- : Eastern Health
- : 08-Sep-2020
- : All Melbourne VIC
Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.
About the Role
Eastern Health, Mental Health Program has created and developed a Brief Intervention Team (BIT). The team works to provide Solution Focused Brief Therapy services to referred clients within the defined target groups, according to the agreed BIT models of care. The role will work in partnership with consumers, carers, families and other service providers in order to provide high quality clinical psychology and mental health assessment, brief intervention, consultation and community linkage services within a recovery oriented framework.
To be successful in this role you should possess:
- Qualifications and registration, as specified in the position description
- Significant experience in community mental health practice as a clinical psychologist
- Demonstrated ability to provide clinical psychology and mental health assessments and interventions for consumers individually, in groups and/or in a case management model
- Demonstrated commitment to and ability to practice utilising the Solution Focused Brief Therapy and recovery approach in mental health treatment and support, with a focus on working collaboratively with consumers and carers to promote self-determination and enable progress towards reaching the persons best hopes and preferred future.
- Well -developed interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
- A strong commitment to high quality care
- The ability to work as part of a diverse team
- Flexible and agile in responding to the operational and clinical challenges with a focus on supporting consumers and their family/carers to address their goals in their recovery journey.
- Training and experience in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, highly desirable.
What we Offer
Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!
The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:
- Diverse and engaging career opportunities
- Friendly & supportive team
- Flexible working hours
- Salary packaging options
- Career progression in our teaching hospitals
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