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Clinical Mental Health Clinician (Residential Aged Care Mental Health)

Uniting - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time, Maximum term position until 30 June 2022
  • Based in Ballarat

About the opportunity

The Mental Health Clinician will provide short term psychological interventions for people living within Residential Aged Care facilities in the Ballarat Goldfields, who have been diagnosed with a mental illness or are at risk of developing a mental illness.

The Mental Health Clinician will provide expert psycho-social clinical assessment to clients, develop and provide individually tailored treatment plans that are based on assessment and risk factors, that are evidence based/best practice to enhance the person’s recovery and improve their quality of life.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant professional qualifications for credentialed mental health clinician (psychology, nursing, social work or occupational therapy); with appropriate registration from industry governing body. (Refer position description).
  • Minimum of 2 years post registration with extensive experience and expert skill in and ongoing commitment to the delivery of evidence based and best practice, client, family inclusive treatments for people presenting with a significant mental disorder.
  • Knowledge and understating of contemporary evidence-based treatments and/or best practices in relation to mental health treatments, and in particular those therapies more suitable for Older people, or the ability to adjust therapies to make them more suitable for the person’s needs.
  • Ability to recognise and proactively coordinate clinical responses within a multidisciplinary team context on a day-to-day basis. Provide authoritative advice, reasoned recommendations and evidence-based solutions to complex presentations.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Monday, 07 June 2021

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please reach out to Ivan Thorne, Senior Manager on 0438 661 296.

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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