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Intake Clinician

Advertiser: Aftercare3.3 out of 53.3 overall rating (22 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
17 Oct 2019
Location
Brisbane, Western Suburbs & Ipswich
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Intake Clinician

About Us:
Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 600 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

On offer:

  • 1x Full-time & Permanent & 1x Casual Opportunity
  • Based in Ipswich
  • Paying on HPSS Level 3
  • Plus Superannuation
  • Plus Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Plus Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!!
  • Excellent training and development
  • Supportive team environment


About the role:

As an Intake Clinician you will be responsible for delivering contemporary level of profession specific clinical services assessment, treatment and evaluation within a multidisciplinary team in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards and applying clinical protocols including documentation.

As part of Aftercare's headspace team, you will:

  • Provide comprehensive mental health assessment, case management, intervention or group work as required
  • Participate in the provision of appropriate mental health education programs for health professionals, community-based services and community groups.
  • Participate in the identification, development and implementation of quality and service improvement activities that continually improve client care and enhance the delivery of services within a multidisciplinary team and the service.
  • Liaise with Senior Intake Officer to monitor and manage client pathways
  • Deliver high quality evidence based clinical care as a member of the multidisciplinary team to achieve better health outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years seeking to access primary care, mental healthcare, alcohol and drug services and social, educational and vocational services


Requirements:

  • Either of the following: Full AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse OR Provisional/General AHPRA registration as a Psychologist OR Tertiary level education in Social Work with registration or eligibility with AASW
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill to undertake routine clinical practice with a superior understanding within the continuum of care.
  • Ability to participate in a multidisciplinary team utilising high level communication skills to establish effective partnerships and provide consultation to the team as well as government and other non-government service providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the professional development of self and others through education, professional networking and application of evidence-based practice


Apply now

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt.  Closing date: 24th October 2019

About Us:
Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 600 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

On offer:

  • 1x Full-time & Permanent & 1x Casual Opportunity
  • Based in Ipswich
  • Paying on HPSS Level 3
  • Plus Superannuation
  • Plus Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Plus Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!!
  • Excellent training and development
  • Supportive team environment


About the role:

As an Intake Clinician you will be responsible for delivering contemporary level of profession specific clinical services assessment, treatment and evaluation within a multidisciplinary team in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards and applying clinical protocols including documentation.

As part of Aftercare's headspace team, you will:

  • Provide comprehensive mental health assessment, case management, intervention or group work as required
  • Participate in the provision of appropriate mental health education programs for health professionals, community-based services and community groups.
  • Participate in the identification, development and implementation of quality and service improvement activities that continually improve client care and enhance the delivery of services within a multidisciplinary team and the service.
  • Liaise with Senior Intake Officer to monitor and manage client pathways
  • Deliver high quality evidence based clinical care as a member of the multidisciplinary team to achieve better health outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years seeking to access primary care, mental healthcare, alcohol and drug services and social, educational and vocational services


Requirements:

  • Either of the following: Full AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse OR Provisional/General AHPRA registration as a Psychologist OR Tertiary level education in Social Work with registration or eligibility with AASW
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill to undertake routine clinical practice with a superior understanding within the continuum of care.
  • Ability to participate in a multidisciplinary team utilising high level communication skills to establish effective partnerships and provide consultation to the team as well as government and other non-government service providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the professional development of self and others through education, professional networking and application of evidence-based practice


Apply now

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt.  Closing date: 24th October 2019

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