Mental Health Clinician (Clinical Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker/Psychologist)

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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

About your opportunity
This position works within the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Team, part of the Mental Health Service Group in the Townsville Hospital and Health Service, and provides a mental health service to all treatment areas of the Townsville Hospital. The team consists of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Registrar, Psychologist, Clinical Nurse Consultant and Mental Health Clinician and Addictions Clinician. The aims of the team are to provide a rapid consultative service (assessments and interventions) to inpatients that may have mental health problems and to aid patients who do not suffer major mental health problems but whose acute and chronic conditions affect their emotional equilibrium and sense of well-being. This is a temporary full-time position up to 5 May 2019.

Applications sought from: Clinical Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.

Generous remuneration package value comprising salary range of $2525.70 to $3828.20 p.f. (HP3/Nurse Grade 6), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. ( https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-townsville/living-in-townsville )

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/ ) and a bustling nightlife. The Strand ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbDy257N5-o ) is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/events/community-events/strand-night-markets ), be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool ( https://youtu.be/cCu-3afh6_Y ) or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island ( https://www.townsvillenorthqueensland.com.au/destinations/magnetic-island/ ). A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

Or you can explore the heritage listed Great Barrier Reef ( https://www.queensland.com/en-au/explore-queensland/townsville-north-queensland/things-to-see-and-do/great-barrier-reef?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIufif3eCB3QIV0wcqCh2geguuEAAYAiAAEgKEi_D_BwE ) on our doorstep, get up close and personal with the wildlife at Billabong Sanctuary ( https://www.billabongsanctuary.com.au/ ), or spend a family day browsing Reef HQ ( http://www.reefhq.com.au/ ) (don't forget to check out the turtle hospital ( http://www.reefhq.com.au/turtle-hospital-at-reef-hq-aquarium/why-a-turtle-hospital )). Take a dip ( https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities-and-recreation/sport-and-leisure-facilities/townsville-pools ) in one of the public pools, or a scenic drive 66km north to swim in the icy cool waterfall pools of Crystal Creek or hike the tropical rainforest ( https://www.queensland.com/en-au/attraction/paluma-and-crystal-creek-rainforest ) paths of Paluma. Townsville loves its sport. Watch the action of a Cowboys ( https://www.cowboys.com.au/ ) or Townsville Fire ( http://wnbl.com.au/townsville/ ) home game.  Camp, fish, ski or boat along the Ross River ( https://www.queensland.com/en-au/attraction/ross-river ) which winds its way from the Dam, through the Riverway lagoons, gardens and venue facilities, up various weirs before reaching South Townsville's beach and wetlands.




14 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Townsville region
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Other
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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