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Mental Health Clinician (Health Practitioner or Clinical Nurse) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Mackay region   3 views
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Work within a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health case-management services to adults with a chronic and/or severe mental illness and adjunct co-morbidities. Case-management will include assessment, intervention and treatment as well as group work as required, in accordance with professional standards and legislation (Mental Health ACT 2016; State and national plans and policies).

About the Team

The Continuing Care Team (CCT) works individually and in group settings to provide ongoing mental health interventions. The service objectives are:

  • Always strive to have the consumer and family or carers at the centre of any care intervention.
  • To provide holistic, contemporary recovery focussed mental health care.
  • To promote and maintain mental and physical wellbeing for all consumers.
  • To ensure that services are accessible and responsive to individual needs.
  • To ensure services are delivered safely, reducing risk or potential harm as much as possible.
  • To ensure that any intervention assists the individual maintain an engaging and self-determined lifestyle in the community.
  • Ensure the service is evaluated via accreditation, KPI's and other methods of audit or feedback informing continuous service improvement.
  • To have a capable workforce able to respond to the complex competing needs of the population we serve.
  • To advocate for the consumer who may be experiencing stigma or marginalisation as a result of mental illness and psychiatric disability.
  • To educate and raise awareness of serious mental illness to the wider community.
  • To ensure the service delivered is value for money.

Mackay Hospital and Health Service ( ) has six hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and four community health centres that employ more than 3,300 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Benefits of working for Mackay HHS

  • Remuneration - Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
  • Superannuation - Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
  • Annual leave loading - 17.5%.
  • Employee assistance and peer support programs - Supporting our staff through difficult times.
  • Wellbeing programs - Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles.

How to apply

For full details of this role and how to apply, please refer to the attached Role Description.

Mandatory vaccination requirements

  • Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, vaccine preventable diseases Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B.
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19.

For more information on your vaccination requirements should you be the successful applicant for this role, please refer to the Queensland Health employment directives ( ).

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.