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Mental Health Clinician/Worker

Apply now Job no: 493033
Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: Ballarat
Categories: Crisis and Homelessness

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time, Maximum term position until 30 June 2021
  • Great opportunity to work within a supportive Team, making a difference in people lives.
  • Ballarat Location

About the opportunity

The Mental health clinician will have well established connections to clinical services either in the Community setting or through Mental Health services, ensuring timely response to clients who are assessed as requiring mental health treatment.

As part of the Supportive Housing team, the focus of this role is to provide timely access to comprehensive mental health assessment, early intervention and evidence-based treatment for clients, who may be rough sleeping, chronically homeless or may have been housed through the Housing First strategy within the Central Highlands region.

The clinician will provide expert based psycho-social clinical assessment that are evidence based and or best practise and that enhance the person’s recovery from a chronic mental disorder.

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About you

You will have a:

  • Relevant professional qualification and credentialing in a health-related discipline (psychology, nursing, social work or occupational therapy)
  • 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; demonstrated expertise in the application of knowledge in current evidence based treatment practices and approaches.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understating of contemporary evidence based treatments and/or best practices in relation to mental health treatments.

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)
  • Address the Core Selection Criteria in the position description

Applications closes on 11 August 2020.

Get in touch

If you have queries regarding this position, please get in touch with

Adam Liversage, A/g Coordinator, Housing and Homelessness

Email: aliversage@vt.uniting.org

About Uniting

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

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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