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Clinical Lead - Allied Health Clinician

Mind Australia
  • Mentor a team to provide meaningful evidence-based services to aged care clients with mental ill health
  • Fixed term 12 month role | Part time 15 hours/week
  • WFH & Adelaide Location

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

Mind offers a targeted range of supports and services that aim to maximise recovery outcomes for customers and operate in the context of local community, the focus of the services is to support people to achieve their better life goals which reflects Mind’s Model of Recovery. The Allied Health team provides specialist care to customers in Mind Centres for Mental Health & Wellbeing across Australia.

We have 12 month fixed term, part time (15 hours per week) opportunity for Allied Health - Clinical Lead, Mental Health Clinician to lead the Allied Health team based across metropolitan SA. The Clinical Lead will provide clinical leadership to the Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) team and on location in-reach services including quality assessment, therapeutic intervention and support Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) participants with severe, episodic mental health conditions. You will utilise your expertise in delivering meaningful evidence based, time limited psychological therapies adjusted to be responsive to the needs of older people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic support services to aged care clients including assessment, diagnosis, brief intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, and education and research in line with professional and National Standards.
  • Demonstrate clinical leadership by providing clients with care coordination and advocacy to meet their specific needs.
  • Lead a high performing team through engaging staff, setting clear direction and performance expectations.
  • Collaborate with a range of services and the community to ensure a coordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary degree qualifications in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Psychology or other health-related field as designated by Mind and hold current registration with AHPRA.
  • Expertise in working with aged care clients with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers and key stakeholders.
  • Capability to effectively lead and develop a team to achieve best quality service outcomes and provide professional supervision.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click on Apply Now - reference number 14386.

We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

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