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Mental Health Clinical Support Coordinator - Connect to Wellbeing

Neami National

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

About the Role

  • 1 X Full Time position
  • 1 X Part Time position
  • Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2020 Level 2 From $79,925-$89,410 pa, or Nurses Award 2010 Level 2 (Above Award).
  • Location: Darwin

As a Mental Health Clinical Coordinator, you will have a background in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing or Psychology. As part of the clinical team, you will be part of a multidisciplinary group who provide clinical mental health assessments and facilitate access and connection to appropriate clinical and community services.

Core duties

  • Undertake triage and assessment of mental health referrals
  • Assess and screen referrals using appropriate tools, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain accurate individual consumer files and databases in accordance with the policies and procedures of Neami and the service agreement with the funding body.
  • Provide information about mental health and available services in the community
  • Support the continuity and consumer care and information flow between consumers, staff GPs and external workers and other agencies
  • Provide individual clinical interventions as appropriate/required
  • Participate in additional clinical responsibilities as determined by need and in consultation with the Clinical Service Manager.
  • Provide leadership, secondary consultation, case review and support to other staff including intake workers and other clinicians

What will you bring to the role?

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

Other essential skills and experiences we are looking for include:

  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and strong communication skills
  • Active listening and high level of interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Tele health
  • Knowledge of local services particularly relevant to designated program area
  • The ability to form and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be able to work with individuals from diverse and unique backgrounds
  • Be an honest and transparent individual

Mandatory requirements:

  • Relevant Clinical qualifications and registrations – Refer to PD
  • Valid Blue Card
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • AUS Police check
  • Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (or have received one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their second dose.)
  • Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National.

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Above Award Salary
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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:

Pam Marwood, Clinical Service Manager: 0400 216 442

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 to apply.

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