This is a great opportunity to enjoy being part of a friendly country health service, where you will experience broad exposure to a variety of clinical settings. You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services across the multidisciplinary Mental Health Service appropriate to the needs of consumers in the Riverland and Murray Mallee communities. Delivering integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches in your professional field of Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Psychology or Mental Health Nursing. This will include individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Working for us, you will benefit from ongoing career development and learning opportunities in a progressive rural region. You will have access to an extensive range of clinical supports on site and be part of a welcoming team environment. As a Riverland Mallee Coorong employee, you will be eligible for salary sacrifice benefits, zone allowance, and may also be eligible for relocation support.
For appointment at the AHP1/AHP2 level, you will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology and be eligible for membership with the relevant professional association. For appointment at the RN1/RN2 level, you will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate. You must also be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment, you will possess effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
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: 2 October 2020
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 704142