Joining the Community Mental Health Team, you will plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of mental health services appropriate to the needs of consumers in the Port Lincoln community. As a member of the multidisciplinary community team including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic/intervention and evaluation approaches including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development projects.
This will include working directly with consumers and their network and with the wider community to enhance recovery and self-determination in the least restrictive practice. Working under reduced clinical direction, you may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced mental health professionals, assistants and students. Country Health SA Mental Health embraces strength based approaches and the principles of positive psychology, and aims to be a flourishing mental health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the community it serves. Employees of Country Health SA receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support.
For appointment at the AHP2 level, you will hold a recognised qualification within the Social Work or Occupational Therapy profession, and be eligible for membership of the relevant professional association. For appointment at the RN2 level, you will be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. Demonstrating a commitment to providing consumer and family centred care within an evidence-based, recovery-orientated framework, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 10 May 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 691879