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Clinical Lead - Connect To Wellbeing - Mackay

Neami National

“Full citizenship for all people living with a mental health issues in Australian society”

About the Role

  • Part Time, Parental Leave Coverage Position until September 2023
  • HPSSA Award Level 3 from $96,194 - $109,419 (Above Award) + Salary Packaging + Super
  • Location: Mackay

The Connect to Wellbeing Program is a Neami service located in Cairns, Townsville and Mackay in partnership with the NQPHN. The Clinical Lead will provide clinical oversight for and leadership of a multidisciplinary mental health team to inform and guide the delivery of high quality mental health intake, assessment and triage services for individuals in the region who experience mental health issues and are seeking support.

What will you bring to the role?

As a Clinical Lead, you will have a background and be registered in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Mental Health Nursing and/or Psychology, along with significant and proven experience in your field.

Our ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the issues faced by individuals in the region including those identifying from a CALD or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. Building partnerships with government and non-government health and welfare service providers is a large aspect of the role, so it is essential that you have the ability to form strong and lasting relationships with these providers.

We are looking for someone who is willing to go the extra mile and participate in service evaluation to ensure that policies and procedures are helping us achieve the best outcome for our consumers.

Other skills essential skills and experiences we are looking for include:

  • Be a resilient and motivated leader and team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in successfully leading/coordinating a team of staff and working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team with the ability to inspire and facilitate team commitment and cooperation
  • Knowledge and experience in clinical practice frameworks and governance
  • Knowledge of local/regional services particularly relevant to wellbeing and health programs

Mandatory requirements:

  • Relevant Clinical qualifications and registrations – Refer to PD
  • Working with Children checks (are required before commencement of work - Blue Card with Yellow Card Exemption or Blue & Yellow Cards (employee responsibility)
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible working (full and part time roles) arrangements are available

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact: Dione Keleher, Service Manager: 0456 650 951.

We respectfully request no recruitment agency applications.

A position description is attached.

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged

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