Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist or Clinical Nurse (Mental Health Clinician) – Greater Whitsunday Mental Health Service

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

The Greater Whitsunday Mental Health Service is looking for a Mental Health Clinician to join their team on a Permanent Full Time basis.

This position is part of the Greater Whitsunday Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service and involves providing mental health and AOD services to outreach sites of the Whitsunday region including Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, Bowen and Collinsville. The position is based at Proserpine Hospital.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Mackay region
  • Contact Name: Alyssa Schembri
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 17-FEB-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:

  • The Mental Health Practitioner provides competent level clinical skills to ensure client-focused evidence-based care, plans and coordinates the clinical management of client care, and provides leadership and support to other staff within the Greater Whitsunday Mental Health and AOD Service.
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to provide intake/triage, case management and crisis support function across MH, CYMHS and AO. Clinical treatment and care will be in accordance with professional standards and legislation (Queensland Mental Health Act 2016; State and National Plans and Policies).

Your team:

This position is part of the Greater Whitsunday Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service and involves providing mental health and AOD services to outreach sites of the Whitsunday region including Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, Bowen and Collinsville. The position is based at Proserpine Hospital. There is the expectation that successful applicant would travel to Mackay for training as required.

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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