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Mental Health Clinician - YFlex

Neami National
  • Part Time 0.8 FTE, Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2023
  • Salary according to HPSS 2010 or Nurses Award 2020, Level 2 between $79k– $88k
  • YFlex – Westfield Plenty Valley, Mill Park

About the Role

As an Allied Health Clinician/Mental Health Clinician you will have a background in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or Psychology. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary recovery-focused team providing high quality support to young consumers of the YFlex program.

At YFlex you will work in close collaboration with the team comprising Service Manager, your Allied Health Worker colleagues, Peer Support Worker and Consultant Psychiatrist. Drawing on your disciplinary skills, you will engage with young consumers and the consumer’s treatment team their family and carers to provide high quality mental health support, assessments and interventions aimed at improving outcomes for young people. You will play an active role in disciplinary knowledge sharing with your Neami colleagues and creating a reciprocal learning environment for staff.

Core duties

  • Promote Neami’s recovery oriented practice. Ensure that a consumer-centred approach is used in the provision of interventions at all stages of a young person’s journey
  • Provide recovery oriented clinical mental health support to a case load of approximately 12-14 young people and their families/carers.
  • Undertake collaborative individual recovery plans, wellness plans, risk management plans with the young person and their supports where appropriate
  • Effectively consider and implement collaborative discharge planning with the young person and their personal and professional supports.
  • Participate in the regular collection of service data, case noting and assessments which can then be used to evaluate outcomes and assist with the continuous improvement of the service
  • Ensure incident and critical incident reporting occurs in accordance with guidelines at Neami YFlex.

What will you bring to the role?

  • Relevant experience working within a mental health setting, specific experience working with young people is desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to meet program goals and objectives.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • A knowledge of recovery oriented practice and evidenced based interventions
  • A passion and energy for working with young people and their families to improve their health outcomes

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.
  • AHPRA or AASW Registration and maintenance of registration standards and continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Relevant qualifications including education and training in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or Psychology
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Willingness to undergo a Disability Worker’s Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Check
  • Driver’s licence

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

“Neami’s been amazing for career development. I’ve gone through several different types of roles and positions. Over the last 11 years there have been so many opportunities to engage with, and the organisation really supports people to do that”

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Generous leave benefits, including Paid Parental Leave, Wellness and Carers Leave
  • 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)
  • Provision of regular external clinical individual and group supervision

How to apply:

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please submit your application before the closing date.

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:

Name: Emma Storen

Phone number: 0434 256 322

We are not taking applications from recruitment agencies.

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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