Position Details
Reference Number 409466
Position Title Community Mental Health Clinician - Penrith
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 22/04/2018)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Community Health Centre - Penrith
Award Classification Dependent on qualifications
Salary
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide comprehensive clinical mental health services to people with a mental illness or mental disorder that is least intrusive, collaborative, recovery oriented, nominated carer and family responsive and inclusive, rehabilitative, encourages self advocacy, facillitates empowerment and capacity for optimal independent function and utilises evidence-based practice interventions.

 

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply.  Where required Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. 

 

We offer great Salary Packaging options for our eligible staff.  

Selection Criteria Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and including eligibility for membership of relevant professional body &/or full registration (if applicable) with AHPRA.

Demonstrated skills in mental health and discipline specific assessments and interventions and experience working with people with mental illness.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate meaningfully with consumers and carers with a commitment and understanding of recovery principles in mental health service provision.

Demonstrated working knowledge of NSW Mental Health Act, 2007.

Demonstrated excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and good interpersonal skills.

Computer competence and literacy.

Current NSW State Drivers' Licence including P1 or above and willingness to use for work purposes.
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 Henry Lee
Contact Number 0401145783
Closing Date 13/09/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view