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Clinical Case Manager, MOOD Stream | Orygen Youth Health

Summary

  • Clinical Case Manager, MOOD Stream - Orygen Youth Health
  • Multidisciplinary Grade 2 (OT SW Clinical Psychologist) or RPN3
  • Part Time (0.6 FTE) - Fixed Tem (6 months)
  • Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Life with us:

  • 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.
  • OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.
  • 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.
  • Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program. A forensic stream is under development.  

Get to know us at www.oyh.org.au.  

A job to be proud of:

  • Provide comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the MOOD Clinical Stream.
  • Our clients are young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues.
  • 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.
  • Deliver 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.

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.

Our Commitment to You:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Orygen Youth Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym (some sites), Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, onsite car parking, close to public transport.

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Enquiries

Ben McKechnie – 03 9966 9100
Jaymee Pingitore - 03 9927 6200

Clinical Lead  | Orygen Youth Health

Summary

  • Intensive Clinician, Early Psychosis Stream - Orygen Youth Health
  • Multidisciplinary Grade 2 (OT SW Clinical Psychologist) or RPN3
  • Full Time - Fixed Term, working 80 hours per fortnight including monthly ADO
  • Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Life with us:

  • 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.
  • OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.
  • Our 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.
  • Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program. A forensic stream is under development.
  • Learn more about OYH and our work at www.oyh.org.au.

A job to be proud of:

  • Provide comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the Early Psychosis Stream.
  • Our 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 that is responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family.
  • The team provides 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.
  • Function autonomously, carrying a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service.
  • In addition to clinical case management, you will be responsible for the delivery of outreach based intensive mental health care to a small caseload of clients with psychotic disorders who have been identified as being at high risk due to poor engagement in treatment, prolonged recovery and risk to self or others.
  • Support other members of the clinical team by engaging in shared care with clients requiring short-term intensive interventions

Your Contribution:

  • Qualification 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

Our Commitment to You:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Orygen Youth Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym (some sites), Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport.

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

  • Leadership role
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4 & Allied Health Grade 3
  • Full Time ongoing - Mon to Fri 8.30 am - 5.00pm with a monthly ADO!

Life with Us: 

  • At Northern Area Health Service - Noogal Clinic - you will have the opportunity to work in a newly opened, purpose-built facility that is close to amenities and public transport.
  • We are a friendly, welcoming team of clinicians of various disciplines.
  • We strive to provide best practice for our consumers and work collaboratively as a team, and with our partner agencies.
  • The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team.
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported.

A Job to Be Proud Of: 

  • Assist Community Team members to provide assessment and treatment to consumers with complex mental health-related needs and the family/carers
  • Provide a high level of clinical expertise in the assessment, provision of treatment and delivery of the targeted intervention to consumers with complex mental health-related needs and their family/carers
  • Utilise discipline-specific skills as appropriate and as required by consumers, the family/carers and the service.
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkages to other agencies that also provide support to people with mental illnesses.

Your Contribution:

  • A minimum of 7 years clinical experience or 5 years for Nursing
  • Extensive 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
  • Experience in providing clinical supervision and in developing other's supervision skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support the development of clinical staff
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence

Our Commitment to You:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • NAMHS Noogal Clinic prides itself in offering a great working environment for all clinicians of all disciplines.
  • Salary packaging options and monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!).

Connect With Us:

You are welcome to arrange a visit to view our excellent facility and discuss the role and meet some of the team. You will not be disappointed!

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Enquiries:

Patrick Roe
03 8468 3800
Michael Wilson
03 8468 3800

Community Clinician | Melbourne Health

Summary

  • Clinician FT and 12mth F/T position available
  • Full Time Fixed Term position,80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Located at the newly built Melton Health and Community Services centre

Life with Us:

The Mid West Outer Community Team are a welcoming and supportive diverse group of multi-disciplinary clinicians who value the specific contributions of nurses to the treatment of our consumers.  You will have the opportunity to work with clients with a severe mental illness from diverse backgrounds with complex needs in the rapid growing Shire of Melton.  We have relocated and settled into a multi service purpose built health centre where you have the opportunity to alongside Community health and mental health workers, family services and D&A workers.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Support recovery oriented assessment and interventions in collaboration with consumers/ carers/families.
  • 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 people with mental illnesses as required.
  • Ensure all client centred activities are accurately documented in the appropriate format within the clinical patient file in a timely manner.
  • Work in collaboration with your multi-disciplinary mental health team
  • Provide intensive support to clients in the clinic and their home environment with a focus on medication support and administration within individualised recovery and wellness plans

Your Contribution:

  • Hold a relevant qualification, and display demonstrated skills and experience in the principles and practice of working with people presenting mental health issues especially in the community setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant evidence based treatment models and interventions for high and low prevalence psychiatric illnesses
  • Advanced knowledge of current medications, side effects and ability to administer and supervise medications for clients with complex needs and from diverse backgrounds

Our Commitment to You:

  • Become part of the large NWMH Nursing workforce and the MWAMHS Outer Community Team with a well-established and cohesive nursing leadership group
  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Enquiries: Jane Pinnuck - 0401 600 911 

Emergency Mental Health - Senior Clinician | Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department

Summary

  • Senior Clinician with the Emergency Mental Health Team
  • Located at Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department
  • This is a full time position but we will consider Part Time

Life With us:

The EMH Clinician maintains a pivotal role within the ED providing an interface between community mental health and inpatient services. The role provides high level clinical consultation within the RMH Emergency Department, with respect to the assessment, management and treatment of mental health disorders together with associated at risk behaviour.

  • Face to face interaction and assessment is the primary focus of the clinician, including the gathering of collateral information.
  • Supporting families, clients and carers presenting in crisis during their Emergency Department visit is central to this role
  • EMH also staff the Inner West PACER and Engage program and clinicians are rostered across both roles.    

We will also consider an applicant expressing interest to do permanent nights. Applicant would still be orientated to all roles within the Emergency Mental Health Team and would be required to work 1 month of rotating roster per year [or equivalent spread throughout the year]

A Job to Be Proud Of:

The Senior Clinician will participate in clinical service development activities within the Team and encourage and support quality initiatives and research.  The role involves the provision of supervision to staff as well as students within the relevant discipline. In partnership with the Emergency Department Clinicians the EMH clinician will:

  • Consult with ED staff in identifying and assessing persons with a possible mental illness. Provide comprehensive mental health and risk assessments for clients triaged and referred.
  • Develop mental health treatment and management plans within the ED and organise ongoing assistance before the patient is discharged from the ED.
  • Collaboratively develop internal policies and protocols, training and quality activities aimed at improving services to people with mental health problems within the ED.
  • Meet national triage standards and other key performance indicators including length of stay of both admitted and non-admitted patients.
  • Provide mental health care consistent with the Mental Health Act and National Mental Health Standards.
  • Facilitate and encourage continuity of care processes between adult psychiatric inpatient /community, youth, aged care services and the emergency department.

Your Contribution:

  • Formal qualifications and registration (Registered psychiatric Nurse, Occupational therapist, Psychologist and Social worker).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Strong understanding of mental illness, assessment and risk

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support   program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Contact:

Contact Person: Erin Rees
Contact Number: 0412 199 334
Alternate Contact Person: Alex Smith
Alternate Contact Number: 0437 284 745

Forensic Clinical Specialist | Mid West Area Mental Health

Summary

  • Forensic Clinical Specialist
  • Mid-West Area Mental Health Service
  • Full Time, Permanent 80 hours per fortnight, including ADO
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 5 / Psychologist Grade 4/ SW4/ OT4

Life with Us:

The Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) provides mental health services to consumers residing and working in the Municipalities’ of Melton and Brimbank, in the Sunbury/Bulla. The catchment area offers several unique features which provide opportunities in the area of service provision, new mental health care initiatives and research opportunities.

The FCS role provides service delivery to all programs within the Mid-West Area Mental Health Service (Community, EMH, Bed-based services). The role is part of the Mid-West FCS Program and will work in partnership with the existing Forensic Clinical Specialist (based at Harvester Clinic, Sunshine) and is expected to operate within the established local FCS Program Operational Guidelines and the objectives provided by the Department of Health’s Forensic Clinical Specialist Initiative.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • The Forensic Clinical Specialist role provides primary and secondary clinical consultation and clinical capacity building with Area Mental Health clinicians to support consumers who have a significant forensic history and complex high-risk needs. 
  • The successful applicants will undertake joint and independent, structured professional judgement assessments of consumers who meet the DHS FCS Initiative target co-hort criteria, and present with a high risk of violent offending, across a range of clinical areas.
  • The MW FCS Program and the role is expected to deliver specific education and training (risk management, violence screening & assessment) to AMHS clinicians and some general mental health training with external stakeholder providers (police, courts, corrections), whilst providing a key liaison function between MWAMHS and Corrective & Justice Services within the catchment
  • The FCS role is also expected to contribute to service development and ongoing network and interagency partnerships with a variety of stakeholder providers

The FCS Program is primarily linked to local area Correctional facilities (Ravenhall Correctional Centre (Ballert Yeram Boo-ee), Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (Marmak Unit) and Metropolitan Remand Centre.

The role acts as a central resource for the relevant Court Mental Health Assessment & Response Service (MHARS), Police MH liaison and Community Correctional Services within the municipalities of Melton and Brimbank (including Sunbury/Bulla).

In working with these agencies, you will improve referral pathways and area responsiveness to people with mental health challenges and complex needs, transitioning from prison and the courts to specialist mental health care. 

Your Contribution:

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Extensive clinical experience (more than 5 years Team Leader/or equivalent position)
  • The ability to provide advice regarding the management of forensic risk related issues & complex high-risk behaviours
  • Interest, commitment and experience in the assessment and treatment of mental health consumers with co-existing forensic problems
  • Proven ability to work autonomously within a small program and as part of the wider programs within MWAMHS, make clinically sound decisions and contribute to change management

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs  
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Contact:

Contact Person: Terry Runciman
Contact Number: 0425 725 006
Alternate Contact Person: Donal Twomey
Alternate Contact Number: 0438 320 639

Mental Health Clinician  | Northern Area Mental Health Service

Summary

  • Allied Health Grade 2 - Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker & Occupational Therapist & Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3
  • Full Time Ongoing Position - 80 hours per fortnight working 7 day rotating roster - AM shifts 8.30 am - 5.00 pm & PM shifts 2.00pm - 10.30pm
  • Brand new facility - Noogal Clinic (Mill Park)

Life With Us:

  • If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you.
  • Who are we? The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea.
  • Clinical Programs provided by the NAMHS include:
  • Adult Community Services (2 Community Teams)
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds)
  • EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital
  • Community Care Unit
  • Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Are you the person we are looking for? 
  • Engage and build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and understand the needs and preferences of the person and their carers/family
  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and intervention in collaboration with people presenting with complex and enduring mental illness
  • Provide time limited goal focused on intensive community-based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families
  • Provide discipline specific consultations, assessments and evidence-based interventions to assist in better outcomes for consumers and carers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers to support a consistent approach
  • Full Time Ongoing position working 80 hours per fortnight (7 day week rotating roster - AM shifts 8.30 am - 5.00 pm & PM shifts 2.00pm - 10.30pm)

Your Contribution:

  • If you want to work in a team environment that encourages individual, evidence-based approaches to mental health care then we want you.
  • If you enjoy working in an environment where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected, then this job is for you.
  • Keen to work intensively with consumers on their recovery journey
  • Provide evidenced-based assessments and interventions including linking to meaningful and purposeful activities in the person’s own community
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers
  • Provide discipline specific evidence based practice and appropriate treatment options as required

Our Commitment To You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • You don’t have to pay exorbitant car parking fees!
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs

Connect With Us:

We know you are out there – connect with us! If you have any questions about your application or you just want to know more about NAMHS, please do not hesitate in contacting Patrick Roe (Manager Community Team North) or visit https://www.nwmh.org.au/.

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

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Contact Name: Patrick Roe
Contact Phone: 03 8468 3800
Alternate Contact Name: Michael Wilson
Alternate Contact Phone: 03 8468 3800

Mental Health Clinician - Enhanced Intervention  | Northern Area Mental Health Service

Summary

NAMHS has recently received funding for an Enhanced Intervention function to be embedded in our two existing community-based teams. This new function needs experienced clinicians (two clinicians located at each site) keen to utilise their specialist skills.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

NAMHS has recently received funding for an Enhanced Intervention function to be embedded in our two existing community-based teams. This new function needs experienced clinicians (two clinicians located at each site) keen to utilise their specialist skills.

  • Adult Community Services (2 Community Teams)
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds)
  • EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital
  • Community Care Unit
  • Prevention and Recovery Care Service
  • Actively engage and build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and understand the needs and preferences of the person and their carers/family
  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and intervention in collaboration with people presenting with complex and enduring mental illness 
  • Provide time-limited goal focused intensive community-based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families 
  • Provide discipline specific consultations, assessments and evidence-based interventions to assist in better outcomes for consumers and carers 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers to support a consistent approach.
  • If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you.
  • Providing a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea.

Your Contribution:

  • We are seeking clinicians who are keen to work intensively with consumers on their recovery journey. We are looking for individuals who are able to provide evidenced-based assessments and interventions including linking to meaningful and purposeful activities in the person’s own community.
  • If you want to work in a team environment that encourages individual, evidence-based approaches to mental health care then we want you.
  • If you enjoy working in an environment where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected, then this job is for you.
  • If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you.

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Contact Name:  Patrick Roe
Contact Phone: 03 8468 3800
Alternate Contact Name: Michael Wilson
Alternate Contact Phone: 03 8468 3800

Mental Health Key Clinician | Rostered 0.9EFT

Phone: 03 9416 6300 
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Mental Health Clinician (OT2, SW2, RPN3)
  • Rostered (working a rotating roster over 7 days) - Part Time 0.9 EFT
  • Provide assessment and treatment to consumers and their families/carers

Life with us:

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 team. 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.

A job to be proud of:

  • 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.

Your Contribution:

  • 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
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Our commitment to you:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NAMHS Hotham Street prides itself in offering a great working environment for all clinicians of all disciplines.

Connect with us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Contact Name

Janne-Maree Blackman 

Contact Phone

94166300 

Occupational Therapist | Early Childhood Professional

Phone: 02 6882 0599
Email: info@oeci.org.au

Summary

An exciting opportunity awaits an Occupational Therapist to join our team. New graduates are welcome to apply.

OECI is a community based Early Childhood Intervention service & registered NDIS provider in Dubbo. OECI provides a diverse range of services to babies and young children 0-12 years of age with developmental delays & or disabilities residing in Dubbo and the surrounding regional communities.

  • Fulltime/Part time opportunity
  • Dubbo Location
  • Work with a dynamic and innovative interdisciplinary team
  • Flexible working arrangements

The successful applicant will have access to:

  • on the job training,
  • extensive resources,
  • provision of PD&L opportunities,
  • regular mentoring & supervision,
  • salary sacrifice
  • work with an experienced team across the therapy and education disciplines.

Key Responsibilities

As an Occupational Therapist at OECI you will:

  • Provide direct support to children with developmental delays and or disabilities and their families
  • Prepare and submit relevant reports and service data
  • Develop and maintain internal and external working relationships
  • Plan optimal use of time on a day to day basis
  • Research and deliver best practice, evidenced based therapy

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience and passion for working with children with a developmental delay and or disability, building their family’s capacity to respond to the needs of the family implementing family centred, strengths based and reflective practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills
  • High standard of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience working in diverse community settings, promoting inclusion within natural environments
  • Appreciation and understanding of working with children and their families from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Prerequisites:

  • Registration with AHPRA (or eligibility)
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Check

Successful applications must be written and include a cover letter expressing your interest, resume and a statement addressing the Essential Criteria and Prerequisites. 2 Referees will be required.

Applications addressed to:

The Secretary
Board of Management
Orana Early Childhood Intervention
PO Box 6204 Dubbo NSW 2830

OR info@oeci.org.au

Applications close: 3.00pm Thursday 9th April 2020.

For further information, please contact Merryn Anderson or Jane Williams – Monday to Friday, 02 6882 0599

Occupational Therapist | Forensicare | Melbourne Assessment Prison

Summary

Great opportunity to be part of Forensicare's OT department

  • Full time ongoing OT3 position
  • Based at Melbourne Assessment Prison, Spencer Street, Melbourne CBD
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements

Forensicare (the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) is the leading provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. We deliver recovery-focused programs to consumers with serious mental illnesses across the Victorian justice system, mental health sector, and the community-from early intervention and prevention, to inpatient care, rehabilitation, and community transition support.

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community  Forensic Mental Health Service
  • We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Forensicare's Prison Mental Health Services are currently comprised of the following services provided under a Funding and Healthcare Services Agreement with Justice Health:

  • Melbourne Assessment Prison - a 16-bed Acute Assessment Unit, specialist clinics, outpatient services and a reception assessment program;
  • Dame Phyllis Frost Centre - a 20-bed mental health residential program, outreach support and therapeutic day program for women;
  • Metropolitan Remand Centre – the Mobile Forensic Mental Health Service – mental health assessment, psychological intervention, mental health case management and transitions/pre-release planning for prisoners on remand with severe impaired mental functioning.
  • Consultant psychiatric services and Nurse Practitioner services to the larger state-managed prisons;
  • Satellite psychology services at Barwon prison and Marngoneet Correctional Centre

Occupational Therapists at Forensicare are committed to providing occupationally-focused practice. Clinicians will aim to work collaboratively with consumers and other service providers to support them to identify and address their occupational needs in a strength based, recovery centred manner. Utilising conceptual frameworks and clinical reasoning, we aim to enhance the occupational opportunities, engagement and environments to promote a whole of health care approach, and enable participation and performance in meaningful, purposeful occupations, roles and values. 

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential

Benefits:

  • We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:
  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • Bonus payment for relevant postgrad qualifications
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Occupational Therapist | Friendly Society Private Hospital

Summary

Do you have a curiosity to learn and want to expand your occupational therapy skills? This is a unique opportunity for either a newly registered or an experienced Occupational Therapist seeking new skills and challenges. This position is based in a hospital setting with private practice services, providing exposure to both inpatients and private practice clientele working with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team. The Friendly Society Private Hospital has become a leading employer of choice with attractive remuneration and benefits. Learn more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at thefriendlies.org.au

Position Summary

Employment Type: Full time
Employer: Friendly Society Private Hospital
Position classification: Occupational Therapist
Remuneration: $72 943 to $95 321 per annum
Job vacancy ID: JV0454
Closing application date: 6 Weeks 

The Position

This unique skill development opportunity is based in the Friendly Society Private Hospital’s Allied Health Team.  The role encompasses provision of services to both hospital inpatients and private practice services allowing for broad skill exposure.  You will provide expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that enables quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

  • Career development opportunity
  • Highly sought-after Queensland coastal location
  • Relocation assistance provided

The Location

Bundaberg and the Coral Coast is a thriving regional hub in South-East Queensland, only a short 45-minute flight, or 4 hour drive from Brisbane.  The area lays claim to the internationally renowned Southern Great Barrier Reef, pristine beaches, abundant hinterland & agricultural landscapes, the Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg Ginger Beer Factory, Mon Repos Turtle Rookery, and is also the home of the famous aviator Bert Hinkler. 

Some additional notable features of our highly sought after region include a climate second to none, strong business growth, affordable living, modern shopping facilities, plentiful tourism destinations, and diverse economic opportunities.

Bundaberg also offers easy access to a wide variety of services including 3 major hospitals, a large number of quality public and private schools, CQUniversity, TAFE, public transport and an airport within the city limits.

The Friendlies

Affectionately known as The Friendlies, we have become a leading employer of choice due to our friendly and values based culture, as well as our ongoing commitment to staff development and training.  With 76% of our workforce stating that our organisation is ‘Truly a great place to work’ we think we are on the right track!

The Friendly Society Allied Health service encompasses Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry providing both inpatient and outpatient care.

The Position

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to work closely with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team.  This unique opportunity in a hospital setting with private practice services, provides the opportunity for broad skill development with exposure to both inpatients and private practice clientele.  You will provide expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that will enable quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

The Person

Strong emphasis is placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations values of Friendliness, Courage, Compassion, Wisdom and Diligence, and to apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Bachelor degree of Occupational Therapy
  2. Minimum of 2 years’ Occupational Therapy experience (highly desirable)
  3. Current AHPRA registration
  4. Demonstrated experience with comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments, equipment prescription, home modifications, ADL assessments, program planning and treatment
  5. Previous exposure to the NDIS scheme and/or paediatrics (highly desirable)
  6. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with regards to delivering excellent client care

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment with professional child care services

URL to Friendlies Website

https://thefriendlies.org.au/careers/current-roles/

Occupational Therapist | JK Corporate Resourcing

Summary

JK Corporate Resourcing was established in 2012 becoming a leader in the delivery of quality assessments and case management of clients who are in the workers compensation scheme as well as corporate health. In 2016 JK Corporate Resourcing became accredited with the NDIS, delivering services to Australians living with a disability. In 2020 JK Corporate Resourcing was successful in becoming a panel member for RTW Services for WorkCover Qld. JK Corporate Resourcing delivers services Australia wide and has a team of qualified Consultants who enjoy providing personalised, professional services including assessments, career planning, mediation and counselling to restore the client's life.

We are looking for contractors who are fully registered as Occupational Therapists to work across all areas of Qld, especially regional and far north Qld. We are seeking individuals who are looking to do one of assessments (including functional assessments, ADL's, WSAx and Ergonomic Assessments) as well as ongoing case management.

Experience with Workers Compensation is preferred but not essential. We are looking for results driven individuals who want to join our growing organisation and who welcome ongoing learning, support and financial reward for good work.

Our contractors have the benefit of full administrative support, the use of professional offices and ongoing support from the Managing Director. The work spans across the state and involves face to face as well as remote case management.

Interested parties, please forward your resume to: admin@jkcorporateresourcing.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Speech Pathologist | HRRA

Summary

Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist? Are you interested in a new career opportunity with a unique twist?

About Our Organisation

Horizons Respite and Recreation Association Inc. (HRRA Inc.) supports individuals with disabilities to achieve their potential. Our organisation supports over 60 individuals in our community, with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities – and a diverse variety of individual talents. Horizons was established over 20 years ago by a group of parents of children with high support needs who were left with inadequate suitable and engaging support options after completing school.  As we continue to grow as an organisation, services that realise each unique, individual’s potential and providing engaging and meaningful activities is at the forefront of what we do.

Our No Boundaries Sensory Unit is a purpose-built, therapeutic, multi-sensory environment. Here we deliver programs and sessions focused on communication and sensory exploration. We support participants to develop skills and have fun in an environment they can actively engage within and control.

Premises are located by the beach in Margate, QLD.

About the Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity for a passionate, confident, motivated professional to join our expanding team.

As a Therapy Facilitator you will deliver sessions in our Sensory Unit with participants in a 1:1 or small group capacity. You will work directly with adults with disabilities to encourage and support them to achieve their potential and have fun during their sessions. Reporting to capture progress, achievements and make recommendations is a key component of this position.

This is a brand new position for our Sensory Unit, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape and explore the impact of sensory therapy on participants’ communication, behaviour and wellbeing. They will bring their education, knowledge and experience to innovate and expand the outcome of our services.

The position is part time, three days per week. Hours each day does have flexibility and can be discussed. Opportunity to develop to full time position.

Skills, Experience and Knowledge

  • A qualification fields of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy or Health Sciences. Students currently studying in one of these fields will be considered upon application. 
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities, particularly those with complex to high support needs
  • Experience with Assistive Technology, including Tobii Eye Gaze and Proloquo2Go
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to work cohesively in a team as well as autonomously
  • Positive Notice Card (Blue and Yellow)
  • Senior First Aid and Provide CPR certificates

Added Benefits

  • Supportive, fun workplace environment
  • Salary sacrificing opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Waterfront location
  • Free parking

To Apply

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Stacey Maticic on 07 3283 7460. To express your interest in this position please provide a resume and cover letter to Stacey (staceym@horizonsinc.com.au).

 

Occupational Therapist | Tasmanian Health Service

Summary

Would you like to work in the largest public teaching hospital in Tasmania, the Royal Hobart Hospital, if so this is the opportunity for you. We have rotational roles in acute rehabilitation, sub-acute settings, medical inpatient, and surgical inpatient caseloads.

We have permanent and fixed term positions available.

As an Occupational Therapist you are expected to draw on your clinical skills and knowledge to provide client centred therapy to address the client’s occupational goals.  You will have an opportunity to rotate into different clinical caseloads and will be supported through a structured supervision program and professional development opportunities.

The Tasmanian Health Service delivers community, outpatient and hospital services including the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania.  The Occupational Therapy Service has 70+ team members including occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapist, carpenter and administration officers.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) has undertaken a major redevelopment and will shortly open a modern ten-storey inpatient precinct known as “K-Block”.  This state-of-the-art facility will transform the way health care services are delivered and vastly improve the patient experience.

Tasmania has much to offer in way of lifestyle.  Whether its food, art, nature, wine, sports or social activities you desire, you can find it here in Tasmania. Look up some of our choice activities:  Dark Mofo, MONA, Taste of Tasmania, Mountain Bike Parks, Festival of Voices, AFL, and Falls Festival, or go to https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/what-to-do/events to find out more about what’s on in Tasmania.

Applications:

We encourage you to contact Rowan Castle on 0407 518 804 or via rowan.castle@ths.tas.gov.au for more details about the position. 

Statement of duties, information on salary and application form can be found at:  (close Wednesday 29 March): https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1042561/occupational-therapist-508249

Occupational Therapist | Therapy Pro

Summary

All experience levels are welcome to apply, from recent graduates to well-established clinical professionals. Benefits incl. relocation assistance.

About the Organisation

Therapy Pro is a mobile service providing high quality therapy assessments & services for children and adults, making a difference in people’s lives. They offer an innovative approach to providing high quality therapeutic services and training across the whole of allied health services, including Psychology, Occupational Therapy (paediatric and adult), Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Pathology and Social Work.

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing growth, Therapy Pro now has multiple opportunities for passionate and dedicated Occupational Therapists to join their team based in Ipswich, South Brisbane and surrounding areas on a full-time or part-time basis. Candidates of all experience levels are welcome to apply, from recent graduates to well-established clinical professionals. You will be working from home between the hours of 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, with regular daytime travel to clients.

In these roles, you will primarily be responsible for providing home-based occupational therapy assessment and intervention services to people who require OT services.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary circa, commensurate with your skills and experience, plus super. 

Therapy Pro is dedicated to providing ongoing career improvement for all staff and a regular access to a range of professional support; including discipline specific supervision, peer support, and access to performance coaching to ensure you are the best therapist you can be PLUS an annual $4,000 allowance for professional development! We also have a graduate program and access to mentorships when you start! Therapy Pro is a full-service business that includes occupational therapists, psychologists and speech pathologists.

Additionally, Therapy Pro offers a supportive & friendly team environment, with flexible hours to suit your lifestyle and professional indemnity insurance coverage!

Occupational Therapist | Total Therapy Solutions

Phone: 0401 882 228
Email: melissa@totaltherapy.co
Url: www.totaltherapy.co

Summary

Are you looking for a job that has the flexibility of Private Practice but with the support of a team?

Total Therapy Solutions wants to hear from you if you’re seeking a full-time or part-time Occupational Therapy position. If you have passion to provide good quality Occupational Therapy services and are willing to be autonomous and self-motivated (but supported by a senior Occupational Therapist), this would be an exciting job for you. You would be providing services within the Limestone Coast Region of South Australia.

Total Therapy Solutions is an Allied Health team who offers Occupational Therapy services to the entire Limestone Coast. We deliver a wide variety of Occupational Therapy services, which gives you an opportunity to be flexible in meeting your interests and experience. Given the area covered, the position offers flexibility of where you can be based. Currently preference would be given to someone willing to be located in Mount Gambier with the right skill mix. You will be providing Occupational Therapy services to clients in accordance with their individual needs, barriers and interests.

What you need:

  • 12 months experience as a qualified OT and a Current practising Certificate as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence and willing to drive
  • Experience in assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients
  • Excellent professional and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) are a must
  • Willingness to monitor processes and standards to ensure excellent clinical customer service to clients.

Why should you make the move to Total Therapy Solutions?? Because we offer:

  • An above average salary package including a vehicle
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • Flexible work arrangements = work/life balance
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team spirit

Base Salary $73,000 - $105,000 FTE plus Super and benefits

If you want to meet the team, you will find our details at www.totaltherapy.co

Please email applications to melissa@totaltherapy.co or call Melissa on 0401 882 228 for enquiries.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and be willing to undertake DCSI screenings.

Phone: 0401 882 228
Email: melissa@totaltherapy.co
URL: www.totaltherapy.co

Occupational Therapists | APM
          

Summary

APM is the largest human services business in the world, with more than 6,000 employees throughout 10 countries. We understand that prevention and proactive management of injuries in the workplace is critically important to organisations. We work with employers and their staff to minimise the personal and business impact of injuries, illness and disability through prevention, rehabilitation and training. As we are one of the largest in Australia at what we do and are continuing to grow, you can be assured of a long, varied and interesting career across any of the brands in the APM group.

Who are we looking for?

We are a rapidly growing business and are looking for multiple Occupational Therapists to join us in various locations across Australia – Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney & Tasmania.

As an Occupational Therapist based in one of our offices, you will provide case management and specialised assessments on a full time or part-time basis to assist people with injury/illness in their return to work. Services may include ergonomic, functional and home assessment services. You may also undertake pre-employment assessment services.

For these roles we are happy to consider recent graduates through to senior, experienced professionals.

Day in the life of an APM consultant

  • Work alongside Government Agencies, Employers and Insurers to provide various services
  • Work with a variety of clients to prepare, plan and deliver consulting services
  • Conduct initial assessments and develop return to work plans
  • Undertake case reviews with medical and health professionals
  • Manage and demonstrate personal high service delivery standards

What you will need to join our team?

  • You will be a fully Accredited Health Professional
  • Previous exposure to Occupational Rehabilitation desired but not essential
  • Current Driver's Licence and car
  • Australian Citizenship/PR

Why you want to join us at APM?

  • Competitive Salary on offer
  • Laptop and Smart phone
  • Vehicle and airline club salary sacrifice options
  • Discounted health insurance and leisure travel
  • Ongoing training, career progression and professional development
  • A range of National options to have career secondments or make a future career move across our various divisions (APM/Konekt/Assessment Services)
  • Structured mentorship on offer for New/Recent Grads

As part of the APM group, APM Workcare offers its employees great opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Coupled with a competitive remuneration package, our job vacancies present a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to have a challenging and rewarding career with a company that truly values its people.

As we are a nationally based organisation and actively support career change and secondments; with this in mind, we are keen to hear from people who may be looking for a change of scenery and would consider a move to Canberra, Darwin or Tasmania on a 1 or 2 year contract. Re-location assistance both ways would be provided with the view of us then transferring you back to a role in the city of your choice. This is a great opportunity working with varied & interesting new clients. Experience a different part of Australia on the terms that suit your lifestyle with a highly attractive salary!

What are you waiting for?

For a confidential discussion or for more information, please call Sharon McConville on 0455 956 518 or email sharon.mcconville@apm.net.au

Rehabilitation Consultant | Konekt
              

Phone: 0437 124 020
Email: swong@konekt.com.au

Summary

Konekt Workcare’s allied health professionals deliver services and advice to a variety of industries, including government, mining, retail, emergency services, manufacturing, transport, security, hospitality and labour hire.We help our customers across the entire employee lifecycle.

  • Other opportunities in Penrith, Tamworth, Mackay, Cairns and Newcastle
  • Great benefits such as a competitive salary, salary packaging, Bonus pool, PD funding
  • Supportive network of Leaders and Mentors across the health professional
  • Work on varied caseloads between corporate, insurance, government
  • Relocation assistance

The role

  • Utilising your specialist knowledge and skills to conduct assessments such as initial rehabilitation, manual handling training, rehabilitation assessments, workplace assessments and job task analysis
    • Injury Management and rehabilitation consultancy
    • Activities of daily living assessments
    • Physical capacity evaluations
    • Work Health Safety Awareness
    • Clinical / Community Assessments under the NDIS
    • Expertise in home modifications and assistive technology
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including complex case management of same and new (redeployment) employer, advocation and job seeking programs and pre-employment screening
  • Varied and challenging Corp/Insurance and Government caseloads
  • Self-led and results-focused to drive 360 case management - achieving safe and durable Return to Work or optimal function outcomes within case management.

About You

  • Full AHPRA Registration
  • Tertiary education in related discipline
  • Experience in rehabilitation, clinical or occupational health settings is desirable
  • Strong business acumen and the motivation to achieve financial targets
  • Impeccable communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people

For a confidential discussion please call Simone, Talent Acquisition Business Partner on 0437 124 020 or email to swong@konekt.com.au

Senior Clinician | Early Psychosis Service | PACE

Phone: 03 9927 6200
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Work in Orygen Specialist Program for Youth Early Psychosis (PACE Clinic)
  • Provide specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24
  • Part Time Permanent role 0.8 EFT
  • Allied Health Grade 3 (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist) & Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Life With Us:

Orygen Specialist Program (OYH) is a service of NorthWestern Mental Health, providing mental health care for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness. OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.

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. A forensic stream is under development. Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Provide strategic clinical leadership and direction in development of a comprehensive service delivery model for the  Clinical Stream interventions across the Continuing Care Teams and the OYH Clinical Programs more broadly, in consultation with the Continuing Care Coordinator and the Clinical Stream Leader
  • Ensure clinical processes are effectively managed, including; allocation of clients, critical incident responses, clinical review, discharges, business and team meetings in consultation with the Continuing Care Team Coordinator and the Clinical Stream Leader
  • Manage and undertake mental health and risk assessment, psychological treatment, crisis intervention, family work and systems containment, for the client/carers/system
  • Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness
  • Ensure high standards of clinical care that are congruent with OYH aims – client focused, accessible, responsive and consistent with best practice
  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for dual diagnosis clients

The incumbent may be required to 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. The service operates over a number of sites and staff may be required to work from Parkville, Footscray, Wyndham, Sunshine, Melton, Craigieburn or other sites within the catchment.

Your Contribution:  

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, including young people experiencing mental health disorders
  • Experience and expertise in providing case management
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate client-centred individual service plans, risk assessments and diagnostic formulations
  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for dual diagnosis clients
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with young people and their families
  • Capacity to develop effective working relationships, collaborations and partnerships with a range of services within the broader community service system including primary care, AOD agencies, employment and housing services, PDRSs and so on

Our Commitment To You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

We encourage interested applicants to contact Dylan Alexander or Richard Bell on 99276200 to discuss the role further.

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au

Additional information is available at www.oyh.org.au.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement

Enquiries: Dylan Alexander - 9927 6200; Richard Bell – 99276200 

Senior Clinician | Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team

Phone: 03 8371 8200

Summary

  • Part Time Fixed Term position working 48 hours per fortnight until July 2020
  • Senior Dual Diagnosis role
  • Multidisciplinary position - Grade 3 (Allied Health, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist & Social Worker) or Grade 4 (Registered Psychiatric Nurse)

Life with Us:

  • The Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT) have a rare opening for an experienced Senior Mental Health Clinician to join their team.
  • We are a caring, supportive, driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your contributions as a Senior Mental Health Clinician.
  • SUMITT is a specialist program of NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH), providing high quality services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
  • You WILL make a difference to the lives of the people you work with
  • The position is based at Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS).
  • Part Time Fixed Term position working 48 hours per fortnight until July 2020
  • Support through supervision and professional development

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Assess and provide integrated interventions to individuals presenting with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Work in partnership with Alcohol and Other Drug services in North-Western metropolitan Melbourne
  • Provide secondary consultations on dual diagnosis related matters to NAMHS staff
  • Engage and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide educational sessions to NAMHS staff

Your Contribution:

  • You are driven and appreciate complex and challenging presentations and the impact you can create
  • You are compassionate and dedicated to helping people, both staff and consumers
  • You are collaborative and effortlessly engage with senior management and key clinicians
  • You are dedicated and will establish best practice and strengthen the dual diagnosis capacity of NAMHS programs
  • Ideally you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services
  • Skilled in delivering clinical duties including assessment, treatment planning, brief intervention and shared case management of dual diagnosis clients
  • Accomplished in mental health and alcohol and other drug interventions
  • Solid knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation, policies and strategic directions

Our Commitment to You:

  • Be an integral part of the SUMITT team and have a positive impact on people and their families/carers during their treatment, care and recovery
  • Recognition of you as both a professional and a whole person
  • Acknowledgement and celebration of your skills and your growth
  • Continuing investment in professional development
  • Opportunities to contribute to the evidence based through research and quality improvement initiatives

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Enquiries:

Shane Sweeney -   0383718200

David Fryman - 0383718200

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