• Full Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders & Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary: $65,487 – $101,120 pa – Ongoing Full Time – AHP1, AHP2, RN/M1, RN/M2C

The Mental Health Clinician will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Local Health Network (LHN) Mental Health (MH) service appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community.  The Mental Health Clinician will consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience.

For appointment at the AHP1/AHP2 level, you will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology and be eligible for membership with the relevant professional association. For appointment at the RN/M1, RN/M2C level, you will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate. You must also be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment, you will possess effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.