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Clinician - Psychologist or Social Worker or Nurse or Occupational Therapist

Location:
Telopea
Company:
Parramatta Mission

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The Youth Enhanced Support Service (YESS) is a mobile and assertive outreach treatment service, managed by Parramatta Mission. It provides multidisciplinary case management to young people aged 12 to 25 years old who reside in the Western Sydney PHN region who have, or are at risk of, severe mental illness, and can be supported in a primary care setting.

This program focuses on supporting young people with an emerging borderline personality disorder, with moderate to severe anxiety, or with emerging mood, conduct, or eating disorders, that cannot access LHD services as they do not reach the LHD Mental Health Service’s threshold for care.

  • Full time Clinician for Mental Health - Youth Enhanced Support
  • Opportunity to provide service via Telehealth
  • Attractive rates plus Generous Salary packaging benefits
Job Description

Job Description
The Clinician role is an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. The role involves the provision of comprehensive, evidence-based clinical case management, psychological, and psychosocial interventions.

The role involves the coordination of comprehensive, evidence-based clinical care coordination, psychological, and psychosocial interventions, consistent with the model of care.

Desired Skills and Experience

Selection Criteria

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline, and full or provisional membership with AHPRA or the appropriate professional body:

Registered Nurse - Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent, as well as Mental Health Nursing experience. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Occupational Therapist - Bachelor Degree of Occupational Therapy, and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to practice with the National Board.

Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist - Registration as a psychologist under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009). Current membership with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Social Worker - Approved degree in Social Work and membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers.

  • Proven expertise in the application of evidence-based clinical practice within the mental health field. A minimum of 1-year clinical experience providing mental health treatment to young people
  • An understanding of the stress-vulnerability model, and the recovery framework for young people
  • Ability to effectively engage young people and their families, including the ability to be creative and flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively plan and coordinate individualised psychosocial interventions to meet the needs of young people, based on a case formulation approach within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to use relevant information technology, electronic recording systems, and data management tools
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence

To Apply, Click Apply and attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Essential criteria.

What we offer:

A competitive salary with generous NFP salary sacrificing options, along with professional development and training opportunities in a friendly work environment.

This is your opportunity to promote hope and recovery in peoples lives!

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted and must be prepared to undergo a Criminal Check and provide Working with Children Clearance.

Parramatta Mission encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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