• Full Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary $56,987 – $61,301 per annum – Ongoing Full Time – OPS2

Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network Mental Health embraces the principles of positive psychology and aims to be a flourishing Mental Health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the communities it serves.

The Mental Health Support Worker contributes to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network Mental Health (LHN MH) appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community.  Under the supervision of a clinician, the Mental Health Support Worker provides a range of non-clinical, integrated psychosocial support services to mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings.

The Mental Health Support Worker works to assist consumers and service providers to understand the concept of recovery and rehabilitation and serve as a recovery and wellness/information role. Tasks and duties performed will be of a practical nature, through the provision of direct day to day tasks supporting the consumer’s accomplishment of stated goals within the consumer care plan.

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.

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.

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