Mental Health Professional



Are you an experienced Psychologist, or Mental Health Social Worker/Occupational Therapist/Registered Nurse/ looking to take on an involved, diverse mental health position? Do you want to work with the leaders in the provision of mental health, community-based care and outreach services in North and West Queensland? Do you want to be rewarded for your efforts with an attractive remuneration package up to $115,000 inclusive of super, 5 weeks annual leave leave loading and salary sacrificing options, PLUS a range of further benefits? If you answered 'yes' to the above then read on About Us Established in 1993, North and West Remote Health (NWRH) delivers community and outreach based allied health, aged care, wellbeing and disability services. We have a large and diverse team of healthcare professionals to service the needs of communities in regional, rural and remote Australia. With offices throughout North and West Queensland including Townsville, Mount Isa, Longreach, Mornington Island, Doomadgee and Normanton, NWRH offer a range of specific mental health programs.

As a dynamic and evolving organisation, we continue to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and are a leading advocate for rural and remote health care. At NWRH , we provide a supportive team environment, including comprehensive cultural induction, training, admin, systems and IT support. About the Opportunity NWRH now has a fantastic opportunity available for an adaptable Psychologist/Mental Health Social Worker/Occupational Therapist/Registered Nurse to join our team as a Mental Health Professional.

This is a full-time role based at our Mount Isa office. Candidates interested in a short-term placement are also encouraged to apply As a Mental Health Professional your primary responsibility will be to deliver high-quality mental health specific assessment, prevention, treatment and intervention to achieve maximal outcomes for clients. This will include the ability to plan and deliver clinical services and educational activities within the community, in accordance with organisational and program funding guidelines.

These are true generalist roles that will give you the unique opportunity to expand your skillset whilst working with a broad range of clients including both children and adults, older adults, people with drug and alcohol issues and those affected by natural disasters. Who are we looking for? NWRH is seeking a dedicated, culturally sensitive and adaptable mental health professional with the ability to work independently and autonomously. Suitable candidate professions would include: An AHPRA Registered Psychologist, An AASW Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, An Experienced Mental Health Occupational Therapist; or A Registered Nurse with mental health specialisation & experience.

Candidates from all experience levels, including recent graduates and senior clinicians are encouraged to apply. You will need to have hig.

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2 Jun 2020


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