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Mental Health Clinician
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REQ125841 Requisition #

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up until 27 August 2021
Location: Goulburn
Position Classification: Health Educ Off Non Grad
Remuneration: $27.33 - $40.27ph
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ125841
Applications Close: 21 September 2019


Where you'll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

 

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.


What you'll be doing
The Consumer Advocate will advocate on behalf of consumers, promote the concept of social inclusion and concept of recovery. The position will also engage with local partner organisations, and assist in the development and delivery of training programs to sustain and support consumers.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Personal "lived experience” of being a consumer of a mental health service (Public or private)
  2. A general understanding of the nature of mental illnesses and the experiences and difficulties faced by those people who experience mental illness.
  3. A general understanding of the nature of mental health service delivery, including some knowledge of State and national policies and directions for mental health services.
  4. Good communication skills with the ability to communicate empathically and supportively with mental health service consumers, and effectively with mental health service providers.
  5. Ability to work alongside mental health professionals in a non-clinical role.
  6. Effective problem solving skills
  7. Certificate four in Mental Health Peer Work or willingness to obtain same and basic computer skills.
  8. Evidence of a current unrestricted drivers’ licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays.

 

 

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

 

 

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au

 

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For role related queries or questions contact Peta Kleinig on 02 4837 3003, 0408 023 653 or
Peta.Kleinig@health.nsw.gov.au

                                  

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