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Mental Health Clinician - Suicide Prevention Service - Links to Wellbeing SA

Neami National

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

About Links to Wellbeing and Program:

The Links to Wellbeing Suicide Prevention program supports clients who are at moderate risk of suicide or self-harm. Clients can be referred by GPs or Emergency Departments, following a presentation for self-harm or an expression of suicidal ideation, where they are not judged to be at high risk, for time limited support.

The Mental Health Clinician SPS will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide short term brief therapeutic services to individuals at risk of suicide or self-harm. The role will include:

  • Triage and assessment of all referrals entering the Links to Wellbeing Service indicating risk to self
  • Delivery of focussed psychological strategies and / or referral on to other clinicians in Links to Wellbeing stepped care programs
  • Liaison with the referrer and other agencies as appropriate
  • Discharge planning

About the Role

  • Part Time role available, Maximum term contract until 30 June 2022
  • Based in Morphett Vale Links and Edwardstown to Wellbeing
  • Maybe required to work some afterhours including Saturday mornings
  • Support the continuity of client care and information flow between Suicide Prevention Service and other stakeholders
  • Participate in engagement activities to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the community

Why work with us?

Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Regular reflective Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

Mandatory requirements:

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.

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Vulnerable Person Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers license
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please APPLY now.

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description attached. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Name: Linda Sims, Mental Health Clinical Services Manager Ph: (08) 8326 3591 or Mob: 0427 798 686

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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