Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist or Clinical Nurse (Mental Health Clinician – Early Psychosis) – AODS and Specialist Teams

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Mackay Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Government

The AODS and Specialist Teams at the Mackay Community Health Centre is looking for a Mental Health Clinician (Early Psychosis) to join their team on a Permanent Full Time basis.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs and Specialists Team works individually and in group settings to provide ongoing mental health interventions. The team consists of: Early Psychosis Team, Older Persons Mental Health, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team and Alcohol and Other Drugs Services.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Mackay region
  • Contact Name: Alyssa Schembri
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 20-JAN-21

Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 3,300 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

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Your role:

As a member of the Early Psychosis Team, you will deliver valuable, evidence based clinical services to youth aged between 16 and 24 who are experiencing first episode psychosis. You will be involved in supporting your clients and their families in managing their new diagnosis, providing therapeutic interventions and assisting them in accessing services across organisations.

Your team:

The Alcohol and Other Drugs and Specialists Team works individually and in group settings to provide ongoing mental health interventions. The team consists of: Early Psychosis Team, Older Persons Mental Health, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team and Alcohol and Other Drugs Services.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

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