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Job Number : 21880
Type and Location : Community / VIC - Other
Listed By : St John of God Health Care on 18 Jul 2017
Mental Health Clinician

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

Our organisation is part of the Mission of the Catholic Church and every aspect of our care is based on the Christian values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence. It is these values that guide our holistic approach to caregiving, with respect for the dignity and worth of each person.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Social Outreach currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate Mental Health Clinician to join our multidisciplinary Raphael Services team.

Our Raphael Mental Health Clinicians participate in the assessment, planning, delivery and review of a model of care based around attachment principles to support vulnerable families in the Ballarat Region experiencing perinatal and infant mental health difficulties.

The successful applicant will have current registration with AHPRA or AASW and have relevant mental health credentialing. Possession of a Victorian Working with Children Check is essential for further consideration.

This position will be offered on a temporary 12 month contract with the possibility of an extension. The successful candidate will ideally fill the role in a full time capacity (76 hours per fortnight), however there is some room for negotiation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Recognised qualification in psychology, social work, occupational therapy or mental health nursing.
  • Eligible for current registration with AHPRA and/or membership/eligibility for membership of professional association, as applicable.
  • Currently hold or eligible for Medicare provider number.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and clinical experience in mental health.
  • Knowledge and application of the relevant Mental Health Act, National Mental Health Standards, ethical principles and legislation governing professional practice.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience providing a range of psychotherapeutic intervention to individuals, families and groups.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to effectively liaise with referrers and other service providers.

The benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Work Options
  • Discounted Hospital and Medical Services
  • Professional Development

To read more about the role on offer, view the position description and apply, please visit the SJGHC Careers website www.sjog.org.au/working-with-us and refer to Job Number: 21691. 

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.  

Applications Close: COB Monday 7 August 2017.

Contact Details
For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Matthew Condie, Manager Mental Health Social Outreach Services, on (03) 5320 2016.



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