Social Care & Psychology
vic,coastal-vic
VIC,Coastal
2024/06/10
Published 10 June 2024

  • Short-term locum contract with potential for extension
  • Excellent casual rates offered
  • Free accommodation and travel allowance provided

On behalf of our client in Victoria, we are seeking a senior Mental Health Clinician to join the Adult/Community Mental Health team based in the Gippsland Region. Conducting assessments, performing urgent acute clinical assessment and routine assessments, working with consumers in safety planning and delivering high-quality, evidence-based holistic treatment within a trauma-informed and culturally sensitive framework.

· 3-month casual contract with potential for extension

· Excellent casual rates offered

· Free accommodation and travel allowance provided

Key Responsibilities

– Conduct assessments in a timely manner as determined by risk, urgency, distress, dysfunction and disability per the National Mental Health Triage Scale

– Perform; urgent acute clinical assessment and routine assessment, working with consumers and carers in safety planning

– Promoting and delivering high-quality, evidence-based holistic treatment within a trauma-informed and culturally sensitive framework

– Completion of all intake and assessment documents and where services continue completion of recovery documents

– Use current evidence-based practice and interventions

– Collaborate with community organisations to meet identified needs

– Monitor the consumer’s physical/medical state as appropriate and indicated, promoting associated treatments in conjunction with their mental state

– Provide pharmacological/psycho-education specific to the consumer’s identified needs

– Provide direct clinical work including individual, group or family work

– Undertake regular reviews and discharge planning in collaboration with the consumer, carers, significant others and multi-disciplinary team

– Use the clinical record set up to allow assessment and care planning and delivery to be tracked, monitored and evaluated

About You

– Completed degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership with the AASW

– Minimum 2 years post registration experience in relevant Mental Health field

– Sound and contemporary clinical skills

– Competent at performing a comprehensive risk assessment and crisis management

– Possess an understanding of relevant legislation and practice frameworks relating to family violence practice

– Well developed time-management practices and ability to work independently

– Capacity to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team structure

– Current driver’s licence

Salary

– Excellent casual rates paying up to $65-70 p/h plus super (based on experience)

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 ross.jenkins@cmr.com.au / Call: 0734975713

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