Welcome to St John of God Health Care
St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.
Our organisation is part of the Mission of the Catholic Church and every aspect of our care is based on the Christian values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence. It is these values that guide our holistic approach to caregiving, with respect for the dignity and worth of each person.
St John of God Community Wellbeing Services are a community based service that provides specialised mental health services to people aged 16 and over. It provides community-based psychiatric assessment and referral, counselling, therapeutic group work and support services to families experiencing mental health difficulties. These services are offered on a non-residential, non-crisis basis.
We currently have an opportunity available for suitably qualified and experienced Mental Health Clinician to commence as a member of our multidisciplinary team in providing assistance to individuals and families who are experiencing mental health difficulties within the Ballarat area. The Mental Health Clinician participates in the assessment, planning and delivery of mental health care, provides community based referrals to other agencies as deemed appropriate in addition to phone and office based consultations to families and individuals in response to referrals.
Due to team context, for psychology applicants, we are seeking a fully general registered psychologist (we will not have capacity to supervise psychology registrars or internships)
Successful candidates must be able to travel throughout the Ballarat area.
This is a permanent part time position working 45.6 hours per fortnight which may increase to 76 hours per fortnight to cover a maternity leave vacacny period (potentially from May 2021).
The successful candidate will have:
* All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the relevant Position Description)
St John of God Social Outreach is committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in its care and proactively takes measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.