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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
The role of the Senior Mental Health Clinician, Co-Responder will assist in preventing and safely resolving mental health crisis situations through cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and understanding between Queensland Police Service (QPS), Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service (MSAMHS). The Allied Health Practitioner Senior CORE will work with QPS & QAS in providing in dual secondary response team to undertake rapid assessment and interventions in crisis situations in the community.
- Manage an allocated workload to deliver mental health and discipline specific 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.
- Acts as a clinical reference point with the mental health and discipline specific team and responds to every-day clinical demands.
- Collaborate on and undertake the development of evidence-based clinical practices, policies and protocols within the CORE Team and the broader Addictions and Access Service.
- Apply increasingly independent clinical judgement to multicultural mental health complex decision making with only occasional clinical/professional supervision.
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) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/1108453/hed-1221.pdf )andQueensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/1108446/qh-pol-486.pdf ).
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ( http://www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ).