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Mental Health Nurse / Social Worker - Nuriootpa


Who are we?

At Sonder, we’ve been helping people across South Australia to improve their wellbeing and live better lives since 1993. We support thousands of people each year with mental health challenges, drug and alcohol use concerns, chronic disease management and employment.

Why are we hiring?

You may have noticed recently that Sonder has been advertising a large number of role opportunities - this is all due to our significant growth which has resulted in us being able to support more people in more communities. Whilst our growth has led to us now employing over 300 people, we’ve made sure to retain our friendly culture and practical approach.

What benefits can we offer?

When you work with Sonder, you become part of the Sonder family and that provides you with a number of benefits such as:

  • Fantastic work-life balance
  • Paid travel kilometres
  • Salary (excluding super) paid above award
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Generous salary packaging options (increase take home pay by 6-12%)
  • Meal & entertainment allowances
  • Paid parental leave, and much more!

Sonder are open to negotiating further benefits with the successful applicant to ensure an excellent working environment for you.

Learn about the position:

Location: Nuriootpa Office with outreach to Willaston / Gawler Barossa

Hours: Part Time (up to 0.8FTE)

Are you someone who enjoys being self-managed? Do you prefer to be out in the community rather than sat behind a desk from 9-5? Our Clinical Care Planner position offers you the flexibility of being self-managed, whilst receiving ongoing support from management and the team. Work in and visit areas throughout Adelaide and be reimbursed for your mileage!

Clinical Care Planners play a key role in helping to provide care coordination for people with severe and complex mental illness managed by GP’s and Psychiatrists in the community. Working within a recovery orientated framework, a joint care plan is developed with the individual and their key personal and professional supports to improve physical health and support effective management of their mental health symptoms and avoid unnecessary hospitalisation. Support is targeted, complementing and enhancing existing GP, psychiatrist and allied mental health services. Further details can be found below.

Reporting directly to the Mental Health Clinical Lead, your responsibilities will be:

  • Working alongside patients, their GPs and other health professionals involved in their care to develop a joint care plan aimed to improve the ongoing management, coordination and treatment of complex and severe mental health management in general practice.
  • Enhancing the effectiveness of a stepped-care approach to mental health care in primary care settings
  • Liaison and consultation with other professional employees

Experience requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven successful delivery of Clinical Care Coordination services or other relevant mental health services.
  • Experience in working with adults with severe and complex mental health needs
  • A minimum 2 years supervised experience in the area of mental health.
  • A minimum 2 years relevant professional development and or supervision.
  • Experience in delivery of evidence based mental health interventions and assessments.

Qualification requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in using the Microsoft suite of software and databases.
  • Mental Health Nurse or Accredited Mental Health Social Worker or other appropriately qualified mental health professionals
  • Current and full registration with the appropriate registration authority
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current Child Safe Environments

*We encourage all applicants to read through the full position description before applying. This can be found at https://sonder.net.au/vacancies/

Please note: In accordance with the state government directive of vaccination mandates for healthcare setting workers, it is a condition of employment that you have received the required dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination or an endorsed medical exemption.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume to Sonder via our careers portal on our website.

Feel free to send any enquiries to sondercareers@sonder.net.au, using the subject line: Mental Health Nurse / Social Worker - Nuriootpa enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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