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Mental Health Clinician, Suicide Prevention Outreach Team - Tweed

Northern NSW Local Health District

Employment Type : Temporary Part Time up to 65 weeks Position Classification : Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2, Psychologist or Social Worker / Occupational Therapist Level 3 Remuneration : $34.24 - $52.48 per hour dependent on qualifications Hours Per Week : 30 Requisition ID : REQ209992   Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.

What you&39;ll be doing   The Suicide Prevention Outreach Team (SPOT) is a NSW Health initiative that aims to reduce deaths by suicide and suicide attempts. The team will engage people experiencing suicidal distress in the community setting with their existing supports, where safe to do so and work collaboratively and in conjunction with the other Towards Zero Suicides in Care initiatives in the LHD within the context of a Just and Restorative Culture. The Clinician will work in a team of two with a Peer Worker and provide holistic recovery-oriented, trauma-informed and evidence-based rapid crisis support to people experiencing suicidality.

This may include crisis response with internal or external agencies.    Why you should consider applying   We can offer you: Diverse career pathways Professional and personal development Help with further study and education Flexible and supportive work environment Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and The opportunity to make a difference   Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.   Where you’ll be working   T he Tweed Valley is a subtropical oasis encompassing the rugged terrain of Wollumbin National Park, arty riverside villages, historic coastal towns and the gateway to the Gold Coast.

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community. NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position.

All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up , o ur online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.   Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.

  For more information please see www.border.gov.

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Date15 February 2021

Location -

type Part Time

Salary $68093 - $101217

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