Applicants are invited from enthusiatic and experienced mental health clinicians for the role of Team Leader - Ryde Acute Community Mental Health Team. This team offers a high quality intake, crisis assessment and care coordination service to people living in the Ryde Hunters Hill area who are experienceing mental health issues. The team is based at the Ryde Community Mental Health centre and the team covers a 7 day per week extended hours roster.
NSW Health is seeking a permanent full time Team Leader for Ryde Acute Community Mental Health Team working Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The Ryde MHT leader will provide leadership, management and accountability for staff within the portfolio and will ensure clinical practice is consistent and in accordance with evidenced based practice. The incumbent will play a central role in the operational management of acute mental health service delivery including the Ryde MHT and the Ryde EIS and ensure timely, appropriate and flexible high quality care is provided. The incumbent will liaise closely with the MACMHS to ensure seamless integration and coordination of day to day services and provide appropriate advice and support as required.
Classification is dependent on qualifications and as such you may be covered by one of the following Awards:
NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award
Health and Community Employees Psychologists (State) Award
Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award
Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.
Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.
An eligibility list may be created and you may be considered eligible for similar roles in the future. If you do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor at interview.
Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis.
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