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Full time Mental Health Clinician wanted in NSW - Immediate start

Job title: Mental Health Clinician wanted in NSW

Location: South-western fringe of Sydney

Hours: 38 hours/week, Full time

Salary: Generous Salary package (based on Experience)

About the Role:

Our client is a community managed organisation looking for a Mental Health Clinician, who is responsible for providing evidence- based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment within a multi-disciplinary team and coordinating consumers’ recovery plans. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide short-term evidenced based psychological interventions to young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Interventions will include identified family, friends and workers
  • Undertake psychological assessments and treat clients accordingly
  • Assess, monitor and manage clinical risk in consultation with Mental Health Clinical Coordinator
  • Deliver individual and group therapy
  • Establish a rapport with clients to assist them in understanding and accepting treatment recommendations
  • Implement treatment consistent with a client’s diagnosis and relevant standards of care.
  • Monitor, evaluate and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment plan
  • Enhance client’s cognitive and behavioural changes that are in line with their overall treatment
  • Collaborate with the team, partner organisations and stakeholders to provide the highest possible outcomes for young people
  • The role is also responsible for non-clinical tasks including participation in quality improvement activities and participation in administrative responsibilities as required.

Essential Criteria & Skills:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health and/or Social work (Minimum diploma) and qualified Social Worker eligible for registration with the AASW
  • Relevant qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist or Psychologist currently registered with the AHPRA
  • Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer’s families and natural supports participating within the treatment process, as appropriate and in accordance with the NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and personal resilience.
  • Must provide a current Working with Children Check, National Police Check
  • Current Drivers Licence and access to reliable transport 
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with both ATSI and CALD Communities
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills and clear report writing skills
  • Ability to manage own case load
  • New Graduates are welcome to apply

If you are interested in this position please click Apply Now

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Full time Mental Health Clinician wanted in NSW - Immediate start
Salary / Pay Type
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$70k to $80k
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