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Job Number : 29809
Type and Location : Other / Sydney
Listed By : UM Canberra on 14 Feb 2020
Senior Mental Health Advisor
Executive Level 1
$101,955 – 115,005 (plus super)
Sydney CBD, NSW

An opportunity exists for an experienced leader within the Department of Defence as the Senior Mental Health Advisor. This position works within Garrison Health Operations (GHO), which has the primarily responsible for the delivery and management of quality, safe, efficient and effective health care to ADF personnel within Australia and on non-operational postings overseas. The service provides health care to ensure the preparedness or ADF personal for operations.

The Senior Mental Health Advisor (SMHA) is responsible for the provision of high quality Mental Health advice. This position reports to the regions Commanding Officer (CO). The position is responsible for the governance, monitoring and reporting of mental health & psychology service delivery. The position also oversees the implementation of the mental health and psychology service delivery model processes and procedures.  The role assists in the prioritisation of staff effort and provides supervision on complex case management. The SMHA acts as Technical Advisor to the region on Mental Health matters.

This role ideally suits an experienced Psychologist with strong leadership experience and an interest in working in an occupational health environment. The role requires building strong links with Military leadership to ensure the needs of the individual and organisation are met.

The current position is ongoing however we will be creating a merit pool to fill similar ongoing and non-ongoing positions that become available within the next 12 months.

Application Closing Date: Friday 06 March, 2020.

For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/00510/20 on
www/defence.gov.au/apscareers.
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For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/00510/20 on www/defence.gov.au/apscareers.



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