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Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist - Senior (Mental Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing Clinician)


Metro North Mental Health. Brisbane, Gatton and Wacol

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. Provide culturally sensitive mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women residing in Brisbane Women’s and Southern Queensland Correctional Facilities. The role is responsible for managing a caseload to provide clinical care to consumers in custody and support with transition into community. This role also provides a clinical coordination, stakeholder engagement, and leadership role within the Indigenous Mental Health Intervention Program (IMHIP) Women’s team.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support
Classification HP4
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/MH435213
Closing date 29-Aug-2022
Job duration Permanent full time
Contact person Katherine Williams
Contact details (07) 3837 5653
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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)

 

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.

 

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

  • Use a combination of high level clinical skills and cultural knowledge to inform assessment and treatment, care planning and quality improvement of the mental health and social emotional wellbeing services provided by the team including cultural advice to Psychiatrists.
  • Apply high level leadership and communication skills to liaise with relevant clinical and non-clinical stakeholders within the correctional and community environments to coordinate a holistic approach to wellbeing.
  • Apply independent clinical judgment to complex clinical decision making, monitor and report on clinical practice and outcomes within the clinical service area, and actively participate in quality and service improvement activities.
  • 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.

 

Job ad reference number: MH435213. Close date: 29/08/2022.

 

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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