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Mental Health Clinician - Head to Health - Launceston

Stride

About us:

We are leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention.

Stride is a name that expresses our ambition – it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey.

As we embark on our next stage, join us to make a difference. We're here to Stride. 

About the Service: Head to Health is an innovative mental health service funded by Primary Health Tasmania, providing a one stop hub and support for people aged 18 years and over currently experiencing or having experienced mental health issues.

On offer: 

  • Based in Launceston
  • Full-time, Permanent opportunity
  • Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!)
  • Meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!
  • Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Stride Rewards – access to discounts from 100s of retailers (fashion, food and fitness)
  • Excellent training and development
  • Reflective practice supervision
  • Supportive team environment
  • One paid wellbeing leave day per year
  • Purchase up to 5 additional leave days in a 12 month period (pro rata entitlement if part-time)

Role Overview:

The Mental Health Clinician is a key frontline position within the Head to Health service.

  • Responsible for brief and ongoing interventions and the development of collaborative individual care plans to people aged 18 years and over.
  • You will function autonomously, as well as work collaboratively with the other clinicians within the program, to participate in the planning and development of services for people with mental health issues and their families.
  • You will be required to provide evidence based, best practice interventions, comprehensive assessment and care planning.
  • Participate in the clinical review and quality assurance processes.
  • Attend business and professional development meetings, and contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships with key external stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • General AHPRA registration as a Psychologist, Occupational Therapist (with mental health accreditation), or AASW Accredited Mental Health Social Worker registration.
  • Knowledge and experience in the provision of clinical mental health assessment and evidence-based interventions.
  • Proven judgment and evaluation skills demonstrating a working understanding assessment and care planning.
  • Sound understating of the public, non-government and private mental health systems and programs and associated non-mental health programs in a community setting.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability to maintain clinical records.
  • Proven understanding of duty of care, rights to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Positive, solution-focused attitude with commitment to positively participate in service improvement activities and personal clinical growth.
  • Well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be eligible to apply/currently hold a WWCC.
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for NDIS worker screening clearance. 

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all positions (in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students). As part of the recruitment process Stride requests evidence of vaccination status (in accordance with privacy principles) to ensure compliance with all government orders and directives.  

Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds in order to enhance the depth of cultural diversity and insight within our workforce.

This includes but is not limited to people with a lived-experience of mental health recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

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To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt. 

For queries email recruitment@stride.com.au using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Head to Health - Launceston enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

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