Social Care & Psychology
Published 31 May 2024

  • Potential for contract extension
  • Travel allowance and accommodation provided
  • Excellent casual rates offered

On behalf of our client in Western Australia we are seeking an experienced Mental Health Clinician for a 12-week locum contract with potential for extension.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering community-based, recovery orientated, trauma informed and consumer centred mental health services. Including evidence-based treatment interventions to clients with mental health problems and conducting comprehensive assessments (domiciliary and community based).

· Potential for contract extension

· Travel allowance and accommodation provided

· Excellent casual rates offered

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide and facilitate the delivery of high quality specialised mental health services for the population in the region
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments (including domiciliary and community based)
  • Provide or facilitate access to evidence-based treatment interventions for clients with complex problems and their families
  • Liaise with mental health team members, other mental health services and other health and welfare providers
  • Participate in Mental Health promotion, education and community development programs in consultation with Community members and service providers
  • Develop and maintain an extensive community-based network with hospitals, GP’s, Community Health and other service providers/community organisations
  • Act as a resource for Mental Health Team members and other health care providers
  • Maintain adequate records and collates statistical data in accordance with the requirements of the Health Service
  • Participate in intake meetings, team meetings and clinical meetings

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, case management and provision of therapy for clients and their families presenting with mental health issues
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge and understanding of emotional, behavioural, psychological, and psychiatric disorders of clients
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Sound knowledge and skills in the implementation of relevant mental health and other legislation
  • Evidence of inter-agency liaison and the ability to implement prevention and early intervention programs
  • Eligible for / or in possession of a current C or C-A Class drivers’ licence or other specialised licence class

Excellent casual rates up to $70 p/h plus super | Travel allowance + subsidised accommodation provided

If this sounds like something of interest please get in touch: Ross Jenkins | Executive Consultant, Social Care Team.

You can simply ‘Apply Now’ or Email: Your CV to / Call: 0734975713

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