Mental Health Clinician



Employment Type : Permanent Full Time Position Classification : Social Worker Level 1/2, Occupational Therapist Level 1/2, Registered Nurse, Psychologist Remuneration : Dependant on Qualifications Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ150301 Where you'll be working Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment. Find out what it's like to work at Blacktown Hospital and why we think you'd love working with us.

Some of our staff share their experiences in this short video: What you'll be doing The Assertive Community Treatment Team provides evidence based intensive services, as part of a multidisciplinary team, to people with a severe and persistent mental illness with other complexities, such as serious disability, social exclusion and other comorbidity issues (substance misuse, physical health issues etc.).

Additionally, because of their illness, consumers may have had frequent and unplanned admissions and/or intensive interventions which are not crisis related and they now require high intensity and frequent follow-up to remain well in the community. There may also be a history of non-engagement and/or non-adherence with traditional mental health services or treatments. The mental health clinician will provide services within a whole team approach in a way that is least intrusive, collaborative, recovery oriented, nominated primary carer and family responsive and inclusive, rehabilitative, encourages self-advocacy, facilitates empowerment and capacity for optimal independent function.

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing.

There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit. Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Essential Criteria: Qualification: Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing Registration: Eligibility for memb.

Western Sydney Local Health District
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$64184.86 - $100914


22 May 2020


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