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Social Worker or Psychologist or Occupational Therapist (Identified) Social and Emotional Wellbeing Clinician


Metro North Mental Health, Brisbane

Provide culturally sensitive mental health and social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women residing in the Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre, their family and community. This position provides consultation, advice and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in custody who have, or are suspected of having a mental health and social and emotional wellbeing need. This includes participating in review and quality improvement of the mental health and social emotional wellbeing services, direct clinical care, assessment, crisis management, interventions and cultural advice in treatment and care planning. This position will establish and maintain relationships with a range of government and non-government agencies, including Offender Health Services (OHS) and Queensland Corrective Services for the care and treatment of clients.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support
Classification HP3
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/MH396830
Closing date 21-Dec-2021
Job duration Permanent full time
Contact person Katherine Williams
Contact details (07) 3837 5820
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Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70)

Metro North Health is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering excellent care underpinned by our values of respect, integrity, high performance, teamwork and compassion.

Metro North Health provides the full range of public sector health services including rural, regional and tertiary teaching hospitals. Our service covers an area of 4157 square kilometres and extends from the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.

Metro North facilities include:

- Caboolture Hospital

- Woodford Correctional Centre

- Kilcoy Hospital

- Redcliffe Hospital

- The Prince Charles Hospital

- The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

- Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service

- Community and Oral Health

- Metro North Mental Health

Working within Metro North Health is an opportunity to contribute to providing outstanding health services to Queenslanders. We are committed to best practice and continuous quality improvement and encourages staff to take advantage of training and development opportunities.

Metro North Health promotes a healthy balance between your work and personal life, provides flexible work hours, paid parental leave and study leave options.

For further information please visit the Metro North Health website. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Deliver high level clinical consultation and direct clinical care for clients who have, or are suspected of having, a mental illness; including triage, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning and promoting application of evidence-based care.
  • Manage a case load of clients with varying needs and identified issues including substance use (alcohol and other drugs), cultural, trauma, grief and social support needs.
  • Follow service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
  • Deliver a range of mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services including biopsychosocial assessment and planning, direct care provision, care coordination, implement interventions and referrals within prescribed professional and ethical standards.

Job ad reference number: MH396830 Close date: Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Queensland Health employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.

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