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Mental Health Clinician, Alcohol and Drug Service (Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker) Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Ipswich region,Logan - Beaudesert,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South   3 views
Job Details

The aim of MSAMHS Addiction Services is to provide a professional and confidential service for individuals, families and communities impacted by substance use. Our service provides a specialist multidisciplinary team approach, within a Harm Minimisation policy and a No Wrong Door philosophy by improving the health and wellbeing of those affected by alcohol and drugs, including people affected by the substance use of others and to increase awareness of alcohol and drug related issues within the Metro South Community.

Bayside Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) is based at Bayside Addiction and Mental Health Centre located at 2 Weippin St, Cleveland and shares premises with other Queensland Health community services including Community Mental Health Services.

The Model/s of Care
Addiction services are a specialised multidisciplinary service within MSAMHS for individuals, families, carers, and communities impacted by substance use.

The service offers support to individuals experiencing issues with any substance use including alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, inhalants and over the counter preparations. The service can be accessed in person, by phone, via GP or service referral.

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role
Manage an allocated workload to deliver Addiction services, including assessment, intervention and evaluation within a multidisciplinary team in accordance with established clinical & departmental protocols, policies and procedures, utilising evidence-based practice and ethical standards and under clinical practice supervision or professional guidance of more senior staff.
Engage in varied and complex inter-sectoral linking and liaison with relevant stakeholders and partnerships, including communication and interpretation of complex clinical information to secure the service needs of clients.
Clinicians are also provided with operational supervision on a regular basis to provide support, guidance, monitor activity and develop operational plans for the next period.
Within the Bayside Alcohol and Drug Service, the clinical staff (CNCs, CNs (Clinical Nurse), HP3s and HP4s (Health Practitioners)) in the unit operationally report to the Team Leader who reports to the Addiction Services Nursing Director. The Addiction Services Nursing Director reports operationally to the Director Addiction and Access Services and professionally to the Director of Nursing. Allied health report professionally to their professional seniors.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our ICARE values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19Health Employment Directive No. 12/21(PDF) ( )andQueensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( ).

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.