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Position Details
Reference Number 91415
Position Title Mental Health Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location Glen Innes
Award Classification Dependent on qualifications
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Provide efficient and effective mental health intervention that meets community needs and in accordance with relevant legislation, National Mental Health Standards, organisational policies and procedures and professional standards of practice.

Selection Criteria Must hold a recognised degree in relevant profession (Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Nursing) which provides eligibility or membership of the relevant professional association/full registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Knowledge and experience in mental health practice in a range of clinical settings.

Understanding of and commitment to contemporary mental health service delivery principles, including case management, shared care models of practice and consumer/carer focused intervention.

Knowledge of legislation and policies relating to Mental Health Services, including the Mental Health Act 2007.

Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation to GPs, NGOs and other service providers.

Knowledge, skills and experience in the use of computers.

Current Drivers License (NSW eligibility).
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Krystina Micke
Contact Number 0267769805
Closing Date 12/08/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view