FWLHD - Towards Zero Suicides Complex Care Rural Clinician

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Employment Type : Temporary Full Time Position Classification : Psychologist Remuneration : $67,889 - $100,914 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ164897 The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia. To promote our vision of "excellence in rural and remote health", Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.

Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at https://jobs.health.nsw.

gov.au/ You can also find us on Facebook . What you'll be doing The role is designed to ensure individuals residing in Broken Hill and surrounding communities have access to timely and effective MHDA assessment, treatment and counselling for the effects of mental illness, significant psychosocial distress and suicidality, inclusive of high risk civil consumers and people released from custody.

It is offered in response to ongoing social stressors in these areas including isolation, drought, higher than average unemployment levels, higher than average levels of substance misuse and higher levels of incarceration. Skills and Knowledge Recognised degree in psychology, social work, occupational therapy with eligibility for NSW Registration/Professional Association where relevant. Experience working in a multidisciplinary adult mental health and or drug and alcohol setting.

Excellent net-working skills, with the capacity to work effectively with multiple stakeholder groups including people with lived experience of suicide and recovery. Demonstrated experience in the provision of evidence based treatment techniques and assessment procedures to mental health and or drug and alcohol consumers in a community setting. Demonstrated effective communication skills both written and verbal, with intermediate computer skills, including us of the Microsoft Office suite.

Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the recovery model and patient centred care. Demonstrated ability to work in a manner that engenders mutual respect in a cross cultural environment. Current licence to drive in NSW.

Need more information? 1) Click here for the Position Description 2) Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Christy McManus on Christy.McManushealth.nsw.

gov.au Applications Close: 21/05/2020.

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Far West Local Health District
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$67889 - $100914

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22 May 2020

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