Senior Psychologist or Senior Social Worker or Senior Occupational Therapist or Clinical Nurse Consultant (Senior Mental Health Clinician)

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Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 2,700 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

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Your role:

The Hinterland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (MHAOD) Service encompasses a wide geographical area within the Isaac Local Government Area. The Isaac Local Government Area (LGA) spans an area of approximately 58,000km2. Located in the Central Highlands of Queensland, from the coast to the coalfields, Isaac is 1,000km north-west of Brisbane and 900km south of Cairns, with access to world class export infrastructure, the area is strategically placed to capitalise on the economic opportunities associated with the rise of Asia.

Your team:

  • The Senior Clinician provides advanced level clinical skills, knowledge and experience to ensure client-focused and recovery-focused evidence-based care; plans and coordinates the clinical management of consumer care, and provides clinical leadership and support to other staff within the Hinterland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (MHAODS) and clinical supervision.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide Mental Health and/or AOD case management services to consumers with a moderate to severe mental illness/disorder and/or substance use issue. Case management will include triage, assessment, therapeutic intervention and treatment in accordance with professional standards and legislation (Queensland Mental Health Act 2016; State and National Plans and Policies).
  • It is expected that the Senior Clinician would possess the knowledge and skills to work across the full range of MHAOD services, i.e., child & youth mental health, adult mental health and alcohol & other drugs presentations/dual diagnosis.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

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To apply for this exciting opportunity:

  • Before applying ensure that you download and read the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants.
  • Provide a short response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
  • Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.
  • Applicants applying through a website other than Smartjobs (such as Seek, LinkedIn, Jora, Indeed): Click on ‘Apply Now' and you will be re-directed to the Smartjobs website where you can view the documents mentioned above.

25 January 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Mackay region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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