School Link Coordinator (Hlth Mgr Lvl 2) – Mental Health – Perm FT

  • Company:
    South Western Sydney Local Health District
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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<div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><img alt="" src="" style="height:100%; width:100%" /></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;Full Time, 38 hours per week&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Location:</strong> Liverpool Hospital Mental Health Service&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Position Classification:</strong>&nbsp;Health Manager Level 2<br /> <strong>Remuneration:</strong> $97,812 – $116,013 per annum<br /> <strong>Requisition ID:&nbsp;</strong>REQ183838<br /> <strong>Applications close:</strong> 20/09/2020</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><em>This position is advertised under the SWSLHD Aboriginal Targeted Recruitment Program. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. Aboriginal and Torrres Strait Islander applicants may have to cite their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage, in addition to the selection criteria.<br /> Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal and Torrres Strait Islander job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. &nbsp;<br /> For more information, please visit:</em></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><em>To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; text-align:center"><strong>This&nbsp;position is part of the SWSLHD School Link team with a priority to provide service for schools in the Macathur-Wingecarribee area to improve suicide prevention initiatives &amp;&nbsp;response</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <strong>About The Opportunity&nbsp;</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Liverpool Hospital Mental Health Service&nbsp;is recruiting for a School Link Coordinator&nbsp;to complement and enhance the current School Link team.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <br /> <strong>Where You&#39;ll Be Working</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don&rsquo;t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values &ndash; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Salary Packaging</span></span></strong></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit <span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">Maxxia</a></u></span> for more details.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Workplace Giving Program</span></span></strong></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the <span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">Workplace Giving Program</a></u></span> for more information.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <br /> <strong>What You&#39;ll Be Doing</strong></p> <div style="font-size:10pt"><span>The School-Link (Mental Health) Coordinator maintains and develops a network of contact, consultation and collaboration between the District Mental Health services (MHS) primarily between the LHD&rsquo;s specialist TIER 3, infant Child &amp; Adolescent MHS (iCAMHS) and the Department of Education&rsquo;s primary and secondary schools located within the LHD. This extends to Independent and Catholic schools and linking services between the districts MHS and TAFEs, Headspace, secondary Community health services, the primary health network and Non-Government Agencies. The School link coordinator uses this network and communication to facilitate increased awareness of mental health issues that children and young people often present with in educational settings.<span>&nbsp; </span></span></div> <div style="font-size:10pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="font-size:10pt"><span>The promotion of MH awareness to DOE staff facilitates early intervention through timely recognition of mental health symptoms in students and referral to the appropriate MHS. <span>&nbsp;</span>In addition the School Link coordinator makes available education, training and or frontline consultations to schools <span>&nbsp;</span>referring or supporting students with mental health or psycho-social concerns, or students transitioning back to school after acute episodes of care. The school link coordinator advises on strategies for the promotion and implementation of mental health promotion, prevention and wellbeing programs across the district and is a part of a statewide initiative between the Ministry of Health and the Department of Education to improve mental health outcomes and suicide prevention for children and young people in NSW.</span><br /> <br /> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div style="font-size:10pt"><strong style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt">How to Apply</span></strong> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:16px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Tertiary qualifications in one or more of the following, Health Education, Allied Health, Nursing, and/or Clinical experience in working with Children &amp; Young people in Health or Educational settings</li> <li>Demonstrated understanding of Mental Health issues concerning children and young people.</li> <li>Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current NSW initiatives, programs, policies in education and health directed to the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people along with the National Mental Health Policy.</li> <li>Demonstrated advanced verbal and written communication skills, for purposes of networking, consultation and problem solving, evidence of providing reports, along with professional development through supervision, workshops, training and education and or other presentations.</li> <li>Excellent time management organisation skills along with experience and knowledge of project management, establishing networks and or collaboration with multiple agencies or services, participation in or lead for quality improvement activities.</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of child protection responsibilities, including knowledge of the NSW Violence Abuse &amp; Neglect re-design project and the principles of Trauma Informed Care.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to deliver Health promotion or related activities on mental health and wellbeing in a manner that is culturally safe, non-discriminatory and trauma informed.</li> <li>Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.</li> </ol> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">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 /> For role related queries or questions contact Giles Barton via email&nbsp;on&nbsp;<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Interview Date Range:</span></span></strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>&nbsp; 23/09/2020 &ndash; 30/09/2020</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span>Click <strong>&lsquo;Apply&rsquo;</strong> to submit your application now.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Stepping Up &ndash; Close the Gap</span></span></strong></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">Stepping Up</a></span></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span> aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on <u><span style="color:blue"><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; 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