MHDA Team Lead
Western Sydney Local Health District
REQ375288 Requisition #
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Essential Criteria:

Qualification: Graduate Degree in Social Work or Occupational Therapy or Psychology or Djirruwang Program Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health).
For Nurse Manager: Relevant postgraduate nursing/midwifery qualification relevant to the field in which he/she is appointed or equivalent work experience or combination of study and experience deemed appropriate by WSLHD.
Registration: Current full Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse, or a Psychologist or an Occupational Therapist. Social Worker should have eligibility to be a member of AASW.
Evidence of Diversity claim if applicable: Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander


Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated competence working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, preferably in western Sydney, with a strong working knowledge and understanding of the variety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, cultures and social and emotional health and well-being issues and how these impact on the community and its members.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as a member of a multidisciplinary team, working within scope of role at all times including ability to plan and prioritise own workload.
  3. Experience in working collaboratively with various organisations specifically organisations that support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities.
  4. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to produce reports and quality documents, and with proven negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholder representatives across all organisational levels.
  5. Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs, initiatives, policies and procedures for service improvement and skills in providing training and education supportive of the Aboriginal Mental Health workforce and ability to initiate, lead, complete and implement quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation processes and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff.
  6. Demonstrated experience in clinical or peer supervision and student supervision.
  7. Current Drivers Licence valid within Australia (P2 acceptable)


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For role related queries or questions contact Antoni Yesudoss on Antoni.Yesudoss@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 30th April 2023



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