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Mental Health Clinician - Psychologist or Occupational Therapist or Social Worker


North Ward Community Care Team, Mental Health Service Group, TOWNSVILLE

Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the public healthcare provider for more than 250,000 people across a geographic area of 150,000km2, delivering a comprehensive range of services across 21 facilities, from primary care in regional locations to highly specialised care at the main hospital.

Eligible health workers who make the move to work with us may receive up to $70,000 in incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Mental Health Clinicians
Classification HP3
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV553322
Closing date 29-Apr-2024
Job duration
Contact person Kerry Adam
Contact details 07 4433 9480
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

What's on offer?
Remuneration package of up to $132,730 p.a., comprising base salary range of $76,747 - $116,332 p.a. (+ applicable allowances/benefits) (HP3), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Eligible health workers who make the move (interstate or international) to work with us may receive up to $20,000 in incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme (conditions apply).

Additional benefits
On-call and shift allowances (if applicable)
Great professional development opportunities
Attractive salary sacrificing options
Parental leave and flexible working arrangements
Employee assistance and staff wellness programs
Supportive and inclusive workplace environment
Access to corporate discounts

About the role

  • Provide flexible mental health assessment and treatment to adults with mental health difficulties living in the community within a supportive multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Provide short, medium and long-term case management so that various services and supports are provided in a coordinated and collaborative manner.
  • Provide profession specific services and consultation as required within the team and the Mental Health Service Group.

Role requirements

  • For Psychology the successful applicant must hold a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification from an accredited tertiary institution in Psychology. Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia is required. Registration with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency and possession of current practising certificate.
  • For Occupational Therapy the successful applicant must hold a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification from an accredited tertiary institution in Occupational Therapy. Registration with the Occupational Therapist Board Australia (AHPRA) is required.
  • For Social Work the successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification from an accredited tertiary institution in Social Work as well as eligibility for full membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Please refer to the role description for further details.

About the location
Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year Townsville offers the perfect laid-back coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of big city living. It is a great place for families, couples and individuals to call home.

Interested?
Enquiries are welcome, for a confidential discussion please contact Kerry Adam on (07) 4433 9480.

Apply ONLINE: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV553322

Applications close on Monday, 29 April 2024.

Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies 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.

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.

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Last updated
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