“We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.”
About the Role
- Part Time, Permanent role available within CTW team Cairns, Townsville, Mackay
- Nurses Award 2020 (Level 2) $93,168 – $97,891 (pro rata) or Health Professional & Support Services Award 2020 (Level 2) $88,406 – $98,899 (pro rata) + Superannuation
- Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
- Generous above award pay and entitlements (see details below)
About your new role
Connect to Wellbeing are Neami National services located in Cairns, Townsville and Mackay. Following a ‘no wrong door’ approach, Connect to Wellbeing provides a single point of entry to psychological services. Offering intake, assessment, triage and referrals, Connect to Wellbeing connects people with the right service at the right time. The centralised intake service is accessible online, via phone or email.
Connect to Wellbeing is a Neami National service supported by funding from the Australian Government under the PHN Program.
Through strong clinical and community connections, Connect to Wellbeing works to ensure that the right service is available at the right time. GPs and primary health teams will be provided with updates as referrals are actioned and received by service providers.
Based on the stepped care model of mental health support, Connect to Wellbeing focuses on integration of the health care system and facilitates people moving easily between programs as their support needs change over time.
What will Neami offer in return?
- Generous leave entitlements including 13 weeks paid parental leave, 4 weeks paid partner leave, 2 days wellness leave, 2 days additional carers leave, and 3 days compassionate per occasion
- Access to paid study leave and discipline specific paid external supervision
- Professional development through regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
- Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development Programs to encourage learning and skill-building
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar – access a holistic health and wellness offering of supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
- Work flexibility arrangements available for maintaining your work-life balance
What you will bring to the role?
- The Mental Health Clinical Support Coordinator will be either a Registered Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency essential, or a Social Worker with Australian Association of Social Worker (AASW) membership or is evidence that they are eligible to have membership with the AASW.
- Demonstrated experience in the provision of mental health assessment and supporting consumers with presenting mental health concerns
- Experience working with client information systems, maintaining accurate documentation and data collection
- Mental Health Accreditation/Credentials
What the role requires:
- National Criminal History Check (Police check) – disclosable outcomes considered
- Valid Working with Children Check or Blue card required before commencement of work
- Current AHPRA or AASW registration
- Current Drivers licence
- Australian Working Rights
How to apply:
The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:
Michelle Ramm, Clinical Services Manager – Connect to Wellbeing
Mobile: 0448 257 671 or Email: [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinical Support Coordinator – Neami Connect to Wellbeing enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applications will close once successful appointment has been made.
Be Yourself – Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.