Allied Health Graduate Identified Full-time Job3 weeks ago Nursing Brisbane - West,Ipswich region 7 views
About the role
West Moreton Health is working to strengthen its Allied Health workforce specialising in mental health by focusing on growing our own and ensuring that graduates have increased access to employment opportunities.
In 2023, West Moreton Health Service is offering the opportunity to complete a 24-month Allied Health Graduate Program in Mental Health for eligible graduate Psychologists, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists. The program includes rotating across and working in no more than four specialist mental health teams/ settings during the 2 years. The mental health settings included in this Allied Health Graduate Program may include:
- Acute Care Team Ipswich Hospital
- Acute Mental Health Unit Ipswich Hospital
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (AODS) Ipswich Health Plaza
- Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) Ipswich Health Plaza and Goodna Community Health Centre
- EVOLVE Therapeutic Service Ipswich Health Plaza
- Gailes Community Care Unit Gailes
- Goodna Community Care Team Goodna Community Health
- Ipswich and Rural Community Care Team Ipswich Health Plaza
- Older Person's Mental Health Service Ipswich Hospital
- The Park - Centre for Mental, Treatment, Research and Education
Our ideal candidate will be someone who is committed to learning and developing their practice skills and ability in the mental health context through active participation in continued professional development, discipline specific supervision and commitment to the full two-year (24 month) Allied Health Graduate Program.
To perform this role, it essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that the applicants are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a person who:
- identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander person; and
- is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander descent; and
- is accepted as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person by the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community in which he or she lives.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific services and programs are intended to address the gap in social and economic outcomes experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Therefore, to ensure this intention is respected, the successful candidate will be asked to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage.
Please review the associated role description in the below files for further information on the role based on your profession.
- vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 01/16(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/150120/hed-0116.pdf )
- Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 12/21(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/1108453/hed-1221.pdf ) and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/1108446/qh-pol-486.pdf ).
- Qualification as per role description requirements
17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).
For further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages.
You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a completed Graduate Summary (as found in the attachments section).