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Mental Health Clinician | Case Manager | VIC

Summary

• Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) is looking for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 2, Clinical Psychologist 2 or Occupational Therapist Grade 2 to join the team!

• Fixed term Full Time opportunity

• Based in NAMHS Hotham Street

Your new team:

At NAMHS Hotham street you will find an enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines. We work hard and we work well as a team. The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger tea. Professional development is encouraged and supported.

Arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee. Once you have seen our service and spoken to our some of our wonderful team members, you will want to be part of something special and help us make a difference.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to:

  • Provide recovery oriented care including assessment and development of interventions in collaboration with consumers/ carers/families and other service providers including GP’s, NDIS service providers and other stakeholders.

  • Provide discipline specific evidence based practice and appropriate treatment options as required.
  • Partake in discipline specific clinical supervision and workload management.
  • Contribute in ongoing professional development activities and in-service training and sharing new found knowledge with the clinical team.

About You:

  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check . Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=dvlUHpf58nM=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Janne-Maree Blackman - 0394166300

 

Family Clinician | VIC

Summary

• Newly created Family Clinician role to provide mental health care for young people and families/carers at YPARC, based in Parkville

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact!

• Part-time ongoing opportunity | Flexibility and work-life balance

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute program supporting young people transition to the community from inpatient psychiatric care, or to intervene early and prevent further deterioration that may lead to inpatient psychiatric care. YPARC will also support young people with substance-use issues.

Your new role:

We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As a Family Clinician, you will:

  • Work with YPARC team to provide evidence-based brief interventions to young people and their families/carers
  • Provide comprehensive mental health services that are youth friendly, family inclusive, high-quality and evidence informed Provide education and training support for staff across YPARC
  • Participate in clinical case review meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure appropriate, consistent and coordinated service pathways and service delivery response for young people and their families/carers

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications – including training in family/systems therapy and/or approved qualifications in family therapy, mediation or equivalent
  • Experience in developing and delivering group programs for families/carers, including family support groups
  • Previous experience working in acute or sub-acute mental health or residential services

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Join us during this incredibly exciting time of growth and change - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport 

RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=VueSsv+QrBY=&mode=Preview

Contacts:


Emma Burke – 0399669100


Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100

 

Occupational Therapist | Grade 3 | VIC

Summary

• Newly created Social Worker role to provide mental health care for young people and families at YPARC, based in Parkville

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact!

• Full-time ongoing opportunity | Flexibility and work-life balance

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

Orygen delivers cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education for the mental health workforce to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health. 

Your new role:

We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As an Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Work with YPARC team to improve screening, identification, assessment and discharge planning of young people presenting with mental ill-health
  • Provide specialist consultations, assessments and evidence-based OT interventions to assist in better outcomes for young people and their family/carers
  • Provide support and oversight to the OT team within the YPARC and the wider Orygen teams
  • Provide supervision to Grade 1, Grade 2 and student Occupational Therapists as well as engage in supervision yourself

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications
  • Previous relevant Occupational Therapist experience in a mental health and/or related field
  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and preferably with young people presenting with mental ill-health
  • Experience and well-developed skills in the range of Occupational Therapist interventions including work with individuals, families and groups, consultation and liaison

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=NRg42CmxYd8=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Emma Burke – 0399669100
Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100

 

Graduate Occupational Therapist | QLD

Summary

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join the 2022 CHDE Graduate Program.

  • Full Time / Contract
  • $65,040 – $82,526 per annum (Based on a full-time, annual arrangement which does not include employer superannuation contributions of up to 12.75% and annual leave loading)
  • Suburb: various locations across Queensland

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy as part of the 2022 Graduate Program. A career with The Queensland Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy (CHDE) offers the opportunity to work and learn in a diverse environment. We deliver a number of services for Queenslanders including Housing and Homelessness, Community Support, Digital and ICT, and Arts as well as provide services to government. Our purpose is to improve the lives of Queenslanders by increasing social, economic and digital inclusion.

This role offers a unique opportunity to directly assist customers with complex needs to find the best possible housing solutions. In this role you will be at the frontline of service delivery – visiting housing tenants at their homes and in the community to identify solutions and modifications that support their safety, health and independence. You will be part of an experienced team that will support you to develop your skills and make a difference to people’s lives.

About the Housing and Homelessness Team

Housing and Homelessness Services strives to create better housing pathways, that will promote growth, enable prosperity, create connections and instil confidence, providing every Queenslander with the opportunity to fully participate in social and economic life.  Service Delivery, through its housing service centres, delivers the frontline services that ensure those most in need are supported by a safety net of targeted early interventions, flexible packages of support, supportive social housing and genuine wraparound services. This role will work from a Housing Service Centre (HSC).

If you have strong drive to make a difference to the lived experience of people, then this role is for you.

You will also have the opportunity to work closely with a range of partners to deliver purpose-built housing projects that meet the requirements of the building code and principles of disability access.

The CHDE Graduate Program is for two years and will provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills and experience in your field while contributing to Queenslanders and their communities. You will participate in a range of on-the-job and structured training programs to enhance your technical, interpersonal, customer service, communication and networking skills.

What we offer

Starting salary of $65,040 per annum plus superannuation on a temporary two-year contract

Flexible work-life balance opportunities

Generous leave provisions

Salary packaging

Structured professional and personal development plan, with comprehensive training and ongoing career development.

 

Am I eligible?

 

You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Completed or about to complete a university degree within the last two years with an Australian or New Zealand university

You are available to start employment in March 2022 (to be confirmed).

We are committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourage applications from:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

people with a disability.

Applicants are to apply online via Smart Jobs. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided, you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. Job closes 30 January 2022. 

CONTACT: 

Nicholas Smith, Senior Occupational Therapist

3007 4380 or nicholas.smith@chde.qld.gov.au

Occupational Therapist | Intermediate Care Services | SA

Summary

• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, GP Plus, Elizabeth

• Total Indicative Remuneration: $93,843 - $108,556 p.a. (pro rata) - AHP2 - Part-Time Temporary, working 37.5hrs per fortnight up to 30 June 2022

The Occupational Therapist is operationally responsible to the Senior Manager, Intermediate Care Services for the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of quality Allied Health Chronic Disease Intermediate Care Services (within a self-management support framework) for patients of the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN).

The Allied Health Chronic Disease Intermediate Care Services bring together Dietetic, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Social Work and Case Management services working collaboratively with services from the NALHN Clinical Divisions and Aboriginal Health Services to optimise health outcomes and reduce hospital admissions for patients with Diabetes, Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases, and vulnerable people with other chronic diseases.

The Occupational Therapist applies clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive and integrated services to the needs of clients of NALHN. The Occupational Therapist works under limited direct clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experience therapists, allied health assistants and students.

Working in conjunction with other Chronic Disease Intermediate Care Services members and other health professionals the Clinician optimises patient functional and health outcomes in this specialty area. 

You must hold an appropriate Degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration as an Occupational Therapist with Occupational Therapy Australia.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 776778

Download File 776778 - Occupational Therapist - Intermediate Care Services - AHP2 - Job Pack.pdf

Applications close: 28 January 2022

 

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:

776778

Contact:

Sarah Pratt

0416 873 887

Sarah.Pratt@sa.gov.au

Community MH Clinician | Aged Care Centre | VIC

Summary

• Want to work in a Community Aged Mental Health Team?

• Want to expand your skills?

• Want a more challenging role?

• Full Time, Permanent

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org

About Aged Persons Mental Health Teams 

The community teams have six sub-teams within two larger teams which are based in Kingston Centre and is known as the Middle South Aged Persons Mental Health Team (APMHT). The other is based in Endeavour Hills and is known as the Dandenong APMHT. The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years and over, who have a psychiatric disability and/or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring specialist treatment. 

About the Role 

  • Mental Health Clinician Parental Leave position 
  • Opportunity exists for a suitably experienced, Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse or Social Worker 
  • Great way to experience working with a community team 
  • Monday–Fri 8.30am-5pm 
  • Monash Health, Middle-South Aged Persons Mental Health Team (located at Kingston Centre, Cheltenham) 
  • Diverse geographical area and client population 
  • As a member of a multidisciplinary team the Mental Health Clinician will consult with other staff members on specialist matters, in relation to client needs

Our Mental Health Clinicians are responsible for a range of clinical mental health services including: 

  • triage 
  • intake 
  • comprehensive mental health assessments including mental state examinations and risk management 
  • care planning and treatment 
  • clinical case management 
  • education 
  • discharge planning 

This position also provides discipline specific services to clients as required. 

Working in our diverse geographical area, you will enjoy the challenges of working with the complexities of mental health and making a positive difference every day. 

About You 

If you take your career goals, need for job satisfaction and personal growth seriously, than so do we. Working with us offers you certain advantages. Your experiences with us will be varied and stimulating, giving you true diversity in your job and exposure to situations that broaden your experience and equip you for the career paths ahead. You will have the support of our professional development programs, allowing you to be your best. 

Additionally you will possess: 

  • AHPRA registered Occupational Therapists or 
  • Qualified Social Workers (preferably accredited with AASW) or 
  • AHPRA registered nurses ( with post graduate qualifications in Mental Health) 

You will be committed to recovery-focused care, a strong team player, and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of the service. 

Monash Health will offer: 

  • salary packaging 
  • friendly and supportive culture 
  • opportunity to experience various teams 
  • on-going supervision and professional development 

How to Apply 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Any queries, please contact:

Margaret Dietz

Team Manager RSP Aged MH

92651750

APPLY NOW – CLICK HERE

Occupational Therapist | Bundaberg | QLD

Summary

Position Title: Occupational Therapist - Senior (Bundaberg)

Location: Integrated Care Rehabilitation Services, Bundaberg Hospital

Remuneration:  

 You will receive a competitive salary between $4,302.20 – $4,629.50 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP4) (Temporary Full Time, 76 hours p.f., from date of appointment up to 6th April 2022 with the possibility of extension) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy). Job Ad Reference: H2201WB402009

Duties:

  • To provide high level rehabilitation and geriatric occupational therapy clinical services to clients of the Integrated Care Rehabilitation Service.
  • To lead and manage the allied health assistants within the multidisciplinary Integrated Care Rehabilitation team.
  • To provide clinical practice supervision and clinical development to allied health assistants within the multidisciplinary Integrated Care Rehabilitation team.
  • The position will focus on providing occupational therapy programs for the rehabilitation of older people who have been discharged after an acute or sub-acute episode of care; preventing inappropriate and avoidable admissions to acute care or permanent residential aged care; and clinical supervision of Allied Health Assistants in their implementation of therapy programs.

Enquiries:   Kristen James (0418 201 351)

Job Ad Reference:    H2201WB402009

Application Details:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2201WB402009       

Closing Date:  Thursday, 3rd February 2022

Senior Clinician | Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service | VIC

Summary

• Exciting opportunity to join Orygen Specialist Program’s FYMHS team

• Part Time Fixed Term multidisciplinary role | OT3, SW3, P3 and RPN4

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact

Orygen Specialist Mental Health Service is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and clinically skilled clinician to provide clinical services within our Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service. This team provides specialist youth mental health care in custodial settings including the Parkville and Malmsbury sites.

About us

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

Our clinical program offers specialist inpatient care, crisis intervention and assessment, individual case management, family therapy and group interventions, intensive outreach services, community consultation, and training. OSP teams have strong links with research and training organisations including Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health. 

The Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS) team also sees young people presenting with ADHD, ASD, intellectual disability and complex trauma. 

Your new role:

  • Provide high quality care and expertise to achieve the best outcomes for young people and their families and carers 
  • Provide effective and timely on-site clinical treatment and case management to young people in custody
  • Use a holistic approach that supports effective treatment outcomes and reintegration to the community
  • Contribute to the development of Forensic Youth Mental Health services at Orygen

About You:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications
  • Comprehensive experience in the application of clinical practice in the mental health field, particularly in youth mental health
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment (including risk assessment), diagnostic formulation, and treatment interventions for young people presenting with mental ill health
  • Knowledge of the youth justice and/or criminal justice system and other relevant

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Join us during this incredibly exciting time of growth and change - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=QqO/dHcQGog=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Ingrid Cranston - 0417822204 

Emma Burke - 0437435060

Assertive Outreach Clinician | VIC

Summary

• The Early Psychosis Stream is searching for an Occupational Therapist Grade 2, Social Worker Grade 2, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 or Psychologist Grade 2 to be their Clinical Case Manager

• Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness

• Based primarily at Parkville with future planned satellite clinics at Glenroy and Craigieburn

• The position is Full-Time, Permanent / Ongoing.

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness

Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach

Your new role

  • Provide comprehensive clinical case management and intensive interventions to clients of the Early Psychosis Stream.

  • These clients are young people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues.
  • Work within a specialist multidisciplinary team environment as a Case Manager who is responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family.
  • This involves provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks, such as liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person.
  • The incumbent is expected to function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service.

Your Contribution:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=6PkVGj/gZvE=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Donna Gee - 99669100 

Marcus Papuga - 99669100 

Occupational Therapy | Deputy Head of Department | NSW

Summary

Location: Bega

Requisition No: REQ249723

Salary: $109,004 - $111,728

Enquiries: Lisa Reade on 02 4474 1572

Close Date: 7 February 2022

Are you looking for a Life-Style Change or Career Progression?

Occupational Therapy – Deputy Head of Department - Bega

Location: Bega

Requisition No: REQ249723

Salary: $109,004 - $111,728

Enquiries: Lisa Reade on 02 4474 1572

Close Date: 7 February 2022

 

  • Join a supportive, passionate and progressive team in a friendly and collaborative working environment.
  • Fantastic opportunity to move to the amazing south coast of NSW and live in the idyllic coastal towns of Merimbula or Tathra neighbouring the Bega Valley. 
  • OT Positions such as this are rare on the South Coast.

 

To apply visit https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/jobs/occupational-therapy-deputy-head-of-department-bega-132453

 

APPLY ONLINE NOW!

 

NSW Health Service: employer of choice

 

Brain Tumour Support Officer | Grade 2 | VIC

Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and innovative Occupational Therapist to join the Brain Tumour Support Service and Wellness & Supportive Care team at Austin Health. The Brain Tumour Support Officer role is part of a dynamic and leading supportive care service for people and families affected by brain tumour. This unique opportunity is offered at 2 days per week and will provide specialised care coordination, individual and group interventions and service navigation throughout the entire brain tumour disease trajectory. The position is based at the ONJ Cancer Centre, Austin Health, Heidelberg.

 

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Wellness & Supportive Care team at the ONJ Centre of Austin Health as the Brain Tumour Support Officer, to work with brain tumour patients and families.

Details of position/position requirements - The Brain Tumour Support Service (BTSS) at the ONJ Cancer Centre/Austin Health is a unique and dynamic service providing supportive care and education to people affected by the diagnosis of primary brain tumour.

The BTSS has an active support group and psycho education program, and is instrumental in people accessing the NDIS and appropriate services to help them live better with brain tumour. The Brain Tumour Support Officer (BTSO) role provides supportive care assessment, information and care coordination to patients, families and colleagues through individual, group and education programs.

This position also brings opportunity for being involved in leading supportive care research.

The BTSO works collaboratively with both the Wellness & Supportive Care team at the ONJ Centre and the neuro-oncology treatment team. This position is directed to experienced occupational therapists or social workers keen to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment, making a difference to the lives of our patients and their families.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:

  • Interest and knowledge of this key area of health, with at least two years work-related experience in oncology or neurology.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of health, disability and adjustment issues for brain tumour patients, their carers and families, including the associated lifestyle disruption, survivorship issues, and end of life care 

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Phone:  

Dianne Legge - 0466 247 037

E: dianne.legge@austin.org.au

Penny Sanderson – 0411 118 948
E: penelope.sanderson@austin.org.au

Divisional Manager | QLD

Summary

  • Work from home / office space negotiable (some travel will be required)
  • Ongoing - Full time (37.5 hours per week) part time negotiable
  • Range $75 000 - $80 000 plus super, pro rata
  • The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and representation within the Queensland Division of Occupational Therapy Australia. This includes promotion of the organisation and the profession through engagement with key industry and government stakeholders and members and implementing initiatives that support and enhance stakeholder interactions.

What we do

Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) is the peak professional body representing the interests of occupational therapists across the country.

Occupational Therapy Australia is a nationwide organisation that comprises all states and territories (Divisions) and has a membership of over 11,000 individual occupational therapists and occupational therapy students. Our head office is based in Melbourne.

We are a membership association, driven by our purpose to represent, support and strengthen the continually evolving occupational therapy profession. We are people focussed and strive to foster a workplace that is diverse, inclusive and celebrates individual skillsets.

About the role

Divisional Managers have responsibility for leading and operationalising the work of the association within their state or territory. Each Division is supported by an advisory Divisional Council, consisting of members of that state/territory. The Queensland Divisional Manager reports to the General Manager, Divisions and works as part of a team of managers who are based in WA, SA, VIC, and NSW.

In this role, you will lead and manage the work of the Queensland Division of Occupational Therapy Australia. Working closely with the association’s national teams you will have responsibility for: building and maintaining professional relationships with key industry stakeholders, representing occupational therapists and members, driving state advocacy and policy, and implementing activities that facilitate membership growth and retention in line with the organisation’s strategic plan.

This is a dynamic role that would suit somebody with an allied health background and experience working in a policy, advocacy, or stakeholder engagement environment, preferably within the health sector in Queensland.

The position offers flexibility, with the option to work from home or an agreed office space and is open to applicants who reside throughout Queensland. From time to time you will be required to travel within the state.

Ideally, you will have

  • A people focus and an alignment with the association’s purpose and vision
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, managing, and maintaining partnerships, strategic relationships, and collaborative projects with diverse stakeholders, including Government agencies, insurance bodies, compensable schemes, hospital and health services and industry organisations
  • An understanding of occupational therapy, allied health, or the healthcare workforce and/or the operating environment for health professionals in Queensland
  • Previous experience or an understanding of working within compensable insurance schemes, for example experience as an allied health treatment provider/workplace rehabilitation provider
  • Experience or knowledge of leveraging policy and advocacy opportunities and contributing to submissions
  • Experience in or with not-for-profit organisations, small organisations, or professional membership associations
  • Experience with project or plan implementation including data analysis and ability to produce and communicate reports
  • The ability to manage and prioritise a range of responsibilities and work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal and an ability to negotiate for positive and mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Ability to work with and leverage technology to facilitate work including Microsoft Office, client management systems and project collaboration platforms

Please read through the Position Description (See Below) for more information about the role.

What the role can offer you

  • Opportunity to work for a purpose-led organisation and contribute positively to health outcomes, through supporting and representing the occupational therapy profession
  • Autonomy and variety in your role, with the ability to structure your days and drive the work within your division
  • Flexibility to work from home with options for an office or co-working environment
  • Advantages of working for a not-for-profit including salary packaging options

 

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by Friday 28th January 2022 to brooke.carter@otaus.com.au   

OTA as an Equal Opportunity Employer is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages and gender as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those who identify as LGBTIQ+ and people with a disability.

 

 

Senior Clinician | Early Psychosis Steam | VIC

Summary

• Lead a team of clinicians in the Early Psychosis Stream (EPPIC and PACE)

• Provide comprehensive mental health interventions

• Multidisciplinary role – Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 3 and Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4

• Part-Time (0.8 EFT), Ongoing

• Based in Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Orygen Youth Health (OYH) is a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, we provide specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness

Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach 

Your new role

  • Be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team specialising in the provision of comprehensive case management and psychological therapy to clients attending the Early Psychosis Clinical Stream. These clients are young people who are at risk of developing a psychotic illness or experiencing a first episode of psychosis 
  • Function autonomously as well as work collaboratively with the Continuing Care Team Coordinator and the Clinical Stream Leader.
  • Plan and develop services for these young people and their families which are consistent with best practice standards and evidence-based care, and are in line with the strategic direction and vision for OYH 
  • Support all Clinical Stream business including intake and client allocation, clinical review and quality assurance processes, supervision of staff, business and professional development meetings and contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships with key external stakeholders, developing effective interfaces within OYH clinical streams and OYH programs, as well as facilitating relevant research activities.

Your Contribution

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • Relevant experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Why work with us?

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=4a8tb5o7uX0=&mode=Preview

Contacts:


Richard Bell - 0449508803


Lucy Graham - 99276200

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Clinician | VIC

Summary

• Newly created AOD clinician role to provide mental health care for young people and families at YPARC, based in Parkville

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact

• Part-time ongoing opportunity | Flexibility and work-life balance

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

Orygen delivers cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education for the mental health workforce to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health. 

Your new role:

We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As an AOD Clinician, you will:

  • Work with YPARC team to improve screening, identification, assessment and discharge planning of patients presenting with AOD/Dual Diagnosis issues
  • Assist and support staff in the development and implementation of AOD and/or Dual Diagnosis care plans
  • Provide education and training support for staff across YPARC
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkage to other agencies that also provide support to young people with mental illnesses

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications
  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of AOD/mental illness and psychiatric disability presentations
  • Capacity to undertake AOD screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with young people who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Experience working with people with complex AOD, mental health and medical issues

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=Ti9ijrdkL1c=&mode=Preview

Contacts:


Emma Burke – 0399669100


Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100

YPARC Team Leader | Grade 3 | VIC

Summary

• Newly created Team Leader role to provide operations and clinical leadership to our YPARC team, based in Parkville

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact!

• Full-time ongoing opportunity | Flexibility and work-life balance

• Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute program supporting young people transition to the community from inpatient psychiatric care, or to intervene early and prevent further deterioration that may lead to inpatient psychiatric care. YPARC will also support young people with substance-use issues.


Your new role


We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As an AOD Clinician, you will:

  • Provide advanced discipline-specific values and leadership within the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide specialist mental health interventions and leadership relating to sub-acute management of mental health symptoms, physical health monitoring whilst initiating treatment and therapeutic interventions
  • Provide leadership regarding the provision of care including risk assessments and policies, assessment of risk in provision of care within the YPARC environment and risks to the young person, staff, self and organisation
  • Demonstrate advanced skills in mental health, physical health and risk assessment, interventions, least restrictive practices and improved outcomes using evidence based best practice
  • Provide support and professional development around areas of specialist knowledge to members of relevant clinical teams, via training, secondary consultation, supervision and other appropriate strategies

About you

  • Relevant registration and qualifications
  • Substantive previous clinical experience in a mental health or acute hospital setting and/or related field and preferably with young people presenting with mental ill-health
  • Previous experience in leadership of a multidisciplinary team, managing workforce rosters, budgets and recruitment
  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Interested?



If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=Ym0aN2hKbww=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Emma Burke - 0399669100  


Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100 

 

Social Worker | Grade 2 | VIC

Summary

• Newly created Social Worker role to provide mental health care for young people and families at YPARC, based in Parkville

• This is an exciting time of growth in youth mental health – make a big impact!

• Full-time ongoing opportunity | Flexibility and work-life balance

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute program supporting young people transition to the community from inpatient psychiatric care, or to intervene early and prevent further deterioration that may lead to inpatient psychiatric care. YPARC will also support young people with substance-use issues.

Your new role:

We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As an AOD Clinician, you will:

  • Work with YPARC team to improve screening, identification, assessment and discharge planning of young people presenting with mental ill-health
  • Provide specialist consultations, assessments and evidence based Social Work interventions to assist in better outcomes for young people and their family/carers
  • Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team, to provide Social Work specific services
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkage to other agencies that also provide support to young people with mental illnesses

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications
  • Previous relevant Social Work experience in a mental health or acute hospital setting and/or related field
  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and preferably with young people presenting with mental ill-health
  • Experience and well-developed skills in the range of Social Work interventions including work with individuals, families and groups, consultation and liaison

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=RV9iJCJoYcQ=&mode=Preview

Contacts:

Emma Burke - 0399669100 

Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100  

Occupational Therapist | Research and Translation Lead | VIC

Summary

• Brand new role, make it your own!

• Unique position, supporting research and translating research for Occupational Therapists

• Part Time, 40 hours per fortnight

Your new role:

  • Exciting position aimed to improve the delivery of occupational therapy services through translating outcomes into mental health clinical practice.
  • The position offers a professional pathway for career progression in mental health research and is directly responsible for the translation of research into practice.

Key objectives of this role include:

  • Strengthen occupational therapy research leadership
  • Develop priorities for innovation and research
  • Develop and maximize use of research governance and infrastructure
  • Build research capability

About you:

  • You are an AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist.
  • You have effective communication skills and a passion for continued professional development.
  • You have advanced knowledge of research and evidence-based practice in profession-specific and related clinical areas.
  • You have strong research skills in the conceptualisation, design and analysis of research projects in routine healthcare data.
  • You have strong skills in systematically reviewing healthcare literature to develop research protocols, systematic reviews, apply for funding or to maintain clinical and scientific currency of a particular topic.

Benefits of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

 

Interested?

 

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link: 

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=rYGBfZQXYSo=&mode=Preview 

Contact Details:

Rachel Knight - 0438370881

 

Occupational Therapist | Grade One| Rotational | VIC

Summary

South West Healthcare is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for a temporary full time or part time Occupational Therapist Grade One rotating position until November 2023.

South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Occupational Therapy Department provides best practice services to groups and individuals of all ages, across a range of hospital and community programs. Care is delivered as part of an established and progressive multidisciplinary team which includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Allied Health Assistants, Nurses and Medical services.

SWH has a well renowned supportive workplace culture, with an opportunity to work alongside experienced health professionals and managers. The team works from a new multipurpose community based facility in the CBD of Warrnambool, with access to modern well-equipped clinical spaces, fleet vehicles, laptops and remote internet access to assist in the delivery of services.

Graduates and experienced clinicians are encouraged to apply to this rotational position.

What you bring

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused at all times

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be engaging and collaborative, and have excellent communication and influencing skills. Ideally you will have clinical experience within the health sector, a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of contemporary practice, and you will be looking for an opportunity to enhance and progress your health career. The successful applicant must hold current registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application via our website and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 23 January 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Please specify in your application your preferred hours per fortnight as part and full time applications will be considered.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2021, with the appropriate classification Occupational Therapist Grade 1.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Contact Person Name & Email:

Heidi Manson (Manager Occupational Therapy)

hmanson@swh.net.au

Senior Clinician | Orygen Youth Health | VIC

Summary

• The HYPE Stream is searching for a Senior Allied Health Grade 3; Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4 to be their Clinical Case Manager

• Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness

• Based in Parkville

• The position is Part-Time (0.6 EFT); Maternity Leave replacement

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness

  • Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach 
  • Specialist clinical streams offer targeted interventions for psychotic disorders (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis), mood disorders, and personality disorders; and also manage the co-morbid substance use disorders, eating disorders, and neurodevelopment disorders

Your new role

  • Provide comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the HYPE Stream
  • The Clinical Case Manager works within a specialist multidisciplinary team environment and is responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family.
  • This involves provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks, such as liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person
  • You will be expected to function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service
  • Provide interventions to clients from a range of Clinical Streams and spend time working within other programs such as the Youth Access Team or the Outreach team

About you

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=mZr3TGDBgqE=&mode=Preview

Contact details:

Jane Pinnuck - 99669100

Fritha Melville - 99669100

Senior Clinician | HYPE Stream | VIC

Summary

• The HYPE Stream is searching for a Senior Allied Health Grade 3; Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4 to be their Clinical Case Manager

• Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness

• Based in Sunshine, Satellites in Wyndham and Melton

• The position is Part-Time (0.6 EFT); Ongoing

Your new team

  • Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness
  • Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach 
  • Specialist clinical streams offer targeted interventions for psychotic disorders (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis), mood disorders, and personality disorders; and also manage the co-morbid substance use disorders, eating disorders, and neurodevelopment disorders

Your new role

  • Provide comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the HYPE Stream
  • Work within a specialist multidisciplinary team environment and is responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family.
  • This involves provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks, such as liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person
  • You will function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service
  • Provide interventions to clients from a range of Clinical Streams and spend time working within other programs such as the Youth Access Team or the Outreach team

Your Contribution

  • Comprehensive experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=VeO4sOuPGME=&mode=Preview

Contact details:

Richard Bell – 0449508803

Fritha Melville - 99276200

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