><span><strong style="font-weight:bold">Hours Per Week</strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>38</span></div> <div align="justify"><span><strong style="font-weight:bold">Requisition ID</strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>REQ181417</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><strong style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:small">Where you&#39;ll be working</span></strong></div> </div> <div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of &#39;better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond&#39; and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><strong><strong><span style="font-size:small">What you&#39;ll be doing</span></strong></strong></div> </div> <div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">Perinatal, Child &amp; Youth Mental Health Services (PCYMHS), Western Sydney Local Health District is committed to building a professional workforce that supports consumers with a moderate to severe, and persistent mental illness on their recovery journey.&nbsp; &nbsp;</span></div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">A vacancy exists for a Mental Health Clinician with interest in working with adolescents and youth aged 12 – 25.&nbsp; The ENABLE service will enhance our current community provision of mental health services for young people aged 12 -25 years who are in a crisis presenting to ED or are at a risk of hospital admission.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">ENABLE will offer early intervention, assertive follow up, comprehensive risk management and intensive outreach support for a period of up to 8 weeks in the community, during the crisis period following mental health ED presentation.&nbsp; The service will be available within the WSLHD catchment and will be run in collaboration with our Community Mental Health Teams, Education, Primary Care, GPs and NGOs.&nbsp;</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="center">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: <span style="font-size:small"><a href=""></a></span> Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></div> <div align="justify">&nbsp;</div> <div align="justify"><span style="font-size:small">Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.</span></div> </div> </div> <div> <div><span><span style="font-size:small"><strong>Essential Criteria:</strong><br /> <br /> Qualifications: Relevant Tertiary qualification as a Registered Nurse , Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist<br /> Registration: Full registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse, Psychologist, or Occupational Therapist, Or Eligibility to be a member of AASW for Social Workers</span></span> <div align="center">&nbsp;</div> <strong>Selection Criteria:</strong></div> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:small">Full registration with AHPRA in the professional body in psychology, nursing or occupational therapy or for social workers eligibility to be a member of the AASW</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Demonstrated clinical experience and ability in assessing and treating children, adolescents and youth and their families with mental health illness.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Demonstrated ability to assess, plan, initiate, manage complex cases, work to goals and targets for the adolescents, youth and their families.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Demonstrated ability to provide assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and youth from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander as well as diverse cultural and linguistic background.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and with other service providers to achieve optimal outcomes for adolescents, youth and their families.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Experience working in mental health and a knowledge of the NSW Mental Health Act (2007) and a working knowledge of current Child Protection procedures.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:small">Current valid NSW drivers licence and willing to use for work purposes.</span></li> </ol> </div> <div> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:0px; margin-top:0px"><span style="font-size:small">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> &nbsp; 3) For role related queries or questions contact Sumithira Joseph on (02) 8890 5036 or&nbsp;</span></p> <div><span style="font-size:small"><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></span></div> <br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-size:small">Applications Close: 28th September 2020</span></strong> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:0px; margin-top:0px">&nbsp;</p> </div>