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Mental Health Clinician, Acute Care Team/ SMHTAL, ESMHS

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Employment Type : Temporary Full Time until 03 October 2021 Position Classification : Registered Nurse, Social Worker level 1/2, Occupational Therapist level 1/2, Psychologist Remuneration : $64,184.86 - $100,914.00 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ189909 SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community.

This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Are you an experienced Mental Health Clinician who wants to help mental health consumers in times of crisis?  Come and join our caring and compassionate team working shifts in both the Acute Care Team and the State-Wide Mental Health Telephone Access Line (SMHTAL).  Where you&39;ll be working Acute Care Team, ESMHS  Located on the Prince of Wales Hospital campus, Randwick  What you&39;ll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’ . SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

Plan, coordinate and deliver high quality acute mental health care to consumers consistent with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards. The role involves telephone triage, mental health assessment and risk management. The position is permanent full time and is required to work a 24 hour seven (7) day a week rotating roster   Tertiary qualifications in Social Work and eligible for membership with AASW.

Tertiary qualifications in Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Psychology (with a minimum four-year degree with a major in Psychology and registration with the Psychologists Board of Australia) and registered with AHPRA. Demonstrated core competency skills in Mental Health interventions in the Community and experience in providing comprehensive mental health assessments Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery Demonstrated experience working with people with an acute mental illness or disorder Demonstrated experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience Demonstrated computer skills and the capacity to use health information systems Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and evidence based practice and a commitment to ongoing clinical and professional learning Current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence.   Need more information?   1) Click here for the.


Date25 October 2020

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $64184.86 - $90122.83

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