- Adelaide > Mile End
- $85,000 - $100,000 per annum + salary packaging + super
- Job posted on: 2nd Aug 2022
- Applications close:
Are you a Mental Health Clinical Lead with experience in assessment and clinical triage? Would you like an exciting opportunity leading a team of Clinical Triage Officers?
Adelaide PHN is seeking an experienced Mental Health Clinical Lead with experience in psychological therapies and clinical triage to become an integral member of our Adelaide Primary Health Network (Adelaide PHN) Head to Health Assessment and Referral Phone Service (1800 595 212), including our Central Referral Unit (CRU).
Adelaide Primary Health Network (Adelaide PHN) is an independent, not for profit, primary health care organisation based in Adelaide.
We aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the Adelaide community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response to keeping people well and out of hospital; improving their experience AND their health outcomes – to deliver on our vision of A Healthier Adelaide by 2030.
The Adelaide PHN Head to Health Assessment and Referral Phone Service (1800 595 212), including our Central Referral Unit (CRU) (“the Service”) is intended to provide initial clinical assessment where required and service navigation to connect people to the right mental health services to meet their identified needs. It is designed to complement, not replace, or duplicate, mental health support lines and services already provided in the community, including crisis support lines and state -funded triage services facilitating intake into tertiary services.
The Service will provide a holistic assessment of needs provided by a trained professional using the Commonwealth’s Initial Assessment and Referral (IAR) tool.
Our Clinical Triage Lead contributes to improving access to and quality of primary mental health services in our region by providing the important link between general practice/stakeholders and mental health providers, and support the strategic direction of the Adelaide PHN by:
To be successful in this role you’ll need:
You may have had experience in previous roles such as: Clinical Lead, Triage Officer, Mental Health Clinician, Social Worker, Psychologist, Mental Health Worker, Intake and Assessment Clinician, Mental Health Intake Clinician, Mental Health Specialist, Access Clinician, Intake Officer.
Adelaide PHN offers a great range of benefits to our employees, including:
We believe that our people’s differences are what make us great. We value diversity in culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, neurodiversity or any other aspect which makes our people unique. We are on our journey to continuously work to call out inequality and bias and encourage real workplace inclusion and diversity.
A job and person specification is available attached below.
For further information about this role, please contact Tamira Pascoe, Executive Manager Mental Health & AOD on 08 8219 5900 or email@example.com, using the subject line: Clinical Triage Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.
To apply, you must have the legal right to work in Australia.
Due to the immediacy of this vacancy, early applications are encouraged, and suitable candidates may be shortlisted for interview as applications are received. Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.